Door Lock

Digital Door Locks for your Home

“Increasing the security for your Home with the Digital Door Locks

Your home is considered to be a warm and safe place where you can recharge your mind, your soul and your energy after you are exhausted from your whole day working or you’re studying. Therefore, your home can be considered as the safe zone for many persons to maintain and to prevent the outsiders and the intruders from entering into your home or to protect your home from burglary.

The gate door is the outpost of your home which will protect your home from burglary, if not including the fence gate for your landed property or your horizontal house. Your main gate door will make your home more burglar resistant. The home owner should carefully select the good quality gate door which is durable and strong.  However, a door lock for the door also plays an important role to protect your home from burglary.

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Nowadays, various types of the door locks have been developed with different usability characteristics, different designs, different special functions which will be suitable for different uses.

Since the abilities of the safety and the security for each room in the home or in the building are different, therefore, we should select the door lock according to the objectives of the usability and the applications of the doors, especially the main door. The door locks for the main doors are very important to protect and security the intruders from your home. The door locks provide the absolute safety. It is used to manage the front door of your home.

Let’s take a look at the types of the door locks before we learn about the systems of the door locks, in order to take them into consideration for the functions and the designs which are suitable with our main doors.

Types of Door Handles

1. Doorknobs or Levers

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Door knobs have been in use for hundreds of years, and are typically spherical shaped. They can be used to open latches by turning and can be paired with locks for security if required. They come in a range of styles and designs, such as antique cast iron door knobs for use in traditional and period buildings, to decorative and more contemporary stainless steel and polished chrome doorknobs. As well as traditional doorknobs, you can also purchase center doorknobs, which are more for decorative purposes, adding a feature onto your front door.

It’s not easy choosing doorknobs for both exterior doors and interior doors because there are so many different types of doorknobs. You have different features, styles, locking mechanism, finish and various functions. The locking systems of the doorknobs can be 5 pin doorknobs or 6 pin doorknobs.  The door can be locked from inside and can be unlocked from outside.

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There are four different types of doorknobs: keyed entrance, privacy, passage and dummy knobs. Deadbolts – These are often forgotten. Most exterior doors are also pre-drilled for deadbolts.

Passage knobs. Also known as Passage, Hall, and Closet Doorknobs. The passage, hall and closet function is ideal for doors in hallways, closets, and other rooms where a key is not necessary. The lock is freely operational from both sides of the door at all times. It can be used between rooms where privacy is not important. Has two, non-locking knobs, one on each side of the door. Some models use levers instead of knobs. Available in a wide variety of styles and finishes.

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2. Door Handles

The door handles have various types, various designs and various functions. The door handles can be categorized into four types according to their usability functions:

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1) D pull Handles with no locks

D pull handles are a great solution to doors that do not require latches and open inwards.  Fitted externally onto the door, they come in a wide range of styles and are often chosen for their simplicity and ease of use. Choose from curved D handles, straight edge handles and T handles which have extensions at each end to create a more linear appeal. This type of D pull handles is suitable for the cabinet, the decorative doors, the sliding doors or any buildings in the public area.  It is easy to open and close and fast and convenient to use as well. This type of D pull handles is not focused on the safety.

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2) D pull Handles with no locks

Thumb turns are most commonly used in bathrooms. Simply operated, the thumb turn moves the bolt into and out of the lock. Thumb turns are used for privacy, but not for security because thumb turns can generally be operated with a coin turn from the outside in case of emergency.

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3) Lever on backplate Door Handles

Lever on backplate handles are handles that are supplied with a backplate. They are a traditional style handle and can be supplied just as a lever with back plate, with a lever and a lock, or with just a thumb turn, most commonly used for bathrooms. The back plate provides an opportunity to choose from a range of styles, from the classic shape, to square, curved or more traditional buildings.

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4) Digital Door Handles with the security system

This type of digital door handles will have the pull handles and the digital plates. The key and the scan must be used in order to reach the digital plates. It can be used for the areas which require the privacy and the security e.g. condominiums, banks, museums, palaces and embassies.

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After we learn about the type of the door handles. Next we are going to learn about the systems of the various types of the door locks. Which systems of the door locks are suitable with which part of the houses or the buildings? Let’s take a look now!!

Types of the systems of the Door Locks

1. Analog Door Locks

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The analog door locks will use the keys to lock and unlock the doors. This system has been used for a long time. The analog door locks is considered to be the first system used in the world which have been used to protect the burglary and the intruders.

The system of analog door locks is not complicated. It is easy to use. It can be self- installed. No specialized installer is required. The price is variable for you to select.

However the non-complexity of the analog door locks system will have some concerns about the security of the doors of your home which can be easily unlocked by the burglar. Therefore, if you would like to use this type of analog door locks, the reputable and good quality brand of analog door locks must be taken into consideration and you must be ensured that the key for unlocking is not duplicated, especially if you use the analog door locks with the main doors. You must carefully select the brand of the analog door locks.

The system of analog door locks can be used with any type of rooms, can be used with any place since it is easy for installation. The prices of analog door locks can be variable from the cheap price to the luxurious price.Analog Door Locks 2

2. Keypad Door Locks

The system of the Keypad door locks is the system of door locks which have been developed to increase more security for your home and buildings than the analog door locks.

