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June 24, 2021

How To Protect Your Rental Property In St. Petersburg

Whether your leasing the the family lake house or you own a diverse portfolio, you know it can be difficult to protect a rental property in St. Petersburg. When empty, your place may be a prime target for a burglar or vandal. And if you have tenants, you have to be conscious of keeping your tenants secure.

Including a mixture of solutions like monitored alarms and home automation, here are several proven methods to assist in the protection of your St. Petersburg rental property.

Protect Your Investment With Home Security Monitoring

A proven method to discourage theft or vandalism at your rental property is installing a monitored security system. Your guests can sleep easy when they feel secure against intruders, primarily when St. Petersburg is unfamiliar territory. If a intruder attempts to break in, your advanced alarm system will alert your monitoring professionals at ADT while the easy-to-hear alarm warns everyone inside. You can even receive an alert to your phone when surveillance camera identifies unusual activity.

 
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Advanced Keypad Locks Add Security When You Have New Guests

After a guest vacates your property, you should make sure they no longer have a way to enter the house. If you use traditional keys and they have a copy, then they could potentially come back later. To offset this issue, you can change the locks after each renter or install smart locks that work with with your home’s security. By using keypad locks, you can give every tenant their own code number that can deactivate when the lease ends. In the event renters return and try an old key code, you will get an alert on your phone.

Automated Devices Protect Your Rental Property In St. Petersburg -- Even When Your Property is Vacant

If you own a rental or vacation property in St. Petersburg, you need to ensure it’s protected, including when it’s not occupied. a smart method to achieve this is to give an impression that there’s always activity within the home. By integrating your advanced home security with automated features like interior and exterior lights, audio systems, and thermostats, your place will always appear occupied. Preset certain light bulbs to turn on at regular intervals throughout the day and let some music play for a while, and a would-be intruder will quickly reconsider their plans. By using home automation with your security system, you have the ability to schedule components through a mobile security app.

Securing Your Rental Property In St. Petersburg Begins With Customized Home Security

The advantages of a home security system for real estate investors are many: 24-hour monitoring, convenient automation, and smart locks with key codes are only the beginning. Get in touch with Secure24 Alarm Systems and our knowledgeable team will assist you in creating an ADT protection plan that fits your needs. Call (727) 258-2938 or fill out the form below to make an appointment.