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Take Your Home from Builder Grade to Stylish with This Finishing Touch

Moving in to a brand new home that is a blank slate can be exciting and overwhelming all at the same time. Even after thoughtfully curated accessories and palettes take their place, it can be tough to feel as though your personal style is accurately reflected. Sometimes, the answer to this struggle...

Say Goodbye to Winter with this Interior Spring Cleaning Checklist

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...

8 Easy Home Renovation Upgrades You Can Tackle This Weekend

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...

3 Door Painting Tips to Make Your Next Project a Breeze

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...

Beat the Winter Blues with Bold Interior Doors

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...

4 Unique Ways to Dress Up Your Interior Doors

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...

A Simple Kitchen Upgrade You Can Start and Finish This Weekend

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...

The 5 Door Hardware Topics You Shouldn't Have Missed in 2014

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 below. 1. Automate Your Home with Schlage Touchscreen Deadbolt and WinkHome automation is quickly becoming a...

Enter to Win Door Knobs for Your Entire Home in the Schlage Style Shake-Up!

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 projects?  We want to inspire you to refresh your home’s interior, starting with your door knobs! Door hardware is an...

What to Know Before Painting Your Front Door

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 project.  A fresh coat of paint on your front door can do wonders for your home. It can give...

How To Keep Your Hardware Looking Like New

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! So...

Brass - Is It In or Out: Schlage Hosts Home Décor Debate with Leading Design Experts

CARMEL, Ind.--(BUSINESS 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...

Similar treatments. Unique statements.

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...

Schlage® Continues to Build Strong Foundations with Leading Builders and Property Developers

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...

Did you know? Door knobs through history

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 ago, as...

How to Add a Little Bling to Your Home Decor

Looking 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 décor. Schlage’s new Decorative...

How to Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal for less than $100

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...

How to Choose the Best Hardware When Building a New Home

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 often times...

What Type of Lock Should I Put on My Bathroom Door?

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!   FUNCTION First things first, you need to determine the function of the door...

Think Outside the Door!

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. The best...