Many houses are on a master key system, meaning multiple brokers, contractors, appraisers, and other people could have the key. For safety precautions—and peace of mind—it's best to immediately install new locks before moving in.
Related: Toss Your Keys—9 High-Tech Door Locks
Best Commercial Stainless ... $52.40
WoodBridge T-0001, Dual Fl... $279.00
Zodiac 9-100-1014 All Purp... $24.88
SGT KNOTS Twisted ProManil... $49.95
J5 Tactical V1-Pro Flashli... $9.99
BLACK+DECKER LDX120C 20-Vo... $54.56
Custom Leathercraft 125M H... $9.27
Snow Joe AZ-25-EB Melt-2-G... $15.99
Husqvarna 240 2 HP Chainsa... $179.95
Suncast SC1350 18-Inch Sno... $24.72
The latest in news, tips, & inspiration delivered right to your inbox.
We'll send you an email as soon as Bob Vila Academy launches
Enroll now and learn DIY basics from the next generation of home improvement experts