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Style that makes a difference.

Building a home means planning for every last detail. Each decision requires considering a variety of factors, and your new home’s door locks and hardware should be no exception. You want them to look great, function seamlessly and provide constant peace of mind. Making those decisions early can help make your new home exactly what you want it to be.
Planning smart home features on smartphone.

Start with smart.

Starting new is a chance to start smart. Pre-wire your house for speakers – indoors and out – motion sensors and other technology that makes your home more convenient, secure and fun. And don’t skimp on the power outlets. You might regret it later.

Home office with Schlage lever.

Prepare for the future.

If it’s a starter home, take features that improve resale into consideration. If it’s your forever home, think about options that let you easily transform rooms as your lifestyle changes – like going from needing an office to a nursery – or that will help you age in place.

Syncing smart security camera to smartphone app.

Add security.

Cover all the details of securing your new home. Exterior lighting can deter intruders. While you’re planning the electricals, consider pre-wiring for motion sensors for lighting, cameras and other deterrents. Also, front doors of steel are stronger than fiberglass or wood and can be more energy efficient.

New home build.

Plan curb appeal.

Plan ahead for year-round curb appeal. An extra-wide front walk is perfect for warmer months but expensive to redo, so you might add one during initial construction. And you’ll be glad you installed outlets under the roof eaves with indoor switches when hanging holiday lights in winter.

New look for your new home.

Making so many decisions doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Use these tips to identify your options and make choosing your door hardware as easy as it is to install and use.
Boy with backpack using Schlage Encode smart lock.

1Stun with style.


Schlage door hardware, both interior and exterior, features a variety of styles and finishes. The Georgian knob or Whitney lever in Aged Bronze are great options if your new home has traditional architecture. The Bowery knob and Broadway lever are stunning with more contemporary looks, especially in Matte Black. Or try the Accent lever for something in between.

Schlage Custom bedroom lever

2Transition smoothly.


Schlage Custom™ Combined Interior knobs and levers that let you change the privacy and passage function for a room without replacing the entire lock. It makes transforming a room from an office to a nursery to a media room simple and affordable.

Schlage Custom lever.

3Imagine the possibilities.


No matter what type of doors you choose during your build – steel or wood for exterior doors, French or pocket doors inside – Schlage has hardware for any security and style need. These details make a strong statement, so remember to plan for them early instead of leaving them to chance.

Kitchen with french doors.

4Invest in safety.


You invest a lot in building a new home. Make sure it’s secure from the start. Schlage is an industry leader, rating among the best in residential Security, Durability and Finish. While there are plenty of areas to cut costs during construction, locks shouldn’t be one of them.

Schlage Encode on front door.

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