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...
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 in
Have you ever come home to find a sticker, pamphlet or some
other innocent-looking marketing material at your front door? You
might want to think again before tossing it in the trash bin and
going on about your day. Robert Siciliano uncovers this sneaky
trick that burglars use to mark homes.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 in
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...
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...
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...
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 in
Houzz: Leaving for the holidays? Even if your trip prep list is
a mile long, taking the time to go through a few extra steps to
ensure that your house is well cared for can bring a lot of peace
of mind. Installing a home security system may be the first thing
you think of, but there are plenty of...
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 in
Fussing with a jumble of keys at your front door is so old
fashioned. A new generation of locks lets you use your fingerprint,
keypad and even your smart phone to access your home — some even
allow you to lock and unlock
your doors remotely. Check out a few
keyless lock options after the jump…
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 in
Don’t let the Grinch or any other holiday crook spoil your
holiday festivities. As break-ins and robberies spike during the
holiday season, it’s important to keep your home and family safe
with these 7 tips.
Lock Up. According to the FBI 28% of burglars don’t use
forced entry to access a home...
Thursday, November 8, 2012 in
Moving is one of the most stressful times in a person's
life. Make your move a little easier with these Moving Tips
featured on schlage.com. As a new
homeowner, not knowing who has keys or access to the home you just
purchased is unnerving. Inevitably, one of the first changes you’ll
make to your...
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 in
Halloween, All Hallow's Eve, Witches
Thanksgiving. Regardless of what it's called in your
family, they all mean one thing - one night out of the year where
over 41 million* children turn into goblins and
princesses and venture out to some 86 million* U.S. households to gather candy, of
Thursday, October 18, 2012 in
With the hustle
and bustle life brings, often times it's too easy to forget the
basics of personal safety. San Francisco SAFE, Inc (Safety Awareness for
Everyone), a non-profit organization that guides residents,
business owners and community members to improve the quality of
life in their...
Friday, October 12, 2012 in
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
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 in
There's nothing we love more than hearing from families who have
tested our new Schlage Alarmed Lock! Because of its 3 unique alert
modes and various places of installation, each family's
use of it is different. While some families have put it on their
back patio door to monitor when kids run in and...
Friday, July 20, 2012 in
Don't let summertime equal more crime!
(ARA) - You may be wishing for sandy beaches or a mountain getaway
about now. As Americans make plans to escape for a few days this
summer, criminals view these vacations as a season of
opportunity.Crime doesn't take a vacation. In fact, it surges during...
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 in
One of the donated Schlage Alarmed Door Locks went to one of our
new residents who recently moved into our community and was broken
into two weeks after she arrived. I personally gave her a new
Schlage Lock with Built-in Alarm to let her know that her
Neighborhood Watch association does care about...
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...
Monday, December 5, 2011 in
approaching and if you haven’t prepared for it, this
article by the Editors of This Old House, has some good tips.
The slide show walks you through sixteen tasks that you’ve probably
already taken care of, like servicing your furnace, bringing in
your hoses, and winterizing your lawn, and...
Thursday, November 3, 2011 in
can’t think how many times I’ve been on my way out the door and
forgot something (sunglasses, cell phone, car keys, coffee, etc.)
and had to come back in to grab that thing, and then I repeat that
process several times before I finally leave. I’ve even forgotten
my house keys, which resulted in...
Thursday, October 6, 2011 in
is National Crime Prevention Month, the official month for
recognizing and celebrating the practice of crime prevention while
promoting creating safer, more caring communities. And at the end
of the month is the one night of the year when you need to be more
alert than ever about your home...