Who says a good door lock can’t look good? Being that your home is far more likely to be burglarized than you are to be mugged walking down the street, you can’t neglect to have a high security deadbolt for your door, even if you live in a “nice” neighborhood.
The deadbolt is a maximum security defense and should be installed on every door to your house, including back doors. You can have the strongest, biggest bolt with Schlage’s Grade 1 product.
But what about the looks of the locks?
Take a look at your door locks. What brand are they? Are they attractive or just your every day door lock that you don’t pay any attention to? It’s time to upgrade!
After all, you take pride in your home’s curb appeal, including its doors. You can have front entry handlesets installed that offer the maximal bolt protection you want, plus the style and flare that you also desire.
In fact, you can even have customized the interior of handlesets with a variety of door lever or door knob styles and finishes.
To complement the deadbolt’s appearance, you can add a number of relevant accessories such as attractive door knockers, kick plates, door stops, viewers and stylish house numbers.
For example, a kick plate can be coordinated with a handleset. The kick plate is a finish at the bottom of a door (often a shimmering metallic style) that prevents scuff marks from shoes.
A wide range of design and elegance is out there for those seeking protective accessories for their doors.
And don’t forget about the choices in appearance you have for your indoor locks. You can, for instance, get a doorknob with an aged bronze finish to compliment your interior’s décor.
Let’s go a step further and consider the deadbolts and other types of locks you’ll need for your business away from home. These days, security can easily be coordinated to accommodate your taste in décor, without sacrificing efficacy of the security.
And by the way, Schlage has a “lifetime finish warranty” for their lock products.
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