Wednesday, April 20, 2016 in
Re-keying your locks often requires a visit form a local
locksmith which could prove to be more costly than replacing the
locks altogether. It pays to understand when you should re-key your
locks or opt for an upgrade. Here are four times you may consider
re-keying your exterior deadbolts and locks...
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...
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...
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, April 9, 2013 in
Intelligence is founded on the idea that life is about
mobility, simplicity and the ability to run your home from
wherever. We’re always looking for ways to improve this innovative
home automation platform, and we do that by going straight to the
experts: users like you. Your input helps...
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 in
New Nexia-compatible deadbolt lock and energy management
Schlage and Trane among innovations unveiled at 2013
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NexiaTM Home Intelligence, an
award-winning product by Ingersoll Rand brands
brings to the...
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 in
New Nexia-compatible deadbolt lock and energy management
solution by Schlage® and Trane are
unveiled at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
NexiaTM Home Intelligence, a
Ingersoll Rand, brings a bigger and better-than-ever home
automation system to...
Thursday, January 3, 2013 in
Fully loaded multi-function lock unites Nexia(TM) Home
with keyless entry and built-in alarm technology to create a
no other CARMEL, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--January 03, 2013--
Redefining what it means to be secure, Schlage(R) , a brand of
Ingersoll Rand, unites brains and...
Friday, June 29, 2012 in
probably have lock-sets on our entry doors, and I’ll surmise that
most of those aren’t alarmed. As a matter of fact, I’ve never
thought it was necessary to have an alarmed door knob/lever.
However, Schlage is trying to change my opinion with their
FE51 series of Keyed Entry with Alarm...
Thursday, May 3, 2012 in
At Schlage, our commitment to securing communities around
the world just got a little more local!
celebration of the National Neighborhood Watch's 40th Anniversary,
we have teamed up with Neighborhood Watch groups around the nation
to supply over 400 Alarmed Locks across 40 U.S. cities to help...
Monday, April 16, 2012 in
The Schlage Lock with Built-in Alarm is a fantastic idea.
I have an alarm system on my house, but wanted the opportunity to
know when someone was trying the front door when I was working in
the back yard without setting the main alarm. This is perfect! I
also like knowing when someone is coming in...
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...
Friday, September 16, 2011 in
When we finished remodeling we bought Dexter Schlage entry handles
for our new exterior doors, several years later one of our handles
broke. It had been years and I had no idea how long it had been or
if we even had a receipt. We were in Menard's where we purchased
the original sets ready to...
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...
Thursday, July 14, 2011 in
you’re like me, you’ve been putting off those home projects that
seem like big time saps; you’d rather be kicking back with friends
or spending the day shopping. Well, the long days of summer can be
a great time to start planning a full home renovation or just
taking on a few projects now and...
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...
Friday, April 29, 2011 in
What better way to ring in the beloved nuptial season than with
the wedding of the century?
As the Bishop of London said so eloquently at the Royal Wedding,
“in a sense every wedding is a royal wedding.” And every royal
wedding comes complete with a showering of gifts for the happy
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 in
So now that 2011 has finally set in and it’s no longer snowing
3+ inches every day, I’m starting to tackle my cliché new year’s
resolution of working out more.Drumroll please as my resolution goes public: I’ve vowed to
run 15 miles each week. These miles include quality time
at both the local gym...
Monday, March 21, 2011 in
Cars don’t require keys anymore so why should your door
locks?The latest models from almost any car company don’t require a key
to unlock or lock the car, and most don’t even need a key to start
the engine. That technology continues to amaze me. I drive a 2006
model, so the technology was too new...