Digital door locks provide a low cost solution for buildings that require a reliable means of access control without the need of keys. The simple controls and alarm protections also make these locks a top pick for modern-day residences.
There are different brands of digital door locks in the market and depending on quality, prices can go from £30 up to more than £1000. Some models have more combinations than the others and some models have more extra features than the others. For instance, there are brands offering digital door locks that are water-resistant. There are also brands offering these locks in multiple access types (PIN, card, tag, etc.). There are also models that can be connected to smartphone apps and CCTVs for a more convenient access.
Generally, digital door locks can either be mechanical or electronic. They can also have or not have a key-override option. The materials used in the digital door locks also vary per model. The most common materials used are stainless steel, chrome, brass and nickel.
Fresh installation of a, low cost internal internal digital door lock can go from £105 on average to upwards of £160 depending on the company you choose to do the job. Old-school businesses who offer digital door installation services may charge less than big-name companies.