Good thing about buying the SmartKey™ lock:
- Nobody can pick the lock if you get locked out.
- You can rekey the lock yourself as many times as you want.
- Lifetime mechanical and finish warranty. Meaning that, if a locksmith or you are unable to rekey this lock, or the key will not work anymore. You will get a new lock free from Kwikset.
Bad thing about buying the SmartKey™ lock:
- If you get locked out or lose the key...the lock will have to be drilled out. This means you will have to buy a new lock.
The SmartKey™ deadbolt locks start about $30 each.
See their web site for more info: https://www.kwikset.com/