Kwikset is one of the most popular brands of lock in the market. They make everything from traditional to the most innovative security solutions for use of both residential homes and business establishments. The company is also popular for the different styles which range from classic to contemporary as well everything in between. Kwikset has definitely mastered the science and art of security which is how it maintained a strong reputation in the industry for the past 60+ years. In all those decades, they have come up with a series of strong and reliable knobs and locks for all security consumers – here are some of the best of them:

Kwikset double sided deadbolt
Kwikset double sided deadbolt

1. 600 Series Deadbolt

The 600 Series of mechanical deadbolts is higher in quality compared to most deadbolts with an ANSI/BHMA grade 3. It is very easy to install and the only thing you will need is a screwdriver. It also comes with a lifetime mechanical warranty. Each product with a deadbolt includes two keys. Additional keys can easily be made.

The 600 series consist of the following products:

  • 660 Deadbolt w/ SmartKey (keyed one side)
  • 660 Deadbolt w/ Pin & Tumbler(keyed one side)
  • 663 One-Sided Deadbolt
  • 665 Deadbolt w/ SmartKey (keyed both sides)
  • 665 Deadbolt w/ Pin & Tumbler (keyed both sides)
  • 667 One-Sided Deadbolt (plate interior/thumb turn exterior)
  • 677 One-Sided Deadbolt (plate interior/thumb turn exterior)

The SmartKey variants of the 600 series deadbolts are compatible with the Kwikset (KW1) Keyway. This feature allows you to add an extra layer of protection to your door against advanced lock-picking and lock-breaking methods.

The Pin & Tumbler variants of the 660 and 665 deadbolts have two interchangeable faceplates, a round deadbolt strike, and the latch has both a square and a round corner.

The 660 Deadbolt is keyed on one exterior side and has a turn thumb on the interior side.

Kwikset single sided deadbolt
Kwikset single sided deadbolt
Kwikset double sided deadbolt
Kwikset double sided deadbolt

The 663 One-Sided Deadbolt has a thumb turn interior but does not have an exterior plate. Since it can only be operated from the interior, it provides extra security for exterior doors.

The 665 Deadbolt requires a deadbolt key for both the interior and exterior sides (AKA double sided deadbolt lock). Similarly to the 660, you can choose between the SmartKey variant and Pin & Tumbler variant. In addition, since it does not have a thumb turn, the 665 deadbolt provides additional security for both interior and exterior doors.

The 667 and 677 Deadbolts have a thumb turn interior plate, but unlike the 663 Deadbolt they also come with a blank exterior plate. Furthermore, these locks can only open from the interior, providing the most secure protection for exterior doors.

Kwikset double sided deadbolt
Kwikset double sided deadbolt
Kwikset Key Pad Lock
Kwikset Key Pad Lock

2. 909 SmartCode Traditional Electronic Deadbolt

The 909 SmartCode Traditional Electronic Deadbolt is a digital alternative to the more conventional pin & tumbler locks. In addition, it uses the SmartKey Security technology for faster re-keying with just one touch, and the side-locking bar provides extra protection against intrusion methods such as lock-bumping. The 909 SmartCode Deadbolt is easy to install using only a screwdriver so you can replace any conventional deadbolt with minimal effort. Finally, this product includes a one-year electronics warranty and a lifetime finish and mechanical warranty. Not a bad choice for so much for this reasonable price.

3. Tylo Keyed Doorknob

The Tylo Keyed Doorknob is a very common doorknob for residential use. Similarly to other Kwikset knobs and deadbolt, it offers the SmartKey Security product that is best for exterior doors that provides additional protection against intruders. The doorknob fits any hand size and can be used for either left-handed or right-handed doors.
Kwikset Door Knob
The SmartKey technology adds extra protection against break-ins and lets you lock and unlock the door faster. The latch has three