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...
Monday, November 3, 2014 in
The KEYLESS ERA: Introducing
Keyless Electronic Locks
The Classical Era, the Post classical Era, the Renaissance Era,
the Progressive Era, The New Era…
Yes, it’s about time we celebrate the great eras of the
world—and to do that, we’d like to start with the most recent (and
in our humble,...
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
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...
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 in
"Any man can be a Father, but it takes someone special to be
a Dad." - Unknown
With Father's Day quickly approaching, it forces us to take a
time-out to reflect on the Dads in our lives and thank them for all
the sacrifices they've made, love they've shown and support they've
given over the years.
Friday, February 10, 2012 in
I have been using a Schlage Electronic Keypad Door
Lock for several years and have enjoyed the flexibility it
gives me, as well as the fact that it allows me to give separate
entry codes to most of my family members that live close.Being a single person it's good that they have a way to get in...
Monday, December 5, 2011 in
Now may be a good time to consider investing in a rental property.
Some in the know say that low home prices combined with low
interest rates are creating a great opportunity. Of course,
becoming a landlord involves a lot more than just buying the
property. It's your responsibility to provide a safe...
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...
Friday, September 30, 2011 in
ago, it was common to find multiple generations of a family living
together under one roof, and it’s becoming a popular way to live
once again. Today’s higher housing costs and the country’s
struggling economy are prompting families to take in their parents
and/or their adult children.But with...
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in
1920, the founder of The Schlage Manufacturing Company, Walter
Reinhold Schlage, created the
bored cylindrical door lock, the basis of all interior door
locks today with a push-button lock centered in the
door knob. This revolutionary invention was designed to fit
into two simple round...
Friday, August 26, 2011 in
home security solution can be tough especially if you don’t
have enough knowledge of the different types of
electronic door locks such as
Schlage keyless entry locks. Each of these types of door locks
are different, though choosing which one is best for you...
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...
Monday, August 15, 2011 in
locks have gained popularity in recent years. An electronic
lock operates by means of electric current generated by batteries.
Electronic keypad door locks feature ten buttons that you can use
to create custom entry codes and codes can be easily added or
deleted right at the keypad. Some...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 in
Lipford’s exciting Kuppersmith Project is installing Schlage’s
keyless door lock technology to make an
84-year-old classic American home safer and more efficient.
Schlage’s electronic wireless keypad deadbolt lock allows keyless
entry into the home, and also allows you to lock and unlock...
Thursday, May 19, 2011 in
your family safe is an ongoing concern, and in summer, even more
so. With warmer weather, more people are out and about with time on
their hands.If you have kids, they may be running in and out of the house,
which may leave one or more of your doors unlocked without you
knowing it. When you...
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...