Low Tech

Three Steps to Increase New Home Security

From looking far and wide for the perfect place to negotiating and then finally moving in, buying a house can be a chaotic process. And once you have finally found “the one”, it’s time to begin the improvement process to make your new house a home.

While there are several projects to be done after […]

What You Need to Know about Lock Bumping

Nearly two-thirds of all residential break-ins leave no sign of entry, according to the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) and Department of Justice. Lock picking and lock bumping are two such forms of stealth entry methods that will leave no visible sign of entry. As a homeowner, you want to be sure that your […]

March 31st, 2017|Do It Yourself, How To's, Low Tech, Security, Tips & Tricks|Comments Off on What You Need to Know about Lock Bumping

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 […]

Home Improvement for all levels: How should you increase your home security?

Did you know that most unlawful entries occur through doorways? About 50 percent of those are through doors left unlocked. The other half of front door burglaries can also be prevented by improving your home security at the level that’s right for you.

Whether you’re a home improvement expert or would rather leave the handy […]

Kwikset SmartKey® Technology Offers Superior Home Security

Burglaries are a common threat to homes, with nearly 2 million committed each year. There are simple burglary prevention based steps homeowners can take to improve their home security like locking doors and windows, but few homeowners know the type of door lock they have can also make a big difference.

Kwikset’s door locks protect […]

March 2nd, 2015|Burglar Prevention, Inside Kwikset, Low Tech, Security|Comments Off on Kwikset SmartKey® Technology Offers Superior Home Security

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

Kwikset’s SmartKey door lock is designed to alleviate the stress and costs that result from having to re-key a door lock. SmartKey’s advanced design provides maximum security while requiring minimal time and skill. It sounds simple because it is! To feed your curiosity, here’s an in-depth look at how the Kwikset SmartKey actually works.

SmartKey […]