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...
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 in
Each new year ushers in a fresh start and a desire to get
organized. Let's start 2016 off with the perfect entryway space.
Here are seven ideas that will ensure you always receive a warm and
inviting welcome when you enter your home.
1. Make access more convenient.
Stop fumbling around for your keys...
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 13, 2015 in
Smart home technology isn't just for adding convenience or
efficiency to your home. There's also the benefit of a greater
peace of mind as you step up security and know your home is safe
and sound. Here are a few ways smart home technology makes your
home more secure.
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...
Thursday, January 29, 2015 in
When it comes to choosing the most secure codes, it helps to
rely on a little creativity. The same precautions you take to
choose a secure PIN should be taken with your keyless lock. After
all, your home is just as valuable as your bank account - if not
more. Below are a few tricks to keep in mind...
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 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...