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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...

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Whether your bathroom needs new interior door hardware because the door knobs are outdated, the bathroom door levers are no longer working properly or you simply want a change of style there is a door lock out there for you!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...

Schlage Buying Guide - How to Choose the Best Door Lock

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...

How To Prepare Your Home for Winter

Winter’s 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...

Rental Home Security Made Easy with a Keypad Door Lock

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...

How to Choose Interior Door Hardware

eHow, 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 at 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 can...

You’re the Designer: Fall Design Trends for Your Home

Trend 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...

Fix Up for Fall with New Decorative Door Hardware

Now 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...

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...

Make Your Style Sparkle with Glass Accents

What 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...

Tips on Home Décor

Quality and stylish door hardware provides the finish touch that will make the interior and exterior of your house vibrant. When choosing door knobs, 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...

Feng Shui Your Home Security

Using 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...

Make a Style Statement with Metal

Want 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...

Summer Days and Nights Outside: Does Your Home Have Curb Appeal?

Summer invites people to hang out outside, walk through neighborhoods appreciating stylish houses and pretty gardens.  Is your home’s curb appeal creating a nice first impression of your home? Decorating enthusiast Mary Carol Garrity brings tips and inspiration on door hardware style, exterior door...

Quick Summer Pick-Me-Ups that Fit Your Style

When summer gets here, I’m outdoors as much as I can be. But when it’s too hot for comfort, you’ll find me inside, most likely staring at my home and wondering how can I freshen it up. I don’t want to overhaul my style; that would be too expensive and time consuming. I’m looking for some little...

Top 10 Reasons to Go Keyless

Your neighbors will be so jealous! How many times have you lost the key to your front door, and had to head to the local hardware store to have new ones made? Or hidden a key under the doormat for someone, knowing that it's not exactly the safest way to go? Thanks to Schlage Electronic Security,...