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Welcome Your Guests In Style: 5 Front Door Looks You Should Try

Are you considering updating your front door and adding a little more curb appeal? According to this year's Hanley Wood Cost vs. Value report, a little curb appeal can go a long way in adding value to your home. One of the simplest and impactful ways to upgrade your curb appeal is simply through a...

Easy Home Renovation Projects Under $500

Renovating your home is often a financial and emotionally taxing process that can take months of stress to complete. If you dread the thought of taking on another costly project, you are not alone. The good news is - not all remodeling projects need to cost a fortune to add more value to your home....

How to Mix Hardware Finishes the Right Way

Looking for a unique way to give your kitchen and bath more personality? Try mixing finishes to create visual interest that is both refined and intriguing. In the past, home owners thought very little about plumbing and hardware and sought only to purchase a functional item that blends in to the...

Get the Look: Polished Nickel

Inspired by the glamorous flair of the 1920s and 30s, Polished Nickel is a designer finish that says “contemporary” without shouting it. For homes with reflective accents, stainless steel appliances and mirrored surfaces, Polished Nickel provides acomplementary flourish that won’t overwhelm its...

2 Must-Try Finishes: Polished Nickel and Satin Brass

Welcome to the Schlage Family, Polished Nickel and Satin Brass! If you've stepped into a home decor retail shop or boutique lately, you've probably noticed a few design trends coming through in a number of ways. More and more, we are seeing furniture, lighting and other accessories adopt unique, warm...

This Year's Most Popular Home Remodeling Projects

Whether you're remodeling your home for resale, or ready for something new, taking a look at the top trends can help you inspire or prioritize those projects before they happen. Here's a look at five of the most popular home remodeling projects so far in 2015. 1. Luxurious Master Bath Creating a...

11 Small Kitchen Updates That Make a Big Impact

Are you feeling uninspired every time you walk in to your kitchen? It may be time for a few updates - but not the costly kind! Below are eleven of our favorite small updates that will breathe new life into your kitchen while avoiding the headache of a major renovation. 1. Open Shelving Open shelving...

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...