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June 24, 2021

Tips To Protect Your Rental Property In Bloomington

Whether you rent your parents' old condo or you own a diverse portfolio, you know it can be difficult to protect a rental property in Bloomington. If it’s not occupied, your residence may be a prime target for burglars or intruders. Also, if you are currently leasing, you have to be conscious of keeping people safe.

Including a mixture of solutions like security monitoring and smart devices, here are several proven methods to help you protect your Bloomington rental property.

Use Round-The-Clock Monitoring To Secure Your Vacation Or Rental House

A proven method to discourage criminal activity at your rental is security monitoring. Your renters will rest easier when they have protection against intruders, primarily when Bloomington is unfamiliar territory. If a intruder attempts to break in, your security system will notify your monitoring professionals at ADT while the easy-to-hear alarm rouses everyone inside. You even have the ability to receive mobile alerts when surveillance camera identifies unusual activity.

 
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Smart Key Codes Simplify Security With New Renters

When a tenant moves on, you should make sure they are cut from access. If you use traditional keys and they have a copy, then they could potentially to regain entry. To counteract this concern, you can change the locks after each renter or have smart locks installed that integrate with your security system. With smart locks, you can allocate every tenant their own code number that will no longer work when they vacate the property. And if they ever do come back and attempt to use their outdated code, you will receive a notification on your phone.

Automation Protects Your Rental Property In Bloomington -- Even If You’re Away

When you have a rental or airbnb in Bloomington, you also have to protect the unit when it's vacant. The best way to do this is to make it look like there's someone home. By linking your home security system to automation devices like smart bulbs, thermostats, and speakers, your place will always appear occupied. Program your lighting to come on at regular intervals throughout the day and play music for a few hours, and a would-be intruder will think twice before trying to enter. With the proper home security, you are able to program devices with a convenient smartphone application.

Securing Your Rental Property In Bloomington Begins With A Security System

The advantages advanced home security for property owners are countless: 24-hour monitoring, convenient automation, and smart locks with key codes are just the tip of the iceberg. Reach out to Secure24 Alarm Systems and our experts will help you customize an ADT package that makes sense for your rental. Call (309) 316-6083 or submit our online form to make an appointment.