Rental Security for Rental Home

Remote Security for Your Furnished Rental Home

  Landlords lose money when their rental properties go unoccupied, but they risk losing even more if the empty property is burglarized. And tenants want to feel safe and secure in their rental homes. Modern security systems can satisfy both: They make it easy to monitor rental properties and they also have the added convenience of remote management of locks, temperature control, and much more. Here are a few basic features landlords and renters should keep in mind when choosing a system to help secure their furnished rental home....

Recoding a Garage Door Remote For Added Security

In one of my prior entries, I suggested re-keying door locks as a more cost-efficient, do-it-yourself method than having an entire lock changed repeatedly after each tenant occupancy. I realized that I left out another helpful method of re-securing a home for each new tenant. Not all rental properties are condominiums or apartment complexes with large common garages. Some landlords rent out a house in the suburbs with a garage attached to the home. Recently, I had to hire a specialist to re-program a garage door remote and learned how simple it is. In the case of the Genie...