A Kwikset Style Guide – Kwikset levers and finish Pairings to Match Pantone Color of the Year 2016

Pantone broke the mold in 2016 with the release of two colors, setting the stage for a cutting edge year filled with on-trend design that pushes boundaries. The authority of color blended warm, pink Rose Quartz and cool, tranquil light blue Serenity tones as the Color of the Year 2016.

The colors will be seen […]

March 28th, 2016|Do It Yourself, Inside Kwikset, Style, Tips & Tricks|Comments Off on A Kwikset Style Guide – Kwikset levers and finish Pairings to Match Pantone Color of the Year 2016

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

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

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

Kwikset Kevo 2nd Gen – A Refined Smart Lock Experience

In October of 2013 Kwikset launched the industry’s first Bluetooth-enabled keyless smart lock, creating a market for DIY smart locks with Kevo 1st Gen. In 2016 Kwikset is refining the smart lock experience. Kevo 2nd Gen, unveiled yesterday at CES Las Vegas, provides the same trusted touch-to-open, keyless Bluetooth smart lock experience available in […]

January 6th, 2016|Home Automation, Innovation, Inside Kwikset, Internet of Things, Keyless Entry, Product Updates, Security, Smart Locks|Comments Off on Kwikset Kevo 2nd Gen – A Refined Smart Lock Experience

Kwikset Kevo Smart Lock Now Works With Honeywell Thermostats

Your smart home starts at the front door, but with our Kevo smart lock, it doesn’t end there.
Kevo now works with Honeywell Wi-Fi thermostats, making your lock and thermostat work together to adjust the temperature if you are home or away. So you can leave it to your home to remember when to […]

November 17th, 2015|Home Automation, Innovation, Inside Kwikset, Internet of Things, Keyless Entry, Product Updates, Smart Locks|Comments Off on Kwikset Kevo Smart Lock Now Works With Honeywell Thermostats

Kwikset Kevo Smart Lock Now Works With Ring Video Doorbell

After introducing InHome Locking and Unlocking and Kevo Plus to grant remote access to all Kwikset® Kevo™ users last month, we’re making it even easier for you to control your wireless front door and home security.

Kwikset Kevo smart lock now works with the Ring™ Video Doorbell, so you can use the wireless camera to […]

Four Steps to Unlocking Remote Access with Kevo Plus

How often have you driven out of your neighborhood, only to turn the car around to double check that your door is locked? When was the last time you left a key under the mat so your neighbor could water the plants while you were vacationing?

Now you can control your home security from the […]