Kwikset is a lock and lockset manufacturer owned by Black and Decker Hardware and Home Improvement Group. The company was founded in 1946 by Adolf Schoepe and Karl Rhinehart. The name comes from the company's tubular lock mechanism, which is relatively fast to install. Kwikset produces handlesets... Read More, deadbolts, levers, knobs, and electronic locks. Products are available in a standard line and Signature Series in a variety of finishes. Popular products include the Laurel Front Door Hardware Set, the Lido Entry Lever, the Ashfield Entry Lever, the Hancock Dummy Knob, the Tylo Half-Dummy Knob, and the Single Cylinder Deadbolt. Kwikset's SmartKey technology allows consumers to re-key their own locks without removing them from the door. Kwikset electronic locks use a combination code or key to open doors. The Kwikset SmartCode technology uses four AA batteries and can be connected to security systems, home-control systems, and mobile devices with a secure Internet connection.
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