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just want to make an upgrade from an outdated style, there are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
Thursday, December 19, 2013 in
Our friends at ProTools Reviews recently installed and
reviewed our Schlage Touchscreen Deadbolt. Read what they
had to say!
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
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 in
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...
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 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 12, 2012 in
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.
Lock Up. According to the FBI 28% of burglars don’t use
forced entry to access a home...
Thursday, November 8, 2012 in
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...
Friday, October 12, 2012 in
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