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Electronic Deadbolt

Electronic deadbolts are convenient alternatives to conventional keys. Instead of having to carry around bulky key rings, you can easily unlock doors with a simple push of a button. This eliminates the hassle of carrying multiple keys and allows you to lock and unlock your house whenever you feel like it. If you’re tired of losing your keys, then electronic deadbolts may be the solution you’ve been waiting for.

There are several benefits to owning an electronic deadbolt. For starters, they eliminate the risk of losing your keys. Additionally, they prevent unwanted intruders from entering your home while you’re not present. Finally, they’re easy to install and operate. All you have to do is press a single button and your door opens automatically. Read our buyers guide to learn more about electronic deadbolts and how they work.

Smart Deadbolt, Fingerprint Door Lock with Touch Screen Keypads, Bluetooth Electronic Keyless Entry Door Lock, Featuring Auto Lock, Free APP, Compatible with Alexa Google Assistant for Home Apartment


Looking for a way to make sure that only people with a key can access your home? The Hornbill Smart Door Lock is the answer! This advanced 5-in-1 door lock features fingerprint, code, and IC card recognition, as well as remote control operation. With its sleek design and durable construction, this door lock is sure to add a touch of style to any room.


I purchased the deadbolt and the matching entry door handle to replace the old brass on my basement door. I had never installed a lock set before. I was a little concerned that this was a too good to be true price and either the lock would not be of very good quality or it would be difficult to install. It was great to see very detailed installation instructions, and the lock is very good quality. I installed it with no problems in less than ten minutes. It is a good buy on a budget. It's square and contemporary style looks fantastic.

I have bought this for my bedroom door to provide some security until my roommates figure out how to actually lock the apartment door. I originally purchased a cheaper Honeywell lock, but something went wrong with the installation and the bolt would pull out of the door.

I purchased one brass and one satin nickel finish, both in used condition. Brass is a replacement for a lock that is not working and Satin Nickel is for a new door without a lock. During the brass installation, I discovered the one of the two screws to the cylinder would not go all the way in, and must be the reason it was returned. I ended up using old cylinders and keys so I now have a working lock. I will try a nickel lock later this week and if it is identical, I will order a new one in good condition.

When we were moving to a new kitchen, we came across these. Those are not true fears. I ordered three and each of them was very easy to install it took me about fifteen minutes per door to change out four hinges, a deadbolt, and a door knob purchased from this same Amazon series. Additionally, I was impressed by the look and feel of the deadbolts. The components worked perfectly, and the finish did not appear to be prone to wear or chipping off. The only thing I will add is that it is not a major concern nor something I know all that much about. I do not have a realistic basis to judge how secure these are. In another review I have seen that the locks used here are very simple. If security is the primary concern, you may want to investigate the problem further. If, like myself, you are looking to match other features of your home with a secure feeling lock that is easy to install, look no further. It was a wonderful purchase.

I purchased this item. My new office door had both a hole for a door handle and a dead bolt. I encountered the issue when needing to fill the deadbolt hole using my existing keypad door handle. I searched all over the internet and finally decided on this one. Even though I really will not use it, it is more to fill the hole. So I cannot speak on how the function, durability, or longevity of this deadbolt will be, but I give it five stars. Perhaps one day I will actively use it, but for now, it is just a hole filler.

Kwikset CP913CNT-514S Kwikset 913CNT-S SmartCode Contemporary Single Cylinder Touchpad Electronic Deadbolt


Secure your home or office with the Kwikset CP913CNT-514S Kwikset 913CNT-S SmartCode Contemporary Single Cylinder Touchpad Electronic Deadbolt! This stylish deadbolt features a matte black finish and is made of metal for added security. It also comes with a 16 user code feature for added convenience, and easily installs with the included screwdriver.


