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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

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 […]

Kwikset SmartKey Provides Homeowners And Property Managers With Smart Security – Testimonial

Before we purchased Kwikset SmartKey for our home security, my husband and I had already installed Kwikset hardware throughout our property. The classic design and quality of Kwikset’s hardware was what initially caught our eye and prompted us to adorn our home with Kwikset knobs on all of the interior doors.

We purchased the SmartKey […]

SmartKey: the Best Choice For a Middle East Camp Locksmith – Testimonial

I have served as the Camp Locksmith on a military post in the Middle East for three years. A few years ago, some theft incidents occurred in employee housing on the camp, and I was in charge of finding a solution to upgrade our locks and, hopefully, eliminate the problem.

I started digging around and […]

Re-Keying a Kwikset® SmartKey® Lock: How Does It Work?

Kwikset’s SmartKey door lock is designed to alleviate the hassle, stress and cost that result from having to re-key a door lock, regardless of the reason. The driving idea behind SmartKey® re-key technology is that the advanced design limits accessibility and provides maximum security, but the time and skill it takes to re-key a […]