Our family has been keeping busy with home renovations these days, as we update our new home to make it our own. With our kids getting older and wanting more independence, we wanted to update the locks on our doors to keyless entry for easy use. I worried about one of them losing house keys so this update was a priority for us so the kids could lock and unlock the house on their own. I have to admit it’s great that they are old enough to take our dog for a walk now!
Weiser is a trusted brand for our family, we installed their products in our last home as well. What we love about this brand is the warranty they offer on their products. When we had an issue with the door handle in our last home they replaced it with a new product right away.
Our front entryway is a high traffic area so it was important for us to add an electronic lock for our family. We installed the Halo Wifi Touchscreen Smart Lock for our front door. We love that you can unlock/lock the front door with the easy to use app. We are able to lock and unlock our door from anywhere which is a great feature, especially if you need to let people into your home when you aren’t there. We did a lot of research on which lock to get and ordered the Halo because of all the features it offers.
Some of the features include:
- Halo smart locks connect directly to your existing home Wi-Fi network and smartphone to create a simple and secure smart home, without a third-party hub, panel or subscription service.
- Manage Halo from the Weiser app from anywhere there’s an Internet connection providing you the ability to lock and unlock from your smartphone.
- The Weiser app is simple and intuitive for creating and managing up to 250 custom user codes for friends, family, and guests.
- Instantly give, remove and customize access to all those who enter your home with custom codes.
- Halo puts you in control with the ability to pre-set day and time limits – perfect for dogwalkers, house cleaning services or regular visitors.
- Receive notifications of your lock’s activity and view the lock’s event history from your smartphone using the Weiser app.
- Halo Works with Alexa and Google Assistant.
- Full 128-bit encryption security.
- For use on exterior doors where keyed entry and security is needed.
- Includes traditional key functionality for peace of mind (2 keys included).
- Weiser-patented SmartKey SecurityTM technology prevents against advanced break-in techniques.
- The keypad features a One-Touch Locking button.
- Multiple pre-defined Auto-locking settings available.
Living in Kelowna comes with many perks, more time in the great outdoors is one of them! Our kids have been spending time riding their bikes, scooters and skateboards and needed to be able to access them quick and easily on their own. We installed the Obsidian Electronic Lock in Matte Black on our shed so we could access all the toys and not have to worry about losing a key. Our kids are 9 and 12 years old now and are able to easily unlock the shed and lock it when they are done.
Obsidian has touchscreen technology with a contemporary modern design. It’s innovative, convenient and offers:
- Keyless Entry – No more keys to hide and no keyway to pick or bump.
- Deadbolt operated by touchscreen electronic keypad or key; backlit for increased visibility at night.
- Capacitive touchscreen featuring SecureScreenTM technology. Codes cannot be identified by examining the touchscreen for fingerprints.
- Customized automatic door locking after 30 seconds for peace of mind.
- One touch motorized locking. Lock your door with a single touch. No additional turning/twisting needed.
- Features 16 user access codes and 1 master code option.
- ANSI/BHMA grade 2 certified.
- Low Battery Alerts – Audible beep and visual flash when batteries are Low.
- 9V Backup Power – Use a 9V battery as backup power in case the batteries run out.
- Security features: ANSI/BHMA Grade 2 Certified, SecureScreen, optional auto-lock, optional alarm for incorrect codes, and more.
- Fits most standard residential door preparations – installs in minutes with just a screw driver.
- Lifetime mechanical and finish warranty, One year electronics warranty.
- 4 AA, included.
We installed the San Clemente x Halifax Handleset in Matte Black to our doors to accent the electronic door locks. Our home is a Modern Farmhouse style with black accents throughout so these door handles were perfect! I love the sleek, modern look and clean lines, it updated the look of our doors right away. We ordered just the door handle so we could pair it with our electronic locks but it is also available as a package with a regular door lock as well! The San Clemente door handle was easy to install, Denny was able to switch them out no problem with the old door handles. We love that Weiser stands behind their products with the warranty they offer, the San Clemente door handle comes with a lifetime mechanical and finish warranty.