The lock is a very well designed lock. There are many nice touches both for the lock operation and the installation procedure. It was very simple and took me five to ten minutes. I followed the video that comes on the iPhone app, and it was very helpful. The most important point is not attempt to move the lock until the lock has set itself up at the end of the installation. It can make an alarm if someone is trying to gain entry to the lock, however you should not turn it on until it is setup. In my experience, bumping directly against a door does not accomplish anything. It takes a great deal of force to trigger alarm. You can set the lock to automatically lock after a time period of your choosing. The door will simply always remain locked. You need to close the door, of course. You can set the length of the code to your liking. If four digits is not secure then you can select any length of code you want, from four to eight digits. Eight digits is 100 million combinations. I love this feature because it makes the lock very secure. You can turn on or off a quick lock feature, which allows you to press the Schlage logo on the outside to lock the door without entering a code. Unlocking a device typically requires a code. You can view a log of every lock action so you can see when the lock was opened and closed and by whom if they used a code. You can add or delete codes for any person you want quickly and easily, and those codes can be set for specific days and times. For example, if someone walks your dog on weekdays between twelve and three, then you can set the code to work only during the time they will walk the dog. It means that they don't have access at night. The primary downside of this device is that it requires Apple devices to work well. It means that users of Android will not be able to receive much features like iOS users. Furthermore, it requires a recent Apple TV to perform remote work, and as of now Apple's implementation of this is flaky for remote operation. I believe that you should be able to unlock your door by simply asking Siri but in my experience, that is not realistic. It was successful for a short period of time, then it stopped. The app works really well when you are close to the locks. Another issue is that if you want to invite other users to use the iOS app they must have an iCloud account enabled on their iPhone and the correct settings for passwords enabled. This may be difficult if you are not familiar with the procedure. I'm a technical person, so it took me approximately five minutes to figure it out. This is an awesome lock with a great iOS app. If you want to unlock the door remotely, you have to rely on Apple, and the AppleTV because they are both flaky. This could change in the future, but at this time I do not plan on having a good remote experience.

I really wanted a smart lock because my husband, despite living in a major city, would constantly leave the door unlocked.

I do not understand the negativity that many people seem to have towards this lock. The lock works as described. There are several options, such as 1) manually adding codes without using a smartphone app, and I am not sure why anyone would pay for this lock and stick with this option, as the smart part will essentially be disabled, but it is nice to know that it is an option. It is available for anyone who owns a third generation Apple television and higher. If you do not know what generation you own, you could search google for the model number on the back or underside of the device. This is probably the easiest way to set this lock up for people who use everything Apple. My 1,000 square foot condominium has my Apple TV and the lock. It has never been a connectivity issue. Apple makes it easy on people with low technical knowledge to set up. Just unlocked my front door and ask Siri is relatively painless. I enjoy the remote access to the lock, using the apps that manage the lock. I can lock, unlock, assign codes, and disable codes from the SchlageSense app if I have an Internet connection. All of this is without a subscription fee that other smart lock manufacturers charge. I like the idea of using an iPad as a hub in HomeKit. I tried this a bit, just to see how well it worked, but I switched back to the Apple TV, because the Apple TV will always be home and plugged in. This also works similarly to Apple TV, and the setup is very quick. It is a simple setup process with the Home Kit. Please select Schlage Sense, Wi Fi Adapter option. I have not tried this option out, so I cannot verify whether or not it works. I read this is the only way to enable smart compatibilities using an Android device. It is an additional purchase, however smart things require hubs or adapters so it is not a problem. You are not currently able to use another type of hub that has a lock. It only supports Apple TV, iPad, or Wi-Fi. Does this Schlage Connect lock work if your are using the Amazon Echo or Samsung SmartThings hub? This is what makes this lock different from other locks I have used. Some smart locks have a glossy LCD screen where you hover your hand over a few random buttons that are prompted and then enter your code. Enter your code and it will unlock. It is a matte nickel finish, and there are no physical buttons, which break if worn. There are many connectivity options as described above. Batteries are very easily replaceable. I will likely only need to change the batteries once every two years. Your mileage may vary depending on how often it is used and how well the cylinder is aligned. Homekit integration is fantasticCons: The thing is loud but noise is not a factor in my like of the lock. The inside portion of the lock is heavy so this does not bother me. It is not compatible with Apple or Schlage hubs. Get the Schlage Connect for that. I would require installation, I think the lock was incompatible with my previous cylinder. That is not Schlage's fault. If you want a smart lock and own mainly Apple products, then get this lock. You will not regret it.

I researched which door lock to use for over one week. The sense model is the only option to obtain to manipulate the lock with the app or use the plock with an Android or iPhone. I ordered from Amazon, and received the lock literally on a Sunday. I ordered on a Friday. It was less expensive than anywhere else. You should use Amazon.

I read the installation manual. I am only going to be installing it for about 45 minutes, so I did the steps properly. I left the installation manual as it was, then I grabbed the user manual so I could figure out how to setup my passcode, and any other tasks I need to do. Although the range is minimal, with possible range between 20 and 30 feet between the phone and the door, I enjoyed the feature, and did not expect it to function. Update your phone, open the package, take pictures, or write down the two codes, start installing and then download the Schlage app.

