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How to Re-key a Door Lock

Change your locks yourself by removing the lock cylinder and changing the pins.

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Best Smart Locks for 2021

Smart locks let you automatically lock your door, give guests temporary access and check your lock from miles away. Here...


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What to Know About Smart Locks

These locks can be controlled remotely and have many useful features.


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Stuff We Love: WiFi Smart Locks

Don't Think Twice, Get a Smart Lock


How to Find the Best Smart Locks for Your Home

Adding a smart lock gives a sense of security and enables other automations.

Upgrade Front Door Locks With Keyless Door Locks

An electronic keypad entry system solves all those missing key problems


DIY Simple Window Locks to Keep Your Home Safe

The latches on most double hung windows are no match for a burglar with a pry bar. Pin locks are...

Finger-Scan Entry Locks

No more fumbling for the keys with this fingerprint scanner door lock!


All About Smart Door Locks: Keyless Entry, Bluetooth, and More

You and your family may never have to worry about getting locked out of the house again. 'Smart' door locks-especially...


How to Lubricate a Lock in a Pinch

Simply rub the teeth of the key with a sharp pencil until the surface is covered with graphite. Don’t be...


How to Install a Deadbolt Lock

Keep unwanted guests from coming through your doors

Fix Stuck or Jammed Dead Bolts

A shot of dry Teflon spray will fix a jammed door lock and keep the bolt operating smoothly.