Love it or loathe it Smart technology is here to stay. It may not be for your personally, but with homeowners increasingly adopting it throughout their homes, you'd be naive not to be thinking about the opportunities it may hold for your business.
Whether it's asking Alexa to compile a shopping list, using Hive to control heating and lighting or keeping a closer eye on visitors with a video doorbell, many homeowners are embracing smart technology in their daily life.
Any tech savvy homeowner already using the above, is likely to be thinking about how the security of their home fits in with smart capabilities, when purchasing a new door.
From the beginning of this year all our doors will be supplied with the high performance Avantis multipoint locking system. It can remain just that if that's what the homeowner requires, but for those looking for a smart door it's a simple upgrade to transform it to a Kubu lock.
The homeowner simply orders the Kubu starter kit. Once received the Kubu module effortlessly slots into the Avantis lock. As with any smart tech device the app is downloaded and is then paired with the Kubu home hub.
The homeowners new smart door offers them innovative lock monitoring technology enabling them to remotely check the status of their door and receive notifications at every turn of the key. They can also set schedules and share doors with family and friends. With a perimeter feature that helps prevent the homeowner from leaving their door unlocked, the technology offers the ultimate peace of mind with the knowledge the owner's home, family and belongings are safe and secure.
The Avantis lock requires a different prep do will not be a retrospective option for any doors already supplied. Doors with pull bar handles will continue to be supplied with the current Winkhaus AV2/AV3 locks.
Should you wish to take advantage of the benefits of offering a smart door we are ready, your doors are ready, all you have to do is highlight the features in the sales pitch and give the homeowner the info to upgrade.