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June 24, 2021

Tips To Protect Your Rental Property In Fort Collins

Whether your leasing the your parents' old condo or you are a real estate investor with a diverse rental portfolio, you know it can be difficult to protect a rental property in Fort Collins. When empty, your unit might be appealing for a burglar or vandal. And if you have guests, you also have to try safeguarding human beings.

Ranging from 24/7 monitoring to advanced smart devices, here are a few tips and tricks to assist in the protection of your Fort Collins rental property.

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

One of the best deterrents against rental or vacation property damage is security monitoring. Your renters will rest easier if they have protection against intruders, primarily when Fort Collins is somewhere they’ve never visited before. In the event a intruder tries to enter, your security system will contact your 24/7 ADT monitoring team while the high-decibel alarm warns all people within the home. You also can have notifications sent to your phone when a surveillance camera picks up a lurker.

 
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Smart Locks Make It Easier To Rotate Renters

If a tenant moves out, you have to make sure they don’t maintain entry to your property. In the event they took a key with them, then they could potentially to regain entry. To counteract this concern, you might switch out your locks each time a lease ends or have smart locks installed that work with with your home security system. By using smart locks, you can give each occupant their own code number that will expire when they vacate the property. If past occupants return and attempt to use their outdated code, you will get an alert on your phone.

Automation Protects Your Rental Property In Fort Collins -- Even When You’re Not Home

When you have a rental or vacation property in Fort Collins, you you still have to protect the unit when there’s nobody there. The best way to do that is to make it look like there's someone home. By integrating your advanced home security with automated features like smart bulbs, thermostats, and speakers, your place will always appear occupied. Preset your lighting to come on at different times of the night and let some music play for a while, and a potential burglar will think twice before trying to enter. By using the proper home security, you are able to program devices with a simple smartphone interface.

Protecting Your Rental Property In Fort Collins Starts With A Custom Home Security Package

The benefits of an ADT system for rental 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 start customizing an ADT home security plan that fits your needs. Dial (970) 316-5674 or fill out the form below to get started.