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Schlage Change Code

Congratulations, you have purchased your new home! One of the features you liked so much about it was the Schlage Keyless Entry Keypad deadbolts and lever handles which provide security and convenience for you and your family. There's just one problem. You don't have the code from the previous owner! This is a common problem and an extremely frustrating one…

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Do you lock your doors?

Do you lock your doors?

Chances are you do, but there are a sizable portion of Americans who do not. According to a poll from HuffPost and YouGov, about 7% of Americans leave their door unlocked when they leave home. The estimated U.S. population was approximately 326 million in 2017 (census.gov), which means there may have been roughly 22.8 million Americans who didn't like to…

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How to Come out on top of the Closure of Iris by Lowes

How to Come out on top of the Closure of Iris by Lowes

Do you own an Iris smart home system that you bought from Lowes? If you have your Iris registered through your email account you should have already received an email notification from Lowes leading you to this website telling you what you can do. Lowes will no longer be servicing the Iris platform, which means that if you have one…

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Why You Should Go Keyless With Your AirBNB Property

Why You Should Go Keyless With Your AirBNB Property

If you own an Airbnb property or manage multiple, you know the trials and tribulations that can come along with traditional lock and key style properties. From traditional homes to multiunit properties, transitioning to keyless locks can save you a ton of time headaches with all of your rental and Airbnb properties. Not only does going keyless give your renters…

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Turn Off Christmas Lights from Your Phone

Turn Off Christmas Lights from Your Phone

Brrrr... baby it's cold outside... and getting colder.  Do you really want to freeze your derriere off to unplug your outside lights?  We're from the Midwest and we sure don't!  Unless you're lucky enough to live in tropical latitudes this Christmas season we suggest making your outdoor lights controllable from your phone.  You won't have to stare out the window…

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5 Unique Uses for Sensors

Home automation has afforded us all kinds of cool conveniences and creature comforts, many of which rely upon sensors to operate. While most of us are familiar with using sensors for home security and protection purposes (e.g., a motion sensor is triggered when a window is opened, etc.), there are a variety of creative ways in which these handy little…

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New Website Allows Users to Copy Keys Using Their Smartphone

New Website Allows Users to Copy Keys Using Their Smartphone

Mobile devices are becoming more sophisticated than ever before. Not only can they unlock doors, but with keysduplicated.com, your smartphone can also be used to request a copy of your house key. Forget about those tiresome trips to the hardware store—now you can make copies of your key while sitting from your couch. So here’s how it works: you take a…

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Bluetooth Locks: Using Your Smartphone as a Key

Bluetooth Locks: Using Your Smartphone as a Key

Prius to the gills with food to fill your empty refrigerator. You pull into the driveway but you don’t even bother calling to the kids for help with the groceries—why bother? You workout. As you wrestle up every grocery bag from the car, you stumble your way to the front door, gasping for air as the weight from the bag of…

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How to Unstick a Door Lock (And How to Keep It That Way for Good)

How to Unstick a Door Lock (And How to Keep It That Way for Good)

A stubborn, sticky door lock can definitely be a nuisance. It's extremely aggravating to engage in a constant wrestling match with your door lock, not only are you stuck outside in the cold, but if you're not careful, you could either break the key off inside the lock (which can make matters much worse) or damage the surrounding parts of…

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How to Talk Your HOA Into Keyless Locks

How to Talk Your HOA Into Keyless Locks

Depending upon whom you talk to, the phrase "homeowners association" can conjure up a wide range of responses. As the governing body for a development or complex, the homeowners association (HOA) can exert great influence over what standards and restrictions are adopted by the entire neighborhood. When you purchase a property governed by an HOA, you automatically become a member…

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5 Real-Life Scenarios Where Keyless Locks Could Have Saved the Day

5 Real-Life Scenarios Where Keyless Locks Could Have Saved the Day

Keyless locks are light years ahead of traditional keys and locks in terms of convenience, security and ease of use. Yes, that may sound like a bold statement, but we fully believe that we can back it up. There are dozens of situations where keyless locks would be preferable to their traditional counterparts, because they can save you a lot…

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4 Places You Might Not Think of That Are Perfect for Keyless Locks

4 Places You Might Not Think of That Are Perfect for Keyless Locks

While the superiority of keyless locks over traditional keys is becoming more and more obvious, what may not be so obvious is the wide variety of places where installing a keyless lock would make a lot of sense. Most of us are familiar with the more popular locations for keyless locks such as the front door of your home or…

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