A Texas Locksmith is here to help make sure your new home is ready for you:
A Texas Locksmith will verify the proper locks and locking mechanizers are installed where required by
A Texas Locksmith will verify the proper latching devices are installed on windows and sliding glass
A Texas Locksmith will verify the proper viewing devices on installed on exterior doors.
If the proper devices are not installed; A Texas Locksmith is ready to bring your home up
Tenants have very specific rights, in the State of Texas, that can not
be waived in the lease - http://www.housing-rights.org/locks.html
The landlord is required to provide
rental unit with the following security devices at the landlord's
window latch on each exterior window in the dwelling.
A doorknob lock or keyed deadbolt on each exterior
A keyless bolting device (i.e. a keyless deadbolt) on
each exterior door.
A door viewer on each exterior
A pin lock AND either a handle latch or a security bar
on each exterior sliding glass door.
A landlord is required to change or rekey locks within
seven days of a new tenant moving in.
All of these requirements are at the landlords expense.
Additional changes are the responsibility of the renter.