Honeywell - 8712409 Electronic Entry Deadbolt with Keypad, Oil Rubbed Bronze

Honeywell Safes & Door Locks

Protect your family and property with the latest technology from Honeywell! Check out the 8712409 Electronic Door Bolt with Keypad for added security. With this bolt installed on your door, you'll be able to easily open and close it, even when the door is blocked by something like a child or pet. Plus, the included keypad makes it easy to operate the bolt without having to look at it. Order your installation today!


I know today that if you put this lock in, you will be very quick. I chose this because of its heavy duty components. Pick up a competitor's lock, and notice the difference in weight and the components. The lock bolt is moved manually, while it is electronic. It is important because the battery life for locks with automatic bolts is greatly reduced. I am aware that the bolt is in place because I turn the lock. It will expand and contract as I get sunlight at different times of year. Having an automatic lock that requires more force due to the door shifting can cause issues with the life of the mechanism or in some cases may not lock when you think it did. If I notice that the lock is starting to bind, I can pull or push on the door while throwing the bolt thus relieving any pressure and protecting the components. I feel as if I will get a better life from this lock. I bought a handle that matches mine. I was impressed by the components and the ease of installation.

I purchased this keyless door lock after my previous ones had failed. The issue with fully motorized deadbolts is that they require perfect alignment of the door and door frame with minimal interference. I have heavy weather stripping and a deadbolt that is so tight in the door frame. The motorized version had two problems. The deadbolt is manual actuated. The keyless pad locks the outside actuator, so you can manually move the deadbolt. I find this to be effective in my situation. I find the battery life to be good. If the battery does break down and you are locked out, you can put a 9V battery on the terminal outside and the keypad will work. The installation took five minutes. The first time you program the program, it takes five minutes to learn the instructions.

I have changed the deadbolts on this lock. I purchased five locks from Amazon and one from the hardware store. I am also adding a second deadbolt from Abloy or BiLoc just to add to the security of my doors. I have searched through more than a dozen combination locks before I came across this one. There are only a few companies that produce combination locks. Addition of a combination deadbolt with a key backup is not recommended if you are trying to secure your house from picking and bumping. This loss does not have any key backup system so it cannot be bumped or picked. You just need to take a 9volt battery, and touch it to the two builtin posts and enter your combination. Schlage is doing this because it has one of the best combination locks on the market today. I found that the online price was cheaper than any other place I have ever seen.

I was looking for a passcode lock that was safe and easy to use but did not connect to the internet. I am an IT professional with twenty years of experience. I appreciate the convenience that technology brings to us. Online is a very bad way to remove locks. This fits the bill. It provides convenience of not carrying a key, but does not come with the risk of connecting to the internet. There is no way to pick this lock because it does not have a key hole.

I installed a new front door, then upgraded it. My wife and I desired a reliable deadbolt solution that does not require a key. The Schlage's design is elegant, reliable, high quality, and easy to install. I gave Easy Locking a four star because the deadbolt does not lock alone when closing the door upon leaving. You require to enter your code and then manually lock the deadbolt when you leave. It is an easy to accept compromise for reliability and dependability compared to app supported locks who still have flaws and eat batteries like nothing for electrically turn the locking mechanism.

WiFi Door Lock,SMONET Remote Control Smart Deadbolt, Digital Electronic Keyless Entry Locks Bluetooth Touchscreen Auto Lock with Gateway Hub, Work with Alexa,APP,Code,Key for Home Front Door,Black


Looking for an easy way to secure your home? The SMMONET WiFi Door Lock is just what you need! It's simple to install and use, and it comes with a one-year warranty. Plus, it works with Alexa so you can open and close the door with voice commands. And if you're in a rush, you can also use the deadbolt lock. So why wait? Get the SMMONET WiFi Door Lock today!