The Keypad door locks open via a code entered into a keypad or touchscreen. It’s keyless convenience but stops short of device connectivity. The unique entry codes must be keyed and the door will be unlocked by the key.

Some keypad door locks will use only the unique entry codes without using of the key. This type of keypad door locks are commonly used in the buildings with fewer people because it is more secured than the analog door locks. However the cost and the complexity of the setting of the system is not so high when being compared with the digital door locks.

3. Portable Door Locks

A portable door lock (PDL) device is intended to provide extra security for you while you are behind a locked door. PDLs prevent the door from being pushed open, even if it has been unlocked, to help provide “additional safety, security, and privacy” while you are in, for example, your hotel room.

This portable door lock is a small, slim device that travels easily in your backpack, purse, or suitcase and can be installed on many different types of doors.

Constructed of a stainless-steel plate, the Portable Door Lock is installed from the inside of a door and prevents even a key from unlocking the door. However, it’s important that you follow the manufacturer’s directions for use and perform a fit test to make sure the Portable Door Locks won’t get stuck and cause complications.

This portable door lock has been widely used by travelers, apartment dwellers, and anyone else who feels concerned that someone with a key might gain unauthorized access through a locked door. It truly is an easy way to increase your peace of mind.

4. Digital Door Locks

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** These Price as of November 2020

The system of the Digital Door Locks is considered to be the innovative system which has been developed after other systems by focusing on the high security for your home with the complexity of the installation and the usability than other systems.

However, the complexity of the system of the digital door locks has different levels of complexity. Currently, the manufacturers who manufacture the digital door locks, have tried to design the easy functions of the system of the digital door locks so that the home owner can have the digital door locks installed with the main door at home and the home owners can have the easy setting of the system of the digital door locks. The home owners can have the digital door locks installed and can set the system by themselves.

In addition to this, the system of the digital door locks can be linked with the mobile remote control system for more convenience and easy use. Our digital door locks can solve all the problems and the requirement of people nowadays by using the combination of technology and the system perfectly.

The digital door locks are commonly used in the moderate to large buildings, or the hotels, the important places and the buildings. However, nowadays, many home owners tends to use the digital door locks for the installation of the digital door locks of the main door of their home for the security purpose, especially the home with the children and the old people living inside.

Furthermore, the landlord in Airbnb tends to use the digital door locks for their rental apartment or condos which is easy for the tenants to use the room without face-to-face meeting and can communicate with each other on chat program.

Why do you have to change your door to Digital Door Locks?

From the aforesaid information, let’s come to know about the reason why the home owners should change the old system of door locks to be the digital door locks.

1. More safety, more security

It is certain that the system of the digital door locks can give the high level of the security for your home. Some models of the digital door locks are the fingerprint door locks or face door locks with eyes scanner which are considered to be very private. The intruders are absolutely unable to unlock the system of the digital door locks. If the personal information is not found in the set system.

The systems of some other models which might not have the aforesaid scanners, are considered to have the high security systems since the key unique entry codes are required, the set RF card must be used to touch with the digital door locks in order to activate the unlocking systems of the digital door locks through the Bluetooth of the mobile phone which has been set and linked with the digital door locks or the remote control can be used with the digital door locks in order to activate the unlocking system of the digital door locks from outside.

2. Less power energy

The systems of the digital door locks have been developed for the home owners for easy use.  The installations of the electricity systems for many models of the digital door locks are not necessary. Only the alkaline battery can be used for the digital door locks. If the battery of the digital door locks is flat and low, the digital door locks will give the sound signal to the home owners in order to change the battery. 

However, if the battery has been used up and all of the family members are outside and unable to change the battery from inside the house, the unlocking of the digital door locks can be done in various ways which depend on the individual models e.g. the digital door locks can be unlocked by inserting the key in the hidden compartment of the digital door locks, or the 9 volt alkaline battery can be used to recharge the battery in the emergency hold of the digital door locks to stimulate the temporary electricity system to enable us to key the password to unlock the system of the digital door locks.

3. Password set-up or Fingerprint set-up can be done easily by yourself

The set-up of the password for the digital door locks can be done easily by yourself. If you would like to change the password or manage the additional fingerprints or the deleting your fingerprints, the manuals will be provided by many brands of the digital door locks for you to read, together with the installation manuals of the digital door locks as well as the video clips of the demonstration of the installation of the digital door locks which have been uploaded on YouTube so that the customer can visit and watch the video clips of the manuals of the installation easily.

4. The Keyless Connectivity of the functions through mobile phones or tablets with your finger touch

The systems of the digital door locks are considered to be the advanced technology which can solve all the problems of the new generation of people very well. Almost everyone in this world has the mobile phones.  Having had the keyless connectivity of the functions through mobile phones, the digital door locks are very convenient to use. If you are not sure whether you have already locked your doors, you can check from the applications of the digital door locks on your mobile phones. If the doors of your house are not locked, you can activate the locking system of the digital door locks from your mobile phone. No need to go back home to have your door locked.

These are some of the benefits of changing your doors to be the digital door locks. If you would like to know other additional benefits of the digital door locks, we recommend you to use the digital door locks with you main doors at home. Please try the digital door locks and then you will love them.

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