What are the Pros and Cons of Keyless Locks?

Last Updated on November 4, 2021 by Kravelv


In past recent years, keyless doors have become very popular among homeowners around the entire world. The idea of keyless doors was originated from the cars having remote entry system; soon the modified system was applied in homes as well. People around the countries are having keyless doors because it looks different from the traditional lock system.

There are numerous reasons to consider before having a keyless door lock system in your home. However, this also have some disadvantages with it, so it is very necessary to consider all the advantages and disadvantages before you install keyless doors in your place.

Pros of Keyless Door Locks

Following are the main advantages of keyless doors you should consider:

Keys not required

The main advantage of a keyless door is that you don’t have to carry a key all the time. You don’t have to worry about losing your key and fidgeting for searching the key to open the door. You won’t need to keep any spare key as most of the homeowners do in case they lose the main key.

Code access

Another advantage of keyless door locks is that you need not to keep extra copies of your key for all the members of your family. You can easily provide entry to your home to everyone at your discretion. You just need to tell the proper code to the people if you want them to give access for your home.

Virtual Keys

You can provide different virtual keys to all the members and also can keep a track of who’s coming to your house and going out from the house.

Cons of Keyless Door Locks

While there are many advantages to install a keyless door lock system, there are also major disadvantages to keep in mind as well.

Code Hackers

It is true that keyless door locks are safe and automatically alert police and the owners if wrong code is applied or incorrect code is applied many times. But it is also possible that an intruder will get the access to your home by hacking or guessing the code. So, it becomes very important to choose your code wisely and don’t share it to many people.


 Forgetting the code

You can not only replace the keys and be locked out, forgetting the pass code of your keyless entry system is also possible and you’ll be locked out of your home in that case too.

Installation cost

Installation the keyless lock door system is also very expensive and should be considered. The cost for installing a keyless door lock system is around $150 to $200, it depends on the brand and quality of the system, whereas the normal door entry system costs around $20 to $50.

 Power Failure

As this system is electrically –powered and the disadvantages of these systems that after some time they stop working or start showing some functionality issues. This can result into the door will not be able to lock properly or completely locked. So, in this case you need to call a locksmith in Vancouver, they will try to solve your issues or uninstall the whole system.

So choosing the system is now your choice because everything you use in your daily life has some advantages and disadvantages. So, better give keyless door system a try and start accessing your door with a code you can easily remember. For any query leave your comment below. We will love to hear your opinions on this.


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2 Replies to “What are the Pros and Cons of Keyless Locks?

  1. I’ve been wanting to have a keyless lock because it’s a hassle for me to bring a key every day at work. Thank you for sharing this informative article, although what you stated is correct regarding how keyless locks provide convenience because of the access code and no key required, it also has its disadvantages. But, I would still want to give the keyless lock a try because I would like to experience the comfort that it could provide.

  2. It’s good that you point out that keyless entry locks allow you the peace of mind of not having to keep track of your house key. I have a habit of losing my house key, so I’m considering hiring a locksmith to install a keyless entry lock on my front door. I’m going to look for a good locksmith in my area to hire.

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