Home Automation

New Kwikset Premis Smart Lock Works With Apple HomeKit

You want smart locks that work with the products you already know and love. That’s why at Kwikset®, we’ve expanded our smart lock offerings to include Premis, our first Apple® Homekit™-compatible smart lock.

With the Premis smart lock, you can now expand your Apple smart home or start one with your front door. Premis offers […]

January 5th, 2017|Home Automation, Innovation, Internet of Things, Keyless Entry, Remote Access, Smart Locks|Comments Off on New Kwikset Premis Smart Lock Works With Apple HomeKit

Secure your Connection to even more Smart Devices with Kevo and IFTTT

When we launched the Kevo Smart Lock in 2014 our team intended on Kevo to be the introduction to your smart home experience. Since then the home automation industry has expanded to connect all your devices to the internet, and we want Kevo to be the trigger for many of your home automation actions. […]

Three Smart Home Security Tips for a Truly Relaxing Getaway

You’ve planned your itinerary, you’ve packed your bags and now it’s time to consider smart home security before hitting the road for your weekend away with the family.

Smart home technology, like smart locks, smart lights, and home automation, are convenient solutions that help homeowners protect, control and monitor their homes from anywhere in the […]

September 8th, 2016|Burglar Prevention, Home Automation, Internet of Things, Remote Access, Security, Smart Key, Smart Locks, Tips & Tricks|Comments Off on Three Smart Home Security Tips for a Truly Relaxing Getaway

DIY Smart Home: How-to-Install a Smart Lock with The Home Repair Tutor

Disclosure: Kwikset has provided monetary compensation and products for installation by The Home Repair Tutor.

Are you interested in smart locks but unsure of how to install them? Are you worried that it will take more than a day or require professional installation? Jeff Patterson, The Home Repair Tutor and DIY handyman expert, shows […]

May 11th, 2016|Do It Yourself, Home Automation, How To's, Innovation, Keyless Entry, Re-Key, Smart Key, Smart Locks, Tips & Tricks|Comments Off on DIY Smart Home: How-to-Install a Smart Lock with The Home Repair Tutor

DIY Smart Home: 3 Easy Ways to Turn Any Home into a Smart Home

According to a recent Coldwell Banker survey, 2016 is the year for the smart home. From refrigerators and thermostats to lights and locks, it seems like almost all household items are smarter and more convenient.

Interested in adding smart automation tech to your home but don’t know where to start? Consider these three easy ways […]

Kwikset Kevo Smart Lock Now Works with SkyBell HD Video Doorbell for Better Home Security & Automation

Since launching the Kevo, our Touch-to-Open™ Smart Lock, in October 2014 our team has been hard at work to bring even more functionality to your wireless home automation and security system. Android compatibility, wearables, doorbells, and thermostats have all been on our list of products to integrate with, and today we’re excited to announce our […]

April 8th, 2016|Burglar Prevention, Home Automation, Innovation, Internet of Things, Keyless Entry, Security, Smart Locks|Comments Off on Kwikset Kevo Smart Lock Now Works with SkyBell HD Video Doorbell for Better Home Security & Automation

Kwikset and KB Home partner to build custom smart homes with Kevo

Our partner, KB Home, specializes in building semi-custom homes that meet the specific needs of each homeowner. From the structure of the space to the hardware and products that fill it, the homes are designed to fit each person’s lifestyle and design style. That’s why they built their Skylar community in Los Angeles with […]

April 1st, 2016|Home Automation, In the News, Innovation, Inside Kwikset, Internet of Things, Keyless Entry, Smart Locks|Comments Off on Kwikset and KB Home partner to build custom smart homes with Kevo

Think Ahead, Do the Research, Install Deadbolts with Kwikset SmartKey, and other Kwikset Tips for a Successful Rental Market Season

Rental market season is just around the corner and prepping your properties for new tenants is time consuming and can be a financial burden. Striking that perfect balance between quality and budget are crucial to starting off your new landlord-tenant relationship the right way.

Learning where to pinch pennies and where to spend big bucks […]

February 26th, 2016|Do It Yourself, Home Automation, How To's, Internet of Things, Keyless Entry, Re-Key, Security, Smart Key, Tips & Tricks|Comments Off on Think Ahead, Do the Research, Install Deadbolts with Kwikset SmartKey, and other Kwikset Tips for a Successful Rental Market Season

DIY Smart Home: What is the best smart lock for you and your home?

Smart homes aren’t just for your tech-obsessed buddies anymore. Since bringing you Kevo, the first smart lock, in 2013, Kwikset has expanded our smart lock offerings to better fit your lifestyle with Kevo 2nd Gen, Kevo Convert and Kwikset Premis.

Smart home expert Carley K is no stranger to home technology or trendy design. Specializing […]

February 11th, 2016|Do It Yourself, Home Automation, How To's, Innovation, Inside Kwikset, Internet of Things, Keyless Entry, Remote Access, Security, Smart Locks, Tips & Tricks, Touchscreens and Keypads|Comments Off on DIY Smart Home: What is the best smart lock for you and your home?

Our 3 Favorite Home Technologies from CES 2016

At CES 2016 more than 150,000 technophiles and gadget lovers walked the halls to find the latest and greatest in everything from drones to wearables to 8k TVs. Perhaps most important was the giant leap forward of the Internet of Things in home automation. That’s what gets our teams most excited anyway! Here are […]

January 22nd, 2016|Home Automation, In the News, Innovation, Inside Kwikset, Internet of Things, Product Updates, Security|Comments Off on Our 3 Favorite Home Technologies from CES 2016