I purchased this on February 9, 2017 and have had great success with it. The Zwave door lock replaced my older unit, which was not zwave. The one that it replaced moved to the inner garage entryway. Both the 914 and 913 have had many reviews complaining about the battery life. I need to inform those that the proper battery is key. I would recommend the Eneloop brand, if you are going to use rechargeable cells. Since installing this on February 9th, I recently had to replace the rechargeable electronics on May 12th, 2017. The batteries allowed it to work for over three months. I use my front door many times per day which is an average. I replaced the Eneloops with rechargeable lithium ion batteries to test. It works great when paired with SmartThings hub. It unlocks and locks easily, but it's best to read the fine manual first. The batteries last more than three months on rechargeable devices. Eneloops is my favorite. My only complaint is that I had a few difficulties pairing the device to my SmartThings hub. The unit must be close to the hub to pair it before mounting it to the door. This is an error on my part since I expected the lock to pair with my hub being a few dozen feet away. I received a 914 keypad that was smaller than the 913. The keypad from the 913 on the front door was connected to the new 914 inner part. The smaller keypad from 914 fit better on the doorway connecting the interior garage door. If you live in a cold region, then recharge your LiPo cells. They are more durable in colder temperatures. The LiPo cells I used appear to perform better than the Eneloops since their voltage is constant. The locking and unlocking seems faster and has more power to perform those tasks. The cell was from eBay and I bought it. I am currently using the ones I have installed, and I will update this review as I get more experience with them. If you search for, 'Kentli 1.5V 3000MWh AA Lithium LiPo.

If you have a programd into your network, you will not know how you lived without it. We need to find triggers for arm and disarmed out put. You will not have to spend time cutting keys or looking at the door step since the keypad lights up. When I add it to my network, the battery icon on the app goes to red in the first week. I had problems with it losing its connection with my controller. The keypad establishes an encrypted connection with your controller. If you add it to the network, 1) Keep it approximately twelve inches from your Zwave controller. The encryption process will not notify you that it is complete. Leave it there for another sixty seconds. You may wait sixty seconds for a change. I deleted it from my network, and reconnected it using these steps. No more connection issues, the battery was reporting correctly as full.

I want no LCD screen and nothing that gets ruined in the sun. The battery seems to last forever. My Smart Home says the battery is at 70% still after roughly six months. Smart home compatibility is great. My house automatically locks the doors every night, just as my smart home tells it to. It is loud enough that I can hear from my bedroom, but quiet enough that it is not an annoyance. It is simple to change batteries, if necessary. All in all, this is exactly what I wanted and looks amazing with my door components.

It was an solidly made product. The replacement for an older combination deadbolt that had failed. The brass finish is bright and flawless and comes with a lifetime warranty. The electronics and mechanism are covered for one year. Installing this is straightforward If you have ever installed a dead bolt before, you will have no issue with this. The lock comes with four standard AA batteries. They can be installed or replaced without taking the lock apart. The keys are easy to see and backlit. It is not a touch pad. Finger prints do not give away your code. The motors and moving parts are on the inside to protect it from the cold weather. The setup process is simple. It can be programmed as a standalone program or in conjunction with a hub. If you intend to use the lock with the Alexa or the phone app you will need to purchase a hub that supports Zwave. Unlocking is secured with a household pass code. I am very pleased with my purchase, especially the personal codes entered to unlock the car. I plan to purchase more entry doors.

Revolo Electronic Keypad Deadbolt, Keyless Entry Door Lock,Keyed Entry,Auto Lock, Door Lock with Handle, Front Door Handle Sets, Anti-Peeking Password


Protect your home and family with the Revolo Electronic Keypad Deadbolt! It's easy to install and offers plenty of features. This deadbolt comes with 20 access codes for family use and a temporary code for guests, plus it can be adjusted to automatically lock your door after 10 to 99 seconds or manually locked with the included key. Plus, the built-in anti-peek feature protects your home security. Don't miss out on this must-have home security product!


Installation was easy, and setup was easy. If you are stuck on step one and get three red beeps during the handle identification process, make sure you are using fresh batteries. I pulled the batteries from another location, and even though it appeared they worked, they weren't enough power for the lock to turn and the process to complete.

I cannot tell you how many times I had worked in my shop and came to the front door and saw that my children had left and locked me out of the house. You come home with your car and then you have to go back in the house because you forgot something. Did you realize that you were not doing something right during your vacation? Give your neighbor the guest code. All of those issues are no longer a problem. If you get one you will not be sorry, even if you did not order another. I am currently ordering a Backdoor.

Just like all of the Amazon Basics products that I have tried, this one seems of the same quality as the expensive name brands. I have just installed it, so I cannot comment on the longevity. It is heavy, has a solid feel, and was easy to install. The hole through the door for the latch assembly did not line up with that of the previous door lock/latch assembly. So, I reused the old latch mechanism. It was easy for the latch not to be standard, or if it is the new latch. This was only an issue because I was reusing the existing mounting hole. If this were a new installation, the template that comes with the new lock assembly would have positioned the hole exactly to match the new lock.

I am very happy with this electronic deadbolt. I installed it on my garage door about one month ago, and have had no problems so far. It is built with all metal parts and is very solid.

