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How to Choose Door Hardware for Your Home

Whether you just purchased a new home, have faulty hardware, or just want to make an upgrade from an outdated style, there are plenty of reasons you may need to update your door hardware.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...

9 Keyless Lock Reviews to Help You Choose The Right Electronic Deadbolt

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 &...

Home Security Check: 8 Steps You Should Take

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...

5 Common Household Items That Could Work a Lot Smarter

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...

Easy Home Renovation Projects Under $500

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....

Essential Home Products for Greater Convenience & Security

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...

Which Schlage Keyless Lock is Right for You?

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...

A Simple Guide to Understanding Lock Talk

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....

Automate Your Home with Schlage Touchscreen Deadbolt and Wink

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...

Warranty - YES !!

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...

10 Things Burglars Don't Want You to Know

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 about:  Burglars...

Schlage Touchscreen Deadbolt Review - ProTools Reviews

Our friends at ProTools Reviews recently installed and reviewed our Schlage Touchscreen Deadbolt. Read what they had to say! ProTools Reviews writes: I saw something interesting at the 2013 Builders Show. Schlage (which, by the way, is pronounced “shlayg”) showed off its new line of Camelot touchscree...

How to Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal for less than $100

Every homeowner wants their house to look as good as possible, and with spring upon us and summer rapidly approaching, now is the time to start thinking about your curb appeal. Home improvements can be large, costly projects, but they don’t have to be. You can easily add some style – and value – to...

Nexia™ Home Intelligence Continues its Innovation Leadership in Home Automation

New Nexia-compatible deadbolt lock and energy management solution by Schlage and Trane among innovations unveiled at 2013 International Builders' Show   LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NexiaTM Home Intelligence, an award-winning product by Ingersoll Rand brands Schlage® and Trane®, brings to the...

10 Budget-Friendly Ways to Improve Your Home's Security

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...

7 Ways to Keep Out Christmas Crooks

Don’t let the Grinch or any other holiday crook spoil your holiday festivities. As break-ins and robberies spike during the holiday season, it’s important to keep your home and family safe with these 7 tips. Always Lock Up. According to the FBI 28% of burglars don’t use forced entry to access a home...

How to Secure Your Home During a Move

Moving is one of the most stressful times in a person's life. Make your move a little easier with these Moving Tips featured on schlage.com. As a new homeowner, not knowing who has keys or access to the home you just purchased is unnerving. Inevitably, one of the first changes you’ll make to your...

How to Choose the Best Hardware When Building a New Home

So you're building a home... Are you thinking of building a new home or in the process of working with a builder to create the sweet house you always dreamed of having? Building a new home can be quite a process, filled with paying close attention to big and small details. The options are often times...

Schlage & Nexia™ Home Intelligence Keypad Deadbolt Quality Review

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...

Kids, Clutter and Chaos Reviews Schlage Lock with Built-in Alarm

There's nothing we love more than hearing from families who have tested our new Schlage Alarmed Lock! Because of its 3 unique alert modes and various places of installation, each family's use of it is different. While some families have put it on their back patio door to monitor when kids run in and...