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...
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hardware because the door knobs are outdated, the bathroom door levers are no longer working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...
Monday, December 5, 2011 in
approaching and if you haven’t prepared for it, this
article by the Editors of This Old House, has some good tips.
The slide show walks you through sixteen tasks that you’ve probably
already taken care of, like servicing your furnace, bringing in
your hoses, and winterizing your lawn, and...
Monday, December 5, 2011 in
Now may be a good time to consider investing in a rental property.
Some in the know say that low home prices combined with low
interest rates are creating a great opportunity. Of course,
becoming a landlord involves a lot more than just buying the
property. It's your responsibility to provide a safe...
Monday, October 24, 2011 in
an online library of advice for just about anything you need to do,
has a nifty article about how to choose interior door hardware. We
Schlage know it can be overwhelming to walk into a hardware
store and choose the right
door hardware for your style and your needs, so this article
Friday, October 14, 2011 in
watchers agree that 2012 will be a year for comfortable, cozy,
cocooning. The word among interior designers is that this
home-centeredness includes a new respect for craftsmanship and
quality as well as an appearance that reflects a sense of warmth
and age.Dennis Hockman, editor of Chesapeake...
Monday, September 19, 2011 in
you can have top-rated
door security and stylish
decorative door hardware! The new Schlage Decorative
Collections feature six new designs in
door locks based on our most popular
handleset designs. The Decorative Collections are available in
a variety of finishes with Schlage
door knobs and d...
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 26, 2011 in
is there about glass that works so brilliantly in home décor? So
many things. It’s light reflecting, adds an elegant touch to any
design style, and can take many shapes from table tops and shelves
to accessories like vases and bowls to
door knobs, sidelights, and transoms, and even mirrors.In...
Friday, July 22, 2011 in
door hardware provides the finish touch that will make the
interior and exterior of your house vibrant. When choosing
door handlesets and
door levers it’s important to match their color and finish with
your house style.
Schlage Style Selector can help you with...
Thursday, July 21, 2011 in
metals in your home décor has become high style and is also a key
part of Feng Shuing your abode. One or more metals can be
incorporated in your home design to complement your existing
furnishings or create contrast through furniture, lamps, vases,
wall décor, and other accessories. In the...
Thursday, July 21, 2011 in
to bring your last decade’s entry door into this one? Turn your
dumpy door into a style statement with stand-out metal accents
including door handlesets. Today you can find many sturdy
door hardware styles, such as mid-century, colonial,
contemporary, or Mediterranean, and metal finishes are...