The installation process was straightforward. I am extremely fast, secure, and strong. You will need to set up the password. It is very convenient. I no longer require a key. This deadbolt lock is really good value for money and inexpensive.

Kwikset 99050-004 Model 905 Value Lock Keyless Entry Electronic Keypad Deadbolt Door Lock for Garage or Side Door, Venetian Bronze


The Kikset 99050-004 is the perfect solution for anyone looking for an easy and convenient way to securely lock their garage door or side door! This electronic keypad lock features nine buttons, making it easy to unlock the door without having to turn the knob. Plus, the battery backup ensures that you have power when needed. Installation is a breeze, too. Don't miss out on this must-have home improvement item!


We purchased a deadbolt to lock our front door and absolutely love it. The first one that we received was not working properly. I called customer service and they immediately shipped a replacement, which arrived in two days. They sent us tracking information when it was delivered, checked in several times with detailed installation instructions and to make sure we were happy with the product and its functionality. The customer service was very good. I'm beyond expectations. We are impressed. I also love the lock. It is very useful to be able to assign combos or give the chip card to our house cleaner or pet sitter. It is great to be able to watch when my children or husband return from school or work. This lock has many wonderful features. Our entire family loves it. We highly recommend it.

Kwikset 99390-004 Halo Wi-Fi Smart Lock Keyless Entry Electronic Touchscreen Deadbolt Featuring SmartKey Security, Matte Black


The Kwikset 99390-004 Halo Wi-Fi Smart Lock is perfect for anyone looking for a reliable and easy-to-use electronic lock. This Wi-Fi enabled lock features direct connection to your home Wi-Fi network and smartphone, so you can easily open and close your doors with the touch of a button. Plus, the included 250 customer user codes allow you to create up to 250 unique passwords, which is great for protecting your belongings and family members. And if you're worried about hackers breaking into your home, the Kwikset 99390-004 Halo Wi-Fi Smart Lock has a patented security feature that protects your privacy and ensures that only you or a person with your password can access your home. So why wait? Get the Kwikset 99390-004 Halo Wi-Fi Smart Lock today!


This is the contemporary version of the SmartCode 913 and goes well with Kwikset's modern styles such as the Halifax. The only disadvantage is that the exterior deadbolts are located in the middle of the hole, and this at the top, so you might have to touch up the paint on the outside of your door after installing this. The instructions could have been better. You are instructed to turn the drive lever a certain way, which is impossible unless you fit it into the handle and turn it until it clicks which almost feels like you are breaking it. The door orientation programming could be better too. The long success beep sounds like the long error beep. Once installed, it seems to work well. Ensure that your existing deadbolt works seamlessly. If you have to turn the key hard to lock or unlock it, then your door will be warped and you will have to adjust it before installing this. This is not WiFi or ZWave connected, if you want that you will need the 914 model.

I ordered three of these Kwikset deadbolt locksets to replace the existing deadbolt locks on my outside doors. Installation was simple. If you know how to use hand tools, and read instructions, and have the knowledge to use hand tools, you should be good. All of the measurements were in line with their requirements. Most doors are standard, if properly installed. Take all the measurements they recommend before starting the installation. The exterior of the car is constructed of a heavy, chrome plated metal. The locking mechanism also is made of metal. The only nonmetallic parts are the interior electronics. The directions aren't the best that I have ever seen relying on sketches with little or no text description of what to do and how to do it. Installation of the first lockset should take no more than an hour, probably less. Reinstalling the previous locks should speed things up. I have rekeyed the locks using their SmartKey feature. It works as advertised and is highly recommended. Normally, a key should be avoided except as a backup. I liked your application it's design and functionality it appears to be perfect. You can set up to sixteen separate codes to be used by yourself, family members, etc. Codes can easily be added and deleted for one-time use with a contractor, for example. I can recommend these lock sets, as I am pleased with them. Some reviews indicate that the lock motor may fail prematurely if they don't last. Some failures occur in a few months while others can take years. The electronics warranty is one year, and the exterior finish and mechanical parts are warranted longer, so if you experience a failure beyond that period, you may be out of luck. For convenience, I love having my keys not in my possession for opening or locking. Pressing one button allows you to unlock, and then entering the lock code helps you stay safe. I was able to disable the feature after briefly trying it. I wasn't sure how the keypad backlit function worked in the beginning. I don't recall it being mentioned in the installation and configuration instructions, and perhaps the product description was just incorrect. When unlocking the lock, you have to push the Lock button first. That illuminates the keypad, then key in your code.

