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June 24, 2021

Ways To Protect Your Rental Property In Wausau

Whether you’re renting out the family lake house or you have a diverse rental portfolio, you know of how difficult it can be to protect a rental property in Wausau. If vacant, your unit may look enticing for thieves or vandals. And if you have guests, you also must keeping people safe.

Including a mixture of solutions like security monitoring and smart devices, here are a few tips and tricks to make sure you’re fully protecting your Wausau rental property.

Use 24-Hour Monitoring To Guard Your Rental Home

An effective way to prevent criminal activity at your rental is security monitoring. Your guests will enjoy more peace of mind if they feel protected against intruders, especially if Wausau is unknown to them. If a intruder tries to force his way in, your alarms will contact your 24/7 ADT monitoring team while the warning siren alerts all people within the home. You can even get an alert to your mobile device if a security camera spots a potential burglar.

 
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Smart Locks Add Security When You Have New Guests

When a tenant vacates your property, you need to ensure they don’t maintain access to your property. If you use traditional keys and they have a copy, then they have the ability to come back later. To offset this issue, you might switch out your locks each time a lease ends or have smart locks installed that work with with your home’s security. By using smart locks, you can give every tenant a unique code that can deactivate when they vacate the property. If past occupants return and use their old code on the keypad, you will get an alert on your phone.

Smart Home Automation Protects Your Rental Property In Wausau -- Even When You’re Not Home

When you invest in a rental or vacation home in Wausau, you you still have to ensure it’s protected, including when it's vacant. The best way to do this is to make it look like there's someone home. By connecting your property’s security system to home automation components like smart bulbs, thermostats, and speakers, your place will look occupied at all times. Set certain light bulbs to turn on at specific hours during the day and night and engage your sound system for a couple hours or more, and a curious prowler will quickly reconsider their plans. By using the right security system, you are able to program devices with a mobile security app.

Securing Your Rental Property In Wausau Begins With A Security System

The advantages of an ADT system for property owners are numerous: smart locks, automation, and monitoring are just the tip of the iceberg. Get in touch with Secure24 Alarm Systems and our experts will help you customize an ADT protection plan that fits your needs. Call (715) 256-7915 or submit our online form to request service.