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June 24, 2021

Ways To Protect Your Rental Property In Killeen

Whether you rent a single property or you have a diverse portfolio, you know it can be difficult to protect a rental property in Killeen. If it’s not occupied, your place might be appealing for thieves or vandals. And if you have renters, you also must keeping your tenants secure.

From security monitoring to home automation, here are several proven methods to help you protect your Killeen rental property.

Protect Your Properties With Home Security Monitoring

One of the best deterrents against rental or vacation property damage is installing a monitored security system. Your tenants can sleep easy if they feel protected against invaders, especially if Killeen is unknown to them. If a burglar tries to break in, your alarms will contact your monitoring professionals at ADT while the easy-to-hear alarm warns your visitors or tenants. You can even receive an alert to your phone when surveillance camera identifies unusual activity.

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Smart Key Codes Add Security When You Have New Guests

After a guest vacates your property, you need to they don’t retain entry to their old house. If they took or copied a key, then they could potentially come back later. To combat this problem, you could install new locks every time a tenant leaves or install smart locks that integrate with your home’s security. By using smart locks, you can give each occupant a unique code that will expire once they leave. And if they ever do come back and try an old key code, you will get an alert on your smartphone.

Automation Protects Your Rental Property In Killeen -- Even When Your Property is Vacant

When you invest in a rental or vacation property in Killeen, you also have to protect the unit when there’s nobody there. An effective way to achieve this is to make it look like there's someone home. By integrating your advanced home security with automated features like lighting, entertainment systems, and climate control, your place will consistently appear to be inhabited. Set certain light bulbs to activate at specific hours during the day and night and play music for a few hours, and a would-be intruder will quickly reconsider their plans. With the right security system, you can set schedules through a convenient smartphone application.

Securing Your Rental Property In Killeen Begins With A Custom Home Security Package

The benefits of a home security system for rental owners are numerous: smart locks, automation, and monitoring are only the beginning. Contact Secure24 Alarm Systems and our knowledgeable team will start customizing an ADT package that fits your needs. Call (254) 236-2429 or fill out the form below to make an appointment.