SCHLAGE SENSE DEADBOLT

The Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt is the highest rated of all the residential Schlage door locks. Schlage has been making locks since 1909 and to be around that long requires a good reputation and dependability. This BHMA certified Grade 1 smart lock is a single cylinder deadbolt with a keypad and keyed cylinder on the exterior. The…

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AUGUST SMART LOCK PRO REVIEW

A Little History August Home started in 2013 as a smart home security company out of San Francisco and quickly gained a foothold in the residential lock market with their line of smart locks. In 2017, August was acquired by Yale’s parent company, Assa Abloy. This has helped both Yale and August improve their position…

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Best Deadbolt Locks for Home Use

As I noted in an earlier post, the deadbolt is the part of your lockset that keeps your door secure from intruders. The handle, either lever or knob, could be keyed but the latching mechanism is angled or rounded, which allows ease of being latched without turning the lever. This also allows ease of use…

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Keyless Entry Door Locks

You or your kids lose your keys? No problem! Keyless entry door locks allow new options in access control. Some work through the Z-Wave or Zigbee automated home while others will work with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, or Apple’s Siri. Some of these smart door locks use Bluetooth on your smartphone and unlock your door…

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