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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...

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...

Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal with Exterior Door Hardware

With 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...

Spring Is in the Air...Time for New Door Hardware

Ah, 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...

Schlage Deadbolts Easy to Install

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 took myself...

Easy Installation

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 completely...

Fixing Rental Property Security

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...

Potty Time – So How’s a Schlage Lever Involved?

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...

Make a Change with Schlage Door Levers

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 keeps the...