This electronic deadbolt uses a Weiser keypad and is a hybrid combining features of Kwikset and Weiser brand locks. The current name for the company was derived from the company's first locks, which pioneered the then-revolutionary tubular lock design, which was relatively fast to install.
Introducing Weiser's Key Control Deadbolt, featuring SmartKey re-key technology, a revolutionary cost and time-saving alternative to master keying. Re-keying a traditional master key system is labor intensive, time consuming and costly.
ASSA ABLOY $4.3B Acquisition of Kwikset, Baldwin Creates Smart Door Lock Juggernaut. Access Control giant ASSA ABLOY announces it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) division of Spectrum Brands (NYSE: SPB) for $4.3 billion on a cash and debt free basis.
When it comes to quality, security and style, both brands go hand in hand. Their traditional lines of door hardware are equally secure and durable. Weiser has become more popular for its high-quality residential locks, whereas Schlage is more popular for its durable commercial door hardware.
Passage mode or To unlock using a key, turn the key clockwise to the horizontal position then turn the lever to open the door. To remove the key, turn the key back to the vertical position. Tip: You can press 7 the Weiser button before entering your user code to light up the keypad at night.
The default Mastercode is 0-0-0-0. It is recommended that you change it to a code of your own. Make sure the lock is unlocked and the door is open.
Kwikset is part of Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI), a major manufacturer and supplier of residential locksets, residential builders' hardware and faucets with a portfolio of renowned brands, including Kwikset®, Weiser®, Baldwin®, National Hardware®, Stanley®, FANAL®, Pfister™ and EZSET®.
Kwikset subsequently became part of the Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) Group of Stanley Black & Decker, which also owns lockset manufacturers Weiser and Baldwin.
Assa Abloy is acquiring Spectrum Brands 'Hardware & Home Improvement' (HHI) division, including lock and security fixture brands Kwikset, Baldwin, and Weiser, in a $4.3 billion USD deal.
As a brief background, Kwikset Corporation is a manufacturer of locksets. It had marked these products as “Made in the USA,” even though some of its locksets contained screws or pins made in Taiwan and some subassemblies were manufactured in Mexico.
Also in the non-forced entry category, there is no doubt Schlage is better. With a better, more precise manufacturing process and 2 additional security pins than the Kwikset deadbolt, Schlage locks are significantly harder to pick, bump or compromise in non-destructive ways.
The Weiser App is exclusively for use with Aura and Halo smart locks.
In 2000, Weiser built a brand new, 285,000 square foot, state of the art manufacturing facility in Nogales, Mexico.
2003 – Black & Decker purchases Baldwin Hardware and Weiser Lock from the Masco Corporation in October, expanding their bath and door hardware collections to encompass four major brands, Kwikset, Price Pfister, Baldwin Hardware and Weiser Lock.
Kwikset door knobs are also a zinc die cast. Similar to Schlage and Weiser they are quite adjustable to whatever you need or are replacing.
Company: Kwikset®, a Black & Decker® company, has been a leader in the lockset industry for 60 years. Kwikset manufactures and markets several full lines of door hardware, including handlesets, knobs, levers, deadbolts, and pocket door accessories, for residential and light commercial markets.
Weiser Electronic Lock Warranty
Weiser's electronic products provide a “Lifetime Mechanical Warranty” that covers all defects in material and workmanship. This warranty excludes locks that have been damaged by installation contrary to our written instructions or modified with non-Weiser components.
A: SmartKey locks can only be re-keyed if you have the current functioning key and the SmartKey Learn Tool. If someone does not have the current functioning key, then that person will not be able to re-key your locks.
Keypad flashes red 10 times with 10 beeps* Low battery. Replace batteries. Lock beeps 2 times. Programming timeout.
A factory reset will delete all codes associated with the lock. 3 Press the Program button once more. In 20 seconds, when the LED flashes green and you hear one beep, the lock has been reset. 4 Perform the door handing process again to teach the lock the orientation of the door and add user codes to your lock.
Weiser's Home Connect Technology enables your Weiser door lock to wirelessly communicate with other devices in your home. Imagine locking your door from your cell phone or receiving a text message letting you know your child just got home from school. Home Connect Technology has the power to make it happen.