Tricks of the Trade – Property Manager Edition

E very long term rental property manager knows the woes of the tasks involved when a tenant moves out – carpet removal, wall repair, and of course, re-keying the locks. With a traditional pin & tumbler lock the re-key process can be tedious and frustrating. Plus, it can be time-consuming, taking up to 15 minutes per lock! At Kwikset, we’ve designed a number of products, from mechanical locks to smart locks, to help property managers save some time when it comes to managing the security of their properties. alternative to time-consuming master keying, offering one key control for multi-family housing. Key Control Deadbolt features a unique two-cylinder design, one for the property manager and one for the tenant, both of which can be easily rekeyed using our SmartKey Security technology. Our Key Control Deadbolt allows you to: KEY CONTROL DEADBOLT The Key Control Deadbolt is our

• Save time and money by re-key- ing yourself

KEVO SMART LOCK If your tenants are demanding smart home technology for your building the Kevo smart lock is the perfect addition. With Kevo a prop- erty manager can easily grant and revoke access to any property by us- ing eKeys. Granting an eKey to your tenant will allow them to open the Kevo lock with just a touch of their finger, and the eKey can be revoked at any time. If you’re interested in leveraging Kevo in your multi-family property, please let us know. These are just a few tips from Kwik- set on how to quickly and easily man- age access to your rental properties. • Kwikset is the leading residential lock manufacturer, making homeowners feel safe since 1946. Kwikset works hard to understand the world you live in, so that we can do everything we can to protect it. The company’s unwavering commitment to meeting homeowners’ needs has inspired its innovative lock portfolio that includes patented SmartKey Security™ deadbolts, patented SecureScreen™ touchscreen locks, keyless entry combination locks, connected home technology, first-to-market smart lock, Kevo™, door hardware with Microban® antimicrobial product protection and a wide variety of styles and finishes. Our interior and exterior door products provide customers with the quality, technology, durability and style they want while guaranteeing the highest level of security. Headquartered in Orange County, Calif., Kwikset is part of the Hardware & Home Improve- ment (HHI) division of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB). Kwikset products are sold online and through retailers and distributors throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Australia. Visit us at www. and

SMARTKEY SECURITY SmartKey Security is the patented technology that provides both best in class security and re-key conve- nience. SmartKey Security protects against common break-in methods, like lock picking and lock bumping. These security innovations will help keep your tenants, and your proper- ty, safe and secure. Plus, the re-key technology allows you as a property manager to quickly and easily re-key the lock after tenant turnover. It takes just 3 easy steps and can be completed in under a minute. SMARTKEY RESET CRADLE Many property managers like to keep a number of lock cylinders ready to swap out after a tenant moves from the property. While this isn’t necessary with our SmartKey Security cylinders, we understand the conve- nience of having backup cylinders at your disposal. The SmartKey Reset Cradle allows you to quickly and easily re-key any SmartKey Security cylinders that aren’t installed in a door. This tool also allows you to reset a SmartKey Security cylinder in the event of lost and missing keys, which we know happens all too often in a rental environment.

• Re-key your master or tenant cylinder in seconds

• Maintain key control throughout employee and tenant turnover

• Re-key the lock without removing it from the door


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