Thursday, July 23, 2015 in
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....
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...
Monday, August 18, 2014 in
In a recent study, we found that an average American on an
average weekday interacted with door handles and locks 90+ times
per day. 90+ times per day. What other household item do
you engage with that often? With all that interaction, you would
think we were all subject matter experts on locks....
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
Tuesday, December 20, 2011 in
Here’s another cool Schlage innovation that would be great thing to
have this time of year…or any time of year, for that matter. We
just launched the first-ever residential door lock with a built-in
alarm. This nifty door lock lets you can enjoy peace of mind
without having to invest in a full home...
Thursday, September 22, 2011 in
I have been a locksmith for 21 years and a business owner for 7. I
chose the Schlage BE365 Keypad Deadbolt to protect my home and
family because of its ease of use, multiple access codes and the
fact that when I rotate the turn knob I can "feel" my house is
locked.We no longer carry a key for our...
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in
1920, the founder of The Schlage Manufacturing Company, Walter
Reinhold Schlage, created the
bored cylindrical door lock, the basis of all interior door
locks today with a push-button lock centered in the
door knob. This revolutionary invention was designed to fit
into two simple round...
Monday, August 22, 2011 in
anyone who’s thought of doing a home renovation knows, it can
really take a chunk out of your pocket. It can also be really
disruptive with carpenters, electricians, and what-not trekking in
and out of your home. That’s why it’s usually a good idea to
remodel in phases.If you want to make a quick...
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...
Friday, July 8, 2011 in
you leave on a summer vacation, here’s a quick checklist of things
you can do to protect your home and property.1. Give trusted family, friends, and/or neighbors your phone
number, email, hotel phone, etc. so that you can be contacted for
emergencies. Don’t discuss your absence in public and...
Thursday, June 23, 2011 in
won the Schlage 7 Days Of Love Contest and received a whole
House-Full-Of-Levers! I installed all the new Levers in my house,
and WOW, they look fantastic! It made just the improvement I was
thinking of.When the boxes arrived I saw all them all stacked on my dining room
table and it looked a bit...
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 in
Memorial Day, comes warmer weather and longer days perfect for
sprucing up our homes’ exteriors. Improving the look of your home
can be easy and budget friendly. As many home improvement
television programs point out, starting with the front of your home
can produce big dividends. The front of...
Monday, May 16, 2011 in
the riotous colors of spring: lush green lawns, pastel blooms, and
of course, the many elegant metallic hues of
Schlage door hardware.OK, we admit, a new handleset or knob for the front door may not be
the first thing that springs to mind when embarking on the
time-honored tradition of the...
Monday, April 25, 2011 in
I recently moved into a new home about three weeks ago and wanted
to change the door locks. I change
the door locks every time I move, but this house was
much bigger so I had to buy more door locks. I went to Lowe's and
bought a double pack of Kwikset locks because they were cheap. It
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 in
I bought the Schlage
SecureKey locks to replace my door hardware on my new home. The
installation was so simple a child could do it. I had a problem
with one of the knob locks not working after being keyed, but after
calling customer service the problem was fully taken care of. I am
Monday, March 21, 2011 in
I have always been a renter of homes and apartments, so I have
never had to actually purchase my own hardware, kitchen
accessories, bathroom décor, crown molding, or curtain fixtures. I
have however, rented enough to know that those details make all the
difference in the home in which I choose to...
Monday, February 14, 2011 in
My son was 2 ½ years old at the time, and we were trying to potty
train him. My wife and I were noticing when it was potty time, our
son would sometimes go to the bathroom located in our bedroom,
which happened to be the furthest bathroom he had to travel to. My
son would only do this when the...
Friday, January 7, 2011 in
Over the past several years my
husband and I have loved growing into our home. The home we
purchased almost 7 years ago was perfect for us and was built in
1994 so the overall maintenance costs were not that high. We always
like making updates to our home (no matter how small), because it