Friday, August 19, 2016 in
There's no reason to buy a fully-integrated home automation
system that will leave you overwhelmed or broke. Instead, focus on
the items you already use each day and slowly make the right
upgrades to add greater convenience and efficiency to your
day-to-day life. Here are three “Must Haves” to...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 in
With back to school season just around the corner, many families
are gearing up for busy schedules full of homework and
extracurricular activities. With all the different calendars you
need to keep track of, it pays to stay organized and find
efficiencies that allow you to reduce the number of...
Monday, July 18, 2016 in
Smart home technology is quickly rising in popularity as
homeowners choose products and devices that not only make
day-to-day activities more convenient, but also give them peace of
mind. When it comes to outfitting your home with this technology,
it pays to understand the steps you should take to...
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 in
Tis the season for family vacations and getting away from the
daily grind to enjoy a relaxing retreat away from home. If you're
planning a summer vacation this year, take one more worry off your
list by ensuring your home is as safe and secure as possible. Here
are 5 home security steps you should...
Monday, July 11, 2016 in
Now that summer is in full swing and schedules are filling up
from kid's activities and vacations to home improvement projects
and social gatherings, it's a great time to make sure your home is
organized, secure and ready to handle whatever the season throws
its way. For many, the garage can be a...
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, January 20, 2016 in
Still unsure whether the Schlage Sense™ Smart deadbolt is right for you?
We put together this list of commonly asked questions to help you
1. What exactly is HomeKit™?
HomeKit allows you to use your iOS device to control any of the
"Works with Apple HomeKit" accessories that you have in your...
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.
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...
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...
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...
Friday, October 2, 2015 in
Turning your home into a smart home is no longer a complicated,
expensive endeavor meant only for the most technologically savvy.
With advancement in technology and a focus on daily convenience,
even the most common household items can work smarter and make your
life easier. Here are five items you...
Thursday, September 3, 2015 in
Picture this. You're running
behind for work. In a rush, you lock your door from the inside,
shut the door behind you and suddenly that sinking feeling takes
over. You've locked your keys inside. Your only options are to hope
you left a window open, kick the door in or call a locksmith and
Monday, June 8, 2015 in
Whether you're remodeling your home for resale, or ready for
something new, taking a look at the top trends can help you inspire
or prioritize those projects before they happen. Here's a look at
five of the most popular home remodeling projects so far in
1. Luxurious Master Bath
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in
Smart home, home automation, connected home, internet of things ...
there are many terms floating around to describe the ability of
adding remote capabilities and monitoring to the home. It's no
wonder consumers have a hard time deciding which products they
need! If you're feeling overwhelmed by the...
Monday, December 29, 2014 in
It's hard to believe another year has flown by. Before we dive
in to the next one, we'd like to reflect on what you - our audience
- enjoyed most in 2014. Check out our most-read blog posts
1. Automate Your Home with Schlage Touchscreen
Deadbolt and WinkHome automation is quickly becoming 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...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 in
Once considered to be a distant
and futuristic luxury, home automation technology is actually more
accessible than ever. With just a few taps on a smartphone,
consumers can remotely control many devices in their homes, from
blinds and lights, to locks and security cameras.
The latest home automation...
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...