Friday, June 10, 2016 in
Choosing the right deadbolt lock requires more than picking out
the best deal on the shelf. Take some time to consider your
lifestyle and security needs to find the perfect fit for you. Here
are a few pros and cons of mechanical and electronic locks to help
you choose the most stylish and secure...
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 in
Updating your front door can be as simple as adding a fresh coat
of paint and a new set of hardware. This project can easily be
tackled in an afternoon and to help you plan for this project,
we're going to show you how easy it is to install a new deadbolt lock. Before we get started, be
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 in
With Memorial Day just around the corner, many families are
preparing for a busy summer full of home improvement projects and
family activities. Whether your plan is to stay home this season or
whisk away for a relaxing vacation, it's important to consider
which steps you should take to deter...
Monday, May 9, 2016 in
As the strongest, most
intelligent Bluetooth®-enabled lock on the market, the
Schlage Sense™ Smart
deadbolt opens up a whole new
smart home experience with its flexibility for ease of access
without compromising security. To make the most of its features, we
work hard to make sure you have access to...
Friday, April 8, 2016 in
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...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 in
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just want to make an upgrade from an outdated style, there are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...
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 in
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...
Thursday, December 3, 2015 in
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...
Friday, November 20, 2015 in
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
Friday, October 23, 2015 in
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 &...
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 in
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...
Thursday, October 8, 2015 in
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...
Thursday, September 3, 2015 in
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
Monday, April 13, 2015 in
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...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 in
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...
Monday, December 29, 2014 in
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
1. Automate Your Home with Schlage Touchscreen
Deadbolt and WinkHome automation is quickly becoming a...
Monday, December 8, 2014 in
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...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 in
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...
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 in
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...
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 in
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