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June 24, 2021

Ways To Protect Your Rental Property In Columbus

Whether you rent a single property or you have a diverse rental portfolio, you understand of how difficult it can be to protect a rental property in Columbus. If it’s not occupied, your unit might be appealing for burglars or intruders. And if you have tenants, you also must keeping your tenants secure.

From 24/7 monitoring to smart security, here are a few tips and tricks to assist in the protection of your Columbus rental property.

Safeguard Your Properties With A Monitored Security System

One of the best deterrents against criminal activity at your rental is installing a monitored security system. Your renters will rest easier when they feel protected against invaders, particularly if Columbus is unknown to them. If a thief tries to break in, your security system will contact your monitoring professionals at ADT while the high-decibel alarm alerts everyone inside. You can even receive a notification to your smartphone when a surveillance camera identifies a lurker.

 
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Smart Key Codes Simplify Security With New Renters

If a renter moves out, you should make sure they are cut from a way to enter the house. In the event they took a key with them, then they could possibly come back later. To counteract this concern, you might switch out your locks each time a lease ends or have smart locks installed with your home’s security. By using keypad locks, you can give every tenant a unique code that will expire when the lease ends. And if they ever do come back and use their old code on the keypad, you will get an alert on your phone.

Smart Home Automation Protects Your Rental Property In Columbus -- Even When You’re Not Home

If you own a rental or vacation property in Columbus, you you still have to protect the unit when it’s not occupied. An effective way to do this is to make it look like that people are present. By integrating your advanced home security with automated features like lighting, entertainment systems, and climate control, your unit will consistently appear to be inhabited. Program your lighting to come on at different times of the night and engage your sound system for a couple hours or more, and a potential burglar will second-guess their intentions. When you have the proper home security, you can set schedules through a simple smartphone interface.

Protecting Your Rental Property In Columbus Starts With A Security System

The benefits of an ADT system for real estate investors are countless: 24-hour monitoring, convenient automation, and smart locks with key codes are just the tip of the iceberg. Contact Secure24 Alarm Systems and our experts will help you customize an ADT home security plan that is perfect for your property. Call (706) 397-7027 or complete the form on this page to request service.