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How to Install A Handleset on Your Front Door

Updating the door hardware on your front door is a quick and easy project that enhances the curb appeal of your home. With minimal investment and few tools, we'll show you all the steps you'll need to take to tackle this project in a few minutes. Go ahead and grab your #2 Phillips Head screwdriver a...

Don't Overlook These 5 Interior Details

When it comes to remodeling your home, there are a few details you may be quick to overlook but actually play a major role in tying an entire room together. The good news is, these details can easily and affordably be upgraded in a single day and can make a big impact without a full room remodel....

How to Transform a Room with a Few Key Details

Whether they're big or small, the details matter when it comes to home decor. Simple choices from light fixtures to artwork play a major role in transforming a room. Here are a few easy ideas to help you transform the look of your home to better reflect your style without taking on a major...

How to Choose Door Hardware for Your Home

Whether you just purchased a new home, have faulty hardware, or just want to make an upgrade from an outdated style, there are plenty of reasons you may need to update your door hardware. How do you determine which hardware is best for your needs? Here are a few things you should consider before...

12 Home Remodeling Projects You Can Do Without a Professional

Taking on a remodeling project can be a huge expense when you have to rely on professionals to get the job done. If you'd like to spruce up the look of your home but don't have the time or money to hire someone else, try finishing one of these twelve home remodeling (or re-decorating) projects to...

9 Moments You Should Consider Replacing Your Door Hardware

Are you considering a home remodeling project? There's one simple detail that is often overlooked but actually makes a huge impact in the look and feel of your home: your door hardware. According to a recent survey conducted online by Hanley Wood, 41% of professional home builders and remodelers...

6 Small Details that Complete Your Contemporary Home

Furniture, decor and artwork aren't the only ways you can get the perfect Contemporary look in your home. Contemporary styles rely on the simplicity of color and shape to provide their aesthetic appeal, rather than elaborate design, making even the smallest of details have a major impact. Here are...

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....

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...

A Simple Guide to Understanding Lock Talk

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....

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...

Oops, we did it again!

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...

Schlage Electronic Keypad Deadbolt: Locksmith Recommended

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...

Back to school—all about door locks and door knobs

Around 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...

Renovation starts here, and it’s easy!

As 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...

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...

10 Ways to Protect Your Home on Vacation

Before 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...

Schlage 7 Days Of Love Contest!! I won!!

I 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...