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7 Mistakes to Avoid When Purchasing Exterior Door Hardware

When it comes to choosing the best exterior door hardware, there are many factors to consider to ensure the right fit for the style and security of your home. Choosing a new deadbolt and handleset may not be as simple as picking up whatever is available on the shelf. Make sure you do your homework...

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Whether you just purchased a new home, have faulty hardware, or just want to make an upgrade from an outdated style, there are plenty of reasons you may need to update your door hardware.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...

The 5 Keyless Electronic Lock Topics You Shouldn't Have Missed in 2015

Whether you're a seasoned veteran of smart home technology or just getting started in adding security and convenience to your daily life, thorough research is important before you select your next device. When it comes to keyless technology, you may just be looking for a convenient way to stop...

Home Security Steps You Should Take Before the Holidays

The Holiday season seems to arrive faster and faster with each passing year. We've blinked and it's December. Before you know it, you'll be traveling to visit family and friends or hosting guests at your home. Check one thing off your list this weekend by making sure your home is safe and secure so...

How to Properly Clean and Care for Your Electronic Touchscreen Deadbolt

Keeping your exterior door hardware looking like new while it builds up with dirt, oil and other contaminates can often be accomplished with a little warm water and a damp cloth. But what if your deadbolt is an electronic touchscreen lock? Are there special precautions you need to take to properly...

9 Keyless Lock Reviews to Help You Choose The Right Electronic Deadbolt

There is no shortage of options when choosing the right keyless lock for your lifestyle. We pulled together a few Schlage keyless lock user reviews to help you narrow it down. From installation to daily use and style, find out what these homeowners have to say about going keyless. Keypad Deadbolt &...

3 Reasons You Should Consider a Keyless Deadbolt Lock

Mechanical deadbolts have been in use for almost a century. They were invented to create additional security beyond the standard door lock which became too easy for burglars to breach. The deadbolt has come a long way since it was first created with no shortage of options to suit a homeowner's...

Home Security Check: 8 Steps You Should Take

Taking the time to survey your home at least once a year for home security vulnerabilities is a habit that all home owners should adopt. Take some time to ensure all locks, lights and sensors are working properly before an intruder takes advantage of an opportunity. Here are eight steps you can take...

8 Common Worries You Can Kiss Goodbye with Keyless Convenience

Picture this. You're running behind for work. In a rush, you lock your door from the inside, shut the door behind you and suddenly that sinking feeling takes over. You've locked your keys inside. Your only options are to hope you left a window open, kick the door in or call a locksmith and foot an...

Easy DIY Curb Appeal Projects You Can Be Proud Of

Curb Appeal - it's what your neighbors see daily, what your guests see first, what helps sell your home to potential buyers and what welcomes you home from a long day at the office. During DIY season, Curb Appeal projects are among the professionals' favorites. They are often quick, easy and can be...

Are Keyless Electronic Locks Right For You?

Imagine a world where you can leave your home for a run and never worry about hiding a key where - hopefully - no one will see. Or imagine never locking yourself out of the house or worrying that you might lose a spare. That's the world many keyless lock owners live in. Here at Schlage, we offer a...

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...

Which Schlage Keyless Lock is Right for You?

Law enforcement agencies around the country have noticed that home invasions have steadily increased since 1995, when “home invasion robberies” were first brought to the limelight on “The FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin.” (leb.fbi.gov) Because of the confusing nature of the different state laws and...

12 Home Security Mistakes You're Making

Making mistakes is often a part of life. While learning from mistakes is often harmless, there are some lessons that could be better learned in other ways. When it comes to your home's security, that is one area you definitely want to cover your bases as much as possible in hopes to avoid making any...

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...

Home Safety & Security Tips

It’s been firmly established that we’re in the middle of a heatwave. What better time to dream of cool late summer breezes and open windows? But when we can open our windows again, don’t forget to keep security in mind. Often, a break-in is just too easy for criminals because the homeowner forgot to...

#Schlage Means Strong Retweet to Win Giveaway

                                What does strong mean to you? Grade-1 deadbolts? Lots of metal in your locks? Benchpressing 250 lbs? Over the next 2 weeks we will be exploring what it means to be 'strong' in ways we have not thought about before. Perhaps strong is winning a staring contest or not caving in to that...

Nexia™ Home Intelligence Continues its Innovation Leadership in Home Automation

New Nexia-compatible deadbolt lock and energy management solution by Schlage and Trane among innovations unveiled at 2013 International Builders' Show   LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NexiaTM Home Intelligence, an award-winning product by Ingersoll Rand brands Schlage® and Trane®, brings to the...

10 Budget-Friendly Ways to Improve Your Home's Security

Would you love a high end home security system for your house, but there's not any room for it in the budget? You're in luck! Bob Vila shows you 10 ways you can be creative and amp up your home's security without breaking the bank.   1. Window Shades  Install window and door shades that make...

Nexia Home Intelligence Continues its Innovation Leadership in Home Automation

New Nexia-compatible deadbolt lock and energy management solution by Schlage® and Trane are unveiled at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NexiaTM Home Intelligence, a brand of Ingersoll Rand, brings a bigger and better-than-ever home automation system to...