If you are not in need of a wifi connection, this is a great unit. It looks great, is strong, and has worked flawlessly for three months. I find removing the wifi a great benefit because it adds unnecessary complexity to my application. The batteries have lasted three months. It has a very simple user interface. The look is much more expensive than it is. It is relatively protected from the elements in my application.

I searched for a chrome lock that was compatible with our chrome handle. This lock is awesome. I love it because it's our second electronic lock. That is really great I wish that the backlight would come on whenever I press a button but it does not. To turn on the backlight, press the lock buttons.

It is an extremely convenient addition to our front door. It is simple to install. The directions are a bit confusing, but not a lot of difficult to figure out. It has some bad reviews, but we just installed it, so I am not completely sure.

Kwikset 99130-003 SmartCode 913 Non-Connected Keyless Entry Electronic Keypad Deadbolt Door Lock Featuring SmartKey Security, Traditional Venetian Bronze


If you're looking for an easy way to secure your home or business, the Kwikset 99130-003 SmartCode 913 Non-Connected Keyless Entry Electronic Keypad is the perfect solution! With its simple design and durable construction, this keypad is sure to last for years to come. This keypad features a motorized deadbolt and comes with all the necessary hardware for quick and easy installation. Plus, it's BHMA grade 2 certified and UL certified with a 20 minute fire rating. So why wait? Get the Kwikset 99130-003 SmartCode 913 Non-Connected Keyless Entry Electronic Keypad today!


I will begin by telling you that. Three rescued cats and two dogs are running around on my feet. I just had surgery three days ago. Today is the first day back to school for the kids midst a pandemic. Today may have been the worst day to attempt to install this. My junior high student needs to be able to move into her new school house two and a half hours prior to my arrival from my small business. I was unable to obtain the item installed because of unforeseen circumstances. I need it immediately installed and I must inform her that I am not willing to risk losing my key. I think that's the easiest thing I have ever done. It is easier then emptying the dishwasher. It installed itself. I finished in less than five minutes. It was shocking how quick and easy it was. It can detect itself, and then quickly switches to the direction it needs to operate. I wish this was the first one I purchased. So far, it has worked perfectly. We have tested it a half dozen times. I will update if it does not hold up over time. So far I highly recommend it.

Box directions aren't pleasant at all. If you scan the QR code, you get to the website video and more detail programming. My rating is 5 because the directions on the web were straightforward. This is my first home, and I have been updating and personalizing everything that I can. I placed this on the Laundry and Gardens door last night because none of the keys I received would turn the deadbolt. It led me to searching for something similar. It is a nice, modern touch that matches the rest of my decor. It is worth the price. I need to purchase another one for the garage and the back yard. I may add one to my front door. I believe the door should be beefier. Though the quality and construction is still very good. I will see how these first two are now. Add some extras. The addition of an expansion port makes for an instant jump if the battery doesn't last. I am not sure how much I will utilize it but I enjoy having the ability to add random numbers before or after your master pin, when someone is around.

I assume many of the reviews are false, but I am skeptical of all Amazon reviews. This product has only been installed for one day, but it was an excellent purchase. I wish this thing could handle my exterior doors, instead of simply my garage to house door. It is easy to install and cheaper in the price. I highly recommend it if you are looking for a keyless deadbolt. I feel like this device would work on most people's exterior doors, but I live in Northern Minnesota where it gets too cold for the device. The device can handle -2, but not -20, which is realistic for it to encounter.

Overall, I am very impressed. This deadbolt is typically available at a higher price point and has many nice features. It is wellmade, attractive, easy to install, and has some nice features. I really like the random fake numbers to confuse onlookers when entering the access code. My only complaint is that the electronic bolt will not engage the bolt hole in the door frame if you have thick weatherstripping or a misaligned door. The bolt and the hole must be aligned fairly closely to each other in order to engage easily. My door has thick weatherstripping around the door frame and when I press the key to engage the deadbolt, the bolt will touch or rub the bolt hole and automatically disengage without locking. In order to solve the problem, I need to pull on the door handle, press the engage button to engage the bolt, and hope that the bolt is properly aligned. In my old, manually operated deadbolt, I can pull on the door handle with varying pressure while turning the deadbolt lever until I find the hole and lock it. The door handle has a new electronic bolt, so you cannot help it feeling its way into the bolt hole. I believe this should be an issue for any electronic-actuated deadbolt design by any manufacturer. With time and experience, I should be able to learn how much force needs to be applied to the handle, to get it to lock consistently.

