Thursday, March 26, 2015 in
As spring works its way to life, it's time to get rid of
winter's evidence and give your home a light, clean feeling. For
some, Mother Nature may not be sure which season she wants to stick
with so we put this interior checklist together to help you tackle
little updates while you're still stuck...
Friday, March 20, 2015 in
If there's one thing we've learned from this year's cost vs. value report, it's that
over-improving won't help you recoup those major costs when it
comes time to sell your home. As long as your home is functional
and major repairs that impact the integrity are not needed, your
dollars and time will...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 in
This month, we've shown you how doors aren't just a barrier
between rooms. They can become an extension of your personal style
with the right creative twist. If you've been inspired
to try something new on your doors, we'd like to share a few of our
favorite painting tips that will help you pull off...
Thursday, February 19, 2015 in
During the bustle and excitement of the holiday season, brisk
winter days have a magical feeling. Fast forward to February, and
the lustrous glow of holiday decor and powdery snow is replaced
with barren landscapes, dirty slush and bitter cold winds. You
can't help but count the days until spring...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 in
With frigid temperatures continuing to plague most of the
country, your exterior home projects might find themselves coming
to a screeching halt. Not to worry! There are plenty of DIY projects that you can tackle inside the
warmth of your home. In the spirit of our Adore Your Doors giveaway, let's...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 in
Does your kitchen decor need a refresh? Don't let your walls and
cabinets have all the fun when our favorite home accessory - your
doors - is begging for attention. If you have a pantry or exterior
entrance in your kitchen, here are a few inspiring ways you can
take a blank canvas and create...
Monday, December 29, 2014 in
It's hard to believe another year has flown by. Before we dive
in to the next one, we'd like to reflect on what you - our audience
- enjoyed most in 2014. Check out our most-read blog posts
1. Automate Your Home with Schlage Touchscreen
Deadbolt and WinkHome automation is quickly becoming a...
Monday, September 8, 2014 in
Painting? Remodeling the kitchen? Taking on a bathroom
makeover or other home improvement project? Did you know refreshing
your door hardware puts the finishing touch on these
We want to inspire you to refresh your home’s interior, starting
with your door
knobs! Door hardware is an...
Monday, July 28, 2014 in
Tired of that boring builder-grade door? Maybe it's time for
a fresh look -- with paint! But first, the experts at Painted Furniture Ideas share what you need to
know before taking on this DIY home remodeling
A fresh coat of paint on your front door can do wonders for your
home. It can give...
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 in
That sheen. That sparkle. That right out of
the box and onto your door shine! But what happens when
the finish you fell in love with is looking a little worn and no
longer has the luster it did when you first bought it? The trick is
preventing your hardware from getting to that tarnished point!
Thursday, May 15, 2014 in
WIRE)--Schlage, a brand that bridges the gap between security
and design in decorative door hardware and locks, has cemented its
role as a category leader by bringing together today’s most
influential home décor and design opinion makers in a virtual
debate focused on a hot...
Thursday, March 13, 2014 in
Your front door is more than just another part of your home. It
has to be secure (obviously), but it’s also a showpiece—one of the
first things a guest at your home will see. That’s why it’s
important to choose the
best handleset for it.
While these two neighboring doors have similar Schlage...
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 in
Leading Lock Brand Showcases the Most Technologically
Advanced Mechanical and Electronic Locks with In-Demand Decorative
Hardware at 2014 International Builders' Show
CARMEL, Ind.--Schlage, creator of the
strongest security products available to the home builders market,
is bridging the gap between...
Friday, July 26, 2013 in
Have you ever wondered where door
knobs came from? Their history is intriguing. We’ve scoured the web
to compile this short overview of door knobs. At your next party, surprise your
friends with your expertise in door knobs!Wooden doors and door handles first appeared around 5,000 years
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 in
for a quick and easy way to update your home décor? Try some new
door hardware. It won’t bust your budget or take a weekend, or
even or a whole day. No matter what your style, today’s selection
of decorative designs offers something to harmonize with every
Schlage’s new Decorative...
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 in
Every homeowner wants their house to look as good as possible,
and with spring upon us and summer rapidly approaching, now is the
time to start thinking about your curb appeal. Home improvements
can be large, costly projects, but they don’t have to be. You can
easily add some style – and value – to...
Friday, October 12, 2012 in
So you're building a home...
Are you thinking of building a new home or in the process of
working with a builder to create the sweet house you always dreamed
of having? Building a new home can be quite a process, filled with
paying close attention to big and small details. The options are
Thursday, August 9, 2012 in
Whether your bathroom needs new interior door
hardware because the door knobs are outdated, the bathroom door levers are no longer working
properly or you simply want a change of style there is a door lock out
there for you!
things first, you need to determine the function of the door...
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 in
So you think door hardware is only made to be put on doors?
Think again, friends. Door hardware is making a presence in
the most unique ways these days. Not only is it decorative coming
in various shapes, sizes and styles, it's highly versatile and
often times incredibly functional as well.
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 in
We know buying door hardware can be confusing...
Will it fit on my door?
Will it match the other finishes in my house?
Do I want to carry around a key or have a keypad?
Do I need a deadbolt or just a keyed entry lock?
These commonly asked questions could be just a few that are
swarming through your...