A Must-Read Guide to Digital Locks for Homes in Singapore

April 8, 2022

As a homeowner, you want to ensure that your home is as secure as possible. One way to do this is by installing a digital lock on your door. A digital lock provides an extra layer of security and can be programmed to allow certain people into your home while denying access to others. If you're thinking about installing a digital lock on your home, read on for our guide on the different types of digital locks available and how to choose the right one for you.

Types of digital door locks

Push-pull digital lock

Traditional key-based locks are less convenient as they require physical access to the key in order to open the door. This may not be possible if the key is lost or misplaced. The term "push-pull" describes the two methods of operation: pushing or pulling on the door handle to activate the lock.

As a type of digital mortise lock, push-pull locks are designed to fit within your main door and replace your current mechanism completely. They offer one simple step so that you can easily unlock your door every time – no key necessary! This type of lock is perfect for busy households or anyone looking for an easy upgrade to their home security. With this in mind, a digital lock with the push-pull feature is more practical and efficient.

Most push-pull digital locks also come with additional features such as fingerprint biometric and pin code access for added security. That being said, you still have the option of having physical keys at hand with push-pull digital models like the Philips Digital Lock 9300.

Digital lever lock

Another type of digital mortise lock is the digital lever lock that comes with an in-built handle. This is easier to get used to if you are switching to digital door locks for the first time. In terms of security features, digital lever locks like the Igloohome Mortise 2 and Bosch Digital Lock ID30B can be opened with RFID card, pin code as well as fingerprint scan.

Digital deadbolt lock

Made of thick metal, digital deadbolt locks combines the security of a traditional deadbolt lock with the convenience of a digital keypad. Kaiser Deadbolt M2000, for example, can not only be accessed with pin code and RFID card, but it can also be connected with any device that has Bluetooth. Once it’s synced up, you can easily access your home or office whenever you’re in range.

Digital rim lock

Best installed on gates, rim locks are similar to deadbolt locks such that they can be complement existing door mechanisms. It is handle-free and can usually be opened with a pin code that is entered on the keypad. This makes them ideal for homes and businesses that want extra security, as only those who know the code can unlock the door.

In terms of affordability and convenience, digital rim locks such as Kaadas Digital Lock R6G and Schlage Digital Lock S480 are definitely worth considering. They can be opened quickly and easily with just a few taps on the keypad.

Shop at Hoz

As more and more homes go "smart", the need for better security has increased. A digital door lock is a great way to keep unwanted guests out of your home, and it can also provide you with peace of mind knowing that your loved ones are safe.

From push-pull to digital rim locks, you can select from a wide range of stylish designs that will complement any home décor. They come in many different finishes and sizes, so you can find one that perfectly matches your taste and needs. To get started, check out the best digital locks to consider in 2022  and shop online at Hoz today.

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