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What Every Business & Homeowner Needs to Know About Access Control


Access control systems are keyless electronic locks for doors that provide both businesses and homes with greater security. By allowing keyless entry, these systems remove security flaws prevalent with traditional locks (like keys being stolen, broken or lost) while making it easier and convenient for property owners to control who has access to their buildings.

The Flying Locksmiths routinely install access control systems at businesses and homes across the United States, helping to create safer environments through superior technology.


If you own a business, or you’re concerned about the security of your home, then a new access control system can give you the peace of mind of knowing that you’re protected from unwanted visitors.

Primary benefits of access control systems include:

  • Complete control over who enters your building or home.
  • No keys to lose, break or misplace.
  • Customizable, based on your unique needs.
  • Ability to track who comes and goes.
  • Very easy and convenient to use.
  • More secure than traditional locks and keys for improved safety.


There are several different types of access control systems, including:

Bluetooth Locks – Bluetooth locks are keyless locks which operate with a simple smartphone app. Many homeowners prefer bluetooth locks so they can unlock their doors with their smartphones and share access with others (like housekeepers or contractors) remotely. With a bluetooth lock, you can even monitor activity at your home when you’re away for better security and peace of mind.

Key Fobs – Also known as proximity fobs, key fobs are small hand-held devices with built-in authentication that either grants or denies access to a building. When the proper identification number is entered on the fob, it sends a coded signal to the connected door lock, which unlocks the door and grants the user access to the building.

Key Cards – A key card looks similar to a credit card and is designed to grant access through an electronically-powered door. The user gains access by either swiping the card or tapping it against the reader. If a key card is lost, it can be deactivated and replaced easily.


With over 70 years of experience backing us, you can trust the Flying Locksmiths to keep your home and business safe and secure! To learn more about access control and how it can benefit you, give us a call at 1-800-649-5397.