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Kwikset Install + Review (Vancouver Handleset, Smartcode 916 Electronic Deadbolt)

Hey there, everyone! Hope you're all doing well this morning. Today, I'm excited to share with you our experience installing a front door handle set from Kwikset. Let me take you through the journey of how my wife and I got into using Kwikset door handles and why we're so thrilled about their products.


Back in our last house in Illinois, we found ourselves juggling multiple keys for various doors. It was a hassle, and I knew I needed a solution for a single key that could open all the locks. That's when I stumbled upon Kwikset and their SmartKey system. The brilliance of this technology allows you to personally key all your doors alike with a single key. And that's how our journey with Kwikset began.


paul talking about the door lock

Fast forward to about a month and a half ago, my wife and I reached out to Kwikset to see if they'd be interested in partnering with us. Surprisingly, they agreed! We got our hands on a front door set that we've been eager to install, and today is the day we get to share this experience with you.


Now, let's dive into the installation process. The first step involves notching the door to ensure a proper fit for the lock. It's crucial to center it where you want it, secure it with a screw, and then mark it for accuracy. As we progress through the installation, you'll notice the attention to detail required to achieve a seamless fit.


paul showing how he measured

Drilling, measuring, and adjusting are all part of the process, ensuring that the door handle aligns perfectly. The meticulous steps taken during installation are a testament to the quality and precision of Kwikset products.


One noteworthy feature we love is the SmartCode deadbolt, a fantastic addition for those who, like us, often forget their keys. With the ability to assign up to 30 different codes, this deadbolt provides both convenience and security. Plus, it integrates seamlessly with the SmartKey lock system.


As we wrap up the front door handle installation, I want to highlight the ease of rekeying with Kwikset's SmartKey system. It's a straightforward process that takes less than 10 seconds, ensuring that your doors can be quickly rekeyed without professional assistance.


the lock brand

Before I sign off, I want to express that I only partner with brands and products I genuinely believe in. Kwikset has consistently delivered quality, innovation, and reliability, making them a brand I'm proud to endorse.


I hope you enjoyed this walkthrough of our door handle installation. If you're in the market for new locks that offer quick and easy rekeying at a reasonable price, I highly recommend checking out Kwikset and their SmartKey locks. Thanks for joining us on this home improvement journey, and I'll catch you in the next video!



mr and mrs post frame

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