Friday, June 10, 2016 in
Choosing the right deadbolt lock requires more than picking out
the best deal on the shelf. Take some time to consider your
lifestyle and security needs to find the perfect fit for you. Here
are a few pros and cons of mechanical and electronic locks to help
you choose the most stylish and secure...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 in
Whether you just purchased a new home, have faulty hardware, or
just want to make an upgrade from an outdated style, there are
plenty of reasons you may need to update your door hardware. How do
you determine which hardware is best for your needs? Here are a few
things you should consider before...
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 &...
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 in
Mechanical deadbolts have been in use for almost a century. They
were invented to create additional security beyond the standard
door lock which became too easy for burglars to breach. The
deadbolt has come a long way since it was first created with no
shortage of options to suit a homeowner's...
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...
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 in
This spring, popular home decor is all about minimalist accents
and palettes inspired by nature. Pantone describes its spring 2015 color palette using the French
expression "En Plein Air" - meaning "in the open
air". This phrase is often used to describe the act of painting
outside and is the...
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...
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, 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
Would you love a high end home security system for your house,
but there's not any room for it in the budget? You're in luck!
Bob Vila shows you 10 ways you can be creative
and amp up your home's security without breaking the bank.
1. Window Shades
Install window and door shades that make...
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…
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 in
(BPT) - The coldest time of the year can also be the busiest.
With holiday entertaining, overnight guests and winter getaways, it
can be hard to ensure your home heating and other systems are
performing for optimal comfort and efficiency. In addition, the
Department of Energy reports that no...
Thursday, November 1, 2012 in
I currently live in NC but just bought a retirement home in
Missouri. I have the Missouri house set up with Trane
thermostat, Schlage keypad
lock & 3 switches that work with Nexia Home Intelligence. I can
constantly monitor lights and temp for the whole house and living
1100 miles away. Great piece...
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...
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 in
I now have two of these Schlage Keypad
Locks supported by Nexia™
Home Intelligence on two different homes. The quality is
unsurpassed. I now have peace of mind of knowing that I can enter
either one of my homes at any time without carrying a key. What I
like about the keyless
lock, is the fact that...
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...
Friday, June 15, 2012 in
The beauty of a complete home automation system like Nexia Home
Intelligence is the number of ways it can be used to monitor and
control your everyday life. It's almost like a fingerprint as no
two people use it in the exact same way. Having a wide range of
options for taking full advantage of its...
Thursday, June 14, 2012 in
We're going to Nashville! And look out, the Sheriffs are in
As a corporate platinum sponsor, we will be attending and
exhibiting at the annual National Sheriff's Association Conference
-- and we couldn't be more excited! The conference takes place at
Nashville’s Gaylord Opryland Resort and...
Friday, June 1, 2012 in
I started my journey with Nexia Home Intelligence and Schlage by
installing 2 door locks (deadbolt & lever) in my home. I have a
very small home, probably not the stereotypical type of home that
would venture intro the home automation arena. However we've had
electronic door locks for many years and...
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...