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...
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...
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, 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...
Monday, November 30, 2015 in
With the hustle and bustle of the holidays and change in
seasons, there are plenty of things to worry about as you wrap up
the year. Don't let your front door be one of them. Here are five
things you should consider doing before winter settles in.
Exterior by Newtown
Architects & Building...
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 in
If you think you need to spend at least $1,000 to get started
with Smart Home devices, you could be doing it wrong. There's no
reason to buy a top of the line, fully-integrated home automation
system that will leave you overwhelmed and broke. Instead, focus on
the items you already use each day and...
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 &...
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, July 27, 2015 in
Are you considering updating your front door and adding a little
more curb appeal? According to this year's Hanley Wood Cost vs. Value report, a little
curb appeal can go a long way in adding value to your home. One of
the simplest and impactful ways to upgrade your curb appeal is
simply through a...
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, March 24, 2015 in
I have had the Schlage BE365 model on my front door for years
and abolutely love it. No more losing keys or gettting locked out.
I purchased the lock at GoKeyless.com and have bought numerous
Schlage locks from them for friends and family.
Stephen M. Jr
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...