Smart locks are door locks that don’t require keys. Rather, they are often controlled using a smartphone app or a numeric keypad that requires a unique access code.
Smart locks are a great way to make your front door more secure. Since they can be opened with just a code or your phone, you’ll no longer need to hide a key outside your home. Hide-a-keys make it easy for burglars to break in, and smart locks solve that problem.
Yes, a keypad door lock is much safer than a door with only keyed entry. Just be sure that your passcode isn’t easy to guess or taken from anything (like your phone number) that could be easy to determine.