It was very easy to setup. I am proud to say I installed it myself. There's a key to unlock the code, but later, I found my own code to enter. It had a simple locking mechanism, easy to obtain upon exiting your home. The buttons are lightly backlit, so you may see it at night. It does require batteries to operate. It has an indicator letting you know how much life they have left. I really enjoy that I can set up the optional auto lock feature. This way, if I forget to lock it when I come in, it will lock itself. I appreciate that peace of mind.

Amazon Basics Contemporary Electronic Keypad Deadbolt Door Lock, Keyed Entry, Matte Black

Amazon Basics

Protect your home and family with the Amazon Basics Contemporary Electronic Keypad Deadbolt Door Lock! This stylish and affordable door lock features electronic single-cylinder operation, keyless entry, timed locking, and low-battery indication. Plus, it fits doors from 1-3/8" to 1-3/4" thick, so you can protect your home and family with confidence.

Kwikset 99070-101 Powerbolt2 Door Lock Single Cylinder Electronic Keyless Entry Deadbolt Featuring SmartKey Security in Satin Nickel


Protect your home and family with the Kwikset 99070-101 Powerbolt2 Door Lock! This stylish and secure lock features designer styling and superior security, making it perfect for any home or office. The Kwikset 99070-101 is also BHMA/ANSI/ISO9001 certified, so you can be sure that it will meet all your needs. Plus, the included latch makes it easy to install on any door. Don't miss out on this must-have home security item!

Buyer's Guide

How To Choose The Best Electronic Deadbolt

Electronic deadbolts have become increasingly common as more homes have been fitted with smart technology. These bolts work by using sensors to detect motion and sound, allowing you to open doors remotely without having to use keys. They also make life easier for those who suffer from arthritis or other mobility issues - they allow you to unlock your front door simply by waving your hand over the sensor pad.

What Is A Electronic Deadbolt?

An electronic deadbolt is an added security feature for doors that uses electricity to lock and unlock the door instead of using mechanical parts like a key. An electronic deadbolt has no moving parts and does not require any physical keys. It works by sending a signal through the door frame to the inside of the house. The signal tells the door whether or not the door should be locked or unlocked. This type of locking mechanism is more secure than traditional deadbolts because there are fewer ways to get into the home without the correct code.

Why Would I Want An Electronic Deadbolt?

Electronic deadbolts are convenient because they eliminate the need for keys. They work well in homes where people frequently forget their keys. If someone forgets their keys, they will still be able to open the door if they know the code. However, if they don't remember the code, they won't be able to enter the home unless they have the proper code. In addition, electronic deadbolts are much safer than traditional deadbolts. Traditional deadbolts have many moving parts that could break off and cause injury.

Who Needs A Electronic Deadbolt?

Electronic deadbolts are becoming increasingly common in homes across America. But do these devices really protect against crime? Is it worth spending money on one?

The short answer is yes. Electronic deadbolts are designed to prevent intruders from entering your home. These bolts lock automatically after someone has opened the door. They usually require a key to unlock them again.

But how effective are they? So, if you live in a neighborhood where this happens, installing an electronic deadbolt could save you time and money.

In addition, most burglars prefer to enter houses through windows rather than doors. Because of this, locking your front door only makes sense if you live in a house with a garage. Otherwise, you'll probably never use the door anyway.

Another reason to install an electronic deadbolt is that it allows you to monitor activity inside your home. Many models offer motion sensors that alert you whenever anyone enters or leaves your property. This feature can be useful if you suspect that your neighbors are watching your home while you're away.

Finally, electronic deadbolts can be programmed to open only during certain times of the day. This prevents unwanted visitors from gaining access to your home at odd hours.

The Importance Of Purchasing A Quality Electronic Deadbolt

Electronic security devices have become increasingly popular in recent years. These devices offer many advantages over traditional keys and keyed entry systems. For example, they eliminate the risk of losing keys and provide added convenience by allowing users to lock/unlock doors remotely.

However, just because an electronic device offers so many advantages doesn't mean that they should replace traditional locking mechanisms. There are several reasons why you should purchase a quality electronic deadbolt instead of a cheap one.

When purchasing an electronic deadbolt, it's important to select a product that has a solid construction. A poorly constructed unit could break down after a short period of use. This would leave you vulnerable to burglaries and other crimes.

An unreliable product may malfunction unexpectedly, leaving you unable to secure your home or business. If you experience any malfunctions, contact the company immediately. Make sure that the company provides 24 hour emergency service if needed.

While an electronic deadbolt may seem like a great idea, it might not be affordable. Consider how often you'll use the deadbolt. Will you use it every single night? Or maybe just once a week? If you plan on using the deadbolt less frequently, then you may save money by buying a lower priced model.

If you're looking for a quality electronic deadbolt, try contacting a reputable dealer such as Home Security Systems Direct. We carry a wide variety of electronic deadbolts including ones that are compatible with most residential and commercial applications.

Features To Consider When Buying A Electronic Deadbolt

Security. An electronic deadbolt provides security against unwanted intruders. But if you're concerned about privacy, you may want to opt for a mechanical deadbolt instead.

Easy installation. With an electronic deadbolt, you don't have to drill holes into your walls. This makes installing the lock easier than traditional deadbolts.

Keyless entry. Some models allow you to program the keyless entry feature. This means you no longer have to carry keys around with you. And since you don't have to worry about losing them, this can save you time and hassle.

Remote control. Many models let you remotely operate the deadbolt via a wireless remote control. This allows you to unlock and lock the door from anywhere in the house.

Safety features. Most electronic deadbolts have safety features built in. These features prevent accidental operation of the deadbolt. They also protect against tampering.

Installation. Before purchasing an electronic deadbolt, check to make sure the type of mounting bracket you plan to install is compatible with your existing doors. The mounting brackets used on most modern doors are very secure and stable. However, they do add weight to the door, so make sure you know how heavy your new door is.

Cost. While many types of electronic deadbolts cost less than their mechanical counterparts, there are other factors to consider. Consider the number of keys needed to operate the deadbolt. How often do you change the batteries? Do you prefer having a key fob or a button on the inside of the door?

If you're still unsure about which model to buy, take advantage of our free consultation service. We'll review your needs and recommend the perfect solution.

Different Types Of Electronic Deadbolt

Electronic Deadbolts are becoming increasingly popular due to their convenience. These are simple to install and use and can easily be operated by remote control. These are also highly secure and offer excellent protection against intruders. Here are some of the main benefits of having an electronic deadbolt installed in your home.

Convenience. An electronic deadbolt allows you to lock and unlock your doors remotely. This means that you don’t have to go outside to open or close your front door anymore. All you need to do is press a button on your keychain and the door opens automatically. This makes life much simpler and saves you time.

A deadbolt is a good security measure. When someone tries to break into your house through the front door, they will likely be stopped by the deadbolt. Even if they manage to force their way past the door, they won’t be able to open it without a special tool. This gives you peace of mind knowing that your family is safe.

Efficiency. An electronic deadbolt is also energy efficient. It uses less electricity than traditional mechanical bolts. This means that you can save money on your electric bill each month.

Installing an electronic deadbolt is quick and easy. You simply follow the instructions included with the bolt and it should be up and running in under 30 minutes. This is especially helpful if you live in a busy area where installing a traditional deadbolt could take days.


Frequently Asked Questions About: Electronic Deadbolt

What is an electronic deadbolt?

Electronic deadbolts are mechanical devices that use electricity to lock and unlock doors. They are often found in homes and businesses.

How Do They Work?

Most electronic deadbolts have two parts: a keypad and a bolt release mechanism. When you press the button on the keypad, the bolt will move into position to allow access through the door.

Where Can I Buy An Electronic Deadbolt?

You can purchase electronic deadbolts at most home improvement stores, including Lowe's and Home Depot.

Which brands offer the best quality electronic deadbolts?

Many companies make high-quality electronic deadbolts. If you want to ensure that your new deadbolt has all the bells and whistles, look for a company like Schlage or Kwikset.

Can I Install My Own Electronic Deadbolt?

If you know how to change light bulbs, you should be able to install your own electronic deadbolt. Most electronic deadbolts include instructions on how to set them up.

Will Installing An Electronic Deadbolt Void My Warranty?

Some manufacturers provide limited warranties on their products. Installing an electronic deadbolt could potentially void this warranty.

Can I Get An Electronic Deadbolt Installed Professionally?

In most cases, professional installation is required when installing an electronic deadbolt. Many companies charge extra fees for this service.

Can I Replace My Existing Deadbolt With An Electronic Deadbolt?

Not necessarily. While you can certainly replace your existing deadbolt with an electronic version, it may not function correctly. Make sure you read the manufacturer's instructions carefully.

Can I Retrofit My Current Deadbolt With An Electronic Deadbolt?

This option isn't always possible. Depending on the type of deadbolt you currently have, you may need to upgrade to a newer model first.

While you can certainly retrofit your current deadbolt with an electronic version, it may not function correctly.

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