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June 24, 2021

Ways To Protect Your Rental Property In St. Louis

Whether you’re renting out a single property or you are a real estate investor with an array of investment properties, you understand that it can be challenging to protect a rental property in St. Louis. When empty, your residence might be appealing for burglars or intruders. Also, if you are currently renting, you also must keeping people safe.

Ranging from round-the-clock monitoring to advanced smart devices, here are several proven methods to assist in the protection of your St. Louis rental property.

Safeguard Your Investment With Home Security Monitoring

One of the best deterrents against rental or vacation property damage is the installation of a home security system with monitoring. Your tenants will enjoy more peace of mind when they have protection against invaders, especially if St. Louis is unfamiliar territory. In the event a burglar tries to break in, your security system will alert your 24/7 ADT monitoring team while the warning siren rouses all people within the home. You also can have notifications sent to your smartphone when security camera picks up unusual activity.

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Smart Key Codes Simplify Security With New Renters

If a renter vacates your property, you have to make sure they don’t retain entry to their old house. If they took or copied a key, then they have the ability to re-enter your home. To counteract this concern, you might switch out your locks each time a lease ends or utilize smart keypad locks that integrate with your security system. With smart locks, you can allocate every tenant a unique code that can deactivate when the lease ends. In the event renters return and use their old code on the keypad, you will get an alert on your smartphone.

Automated Devices Protect Your Rental Property In St. Louis -- Even If You’re Away

When you invest in a rental or airbnb in St. Louis, you need to secure the house when it’s not occupied. An effective way to do that is to give an appearance that there’s always activity within the home. By linking your home security system to automation devices like interior and exterior lights, audio systems, and thermostats, your place will always appear occupied. Set your lighting to activate at specific hours during the day and night and play music for a few hours, and a potential burglar will think twice before trying to enter. With the proper home security, you have the ability to schedule components through a simple smartphone interface.

Protecting Your Rental Property In St. Louis Begins With A Custom Home Security Package

The benefits of advanced home security for property owners are many: smart locks, automation, and monitoring are only the beginning. Contact Secure24 Alarm Systems and our experts will start customizing an ADT protection plan that makes sense for your rental. Dial (314) 274-9817 or complete the form on this page to make an appointment.