To keep your house safe without the expense of a security system, install Schlage entry locks with built-in alarms on your exterior doors. The locks have three different alarm settings:

  • Activity Alert: Chimes anytime the door is opened or closed.
  • Tamper Alert: 15-second alarm sounds if there’s an attempt to open the door without a key.
  • Forced Entry Alert: Three-minute alarm sounds if there’s an attempt to force the door open.

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Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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