Smart Key

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

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

Love Locked Down: Tips on How to Keep Your Home Safer this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a big deal. According to the National Retail Federation*, over half of adult Americans celebrated in 2015 and this year, Kwikset is getting in on the gift giving.

We usually talk about home security as way to keep unwanted people out, but we know the people inside are your loved ones, your […]

February 14th, 2016|Burglar Prevention, Do It Yourself, Innovation, Inside Kwikset, Security, Smart Key, Tips & Tricks|Comments Off on Love Locked Down: Tips on How to Keep Your Home Safer this Valentine’s Day

Next-Level Home Security – SmartKey Technology and Your Home

Kwikset is committed to delivering unmatched security features to homeowners and puts the safety of our customers above all else. This commitment is why we invented our patented SmartKey™ security technology – and why we continue to expand and improve the security features we offer to homeowners through our products.

This year, Kwikset is launching the […]

January 7th, 2016|Burglar Prevention, In the News, Innovation, Inside Kwikset, Product Updates, Re-Key, Security, Smart Key|Comments Off on Next-Level Home Security – SmartKey Technology and Your Home

Double Down on Home Security with Kwikset Double Cylinder Deadbolts

Disclosure: Kwikset has provided complementary products to Charles and Hudson for review purposes.

We love our 1920’s bungalow but it leaves much to be desired when it comes to home security. We’re not paranoid, but there have been break-ins in the area and we want to make sure our home doesn’t become another statistic.

We’ve added […]

The Cost Savings of SmartKey – A Property Manager’s Perspective

For any property manager or landlord, changing door locks and keys is a big part of the expense report each year. With costs ranging from $25-$50+ per door lock change, there has to be a better landlord based solution. Luckily there is, SmartKeyTM! We recently caught up with Kim Cina, from Balanced Property Management […]

March 11th, 2015|Innovation, Inside Kwikset, Re-Key, Security, Smart Key, Testimonials|Comments Off on The Cost Savings of SmartKey – A Property Manager’s Perspective

Unlock the Do’s and Don’ts for Giving Away Your Key

Valentine’s Day is a very important time of year. If you’re one of the forgetful 51 percent of people who purchase their gifts within a week of the holiday, you could give your house key to your Valentine in place of the gift you intended to give. Giving a significant other a key is a […]

February 13th, 2015|Re-Key, Security, Smart Key|1 Comment

Rental property owner appreciates efficiency and cost-savings of SmartKey

Born and raised in Sarasota, Florida, I’m used to the heat and humidity that abounds in this climate. Direct sunlight and weather can deteriorate locks over time. My father was a contractor and rental unit owner, and one of his major hurdles was changing the locks: back then it was expensive and time consuming.

Fast-forward […]