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...
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...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 in
On June 13, Apple opened its annual Worldwide Developers
Conference in San Francisco, California. The goal of this
conference is to keep software developers informed of any major
software updates to Apple’s products. Major announcements include
iOS 10, new HomeKit™ features and Apple’s new Home app....
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...
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 in
Updating your front door can be as simple as adding a fresh coat
of paint and a new set of hardware. This project can easily be
tackled in an afternoon and to help you plan for this project,
we're going to show you how easy it is to install a new deadbolt lock. Before we get started, be
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...
Monday, May 9, 2016 in
As the strongest, most
intelligent Bluetooth®-enabled lock on the market, the
Schlage Sense™ Smart
deadbolt opens up a whole new
smart home experience with its flexibility for ease of access
without compromising security. To make the most of its features, we
work hard to make sure you have access to...
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...
Friday, March 11, 2016 in
Installing new door hardware is an easy project that any
homeowner can take on. Whether you're a seasoned remodeler or just
getting started at tackling these projects on your own, with a
little prep work, you can update a whole home in no time. Follow
this door prep checklist to make sure your...
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 &...
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, July 23, 2015 in
Renovating your home is often a financial and emotionally taxing
process that can take months of stress to complete. If you dread
the thought of taking on another costly project, you are not alone.
The good news is - not all remodeling projects need to cost a
fortune to add more value to your home....
Friday, June 12, 2015 in
In today's tech-savvy world, consumers are always looking for
ways to make their lives more convenient and efficient so they can
focus on activities that matter most to them. It's even better if
that added convenience and efficiency comes with greater peace of
mind and security. Dr. Gadget - the...
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, August 18, 2014 in
In a recent study, we found that an average American on an
average weekday interacted with door handles and locks 90+ times
per day. 90+ times per day. What other household item do
you engage with that often? With all that interaction, you would
think we were all subject matter experts on locks....
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...
Thursday, March 13, 2014 in
Our home was built new in 2006. A Plymouth series lock set was
installed. Just this year we found discoloration/corrosion under
parts of the clear coat finish on the outside handle. It was not
exposed to any weather. I contacted Schlage Customer Service and
was told that you would immediately ship...
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 in
Personal Security and Identity Theft Expert Robert Siciliano gets in the minds of burglars,
and shares the "trade secrets" they don't want you to know about so
you can be a step ahead and take precautions against their
activity. Read the top 10 things burglars don't want you to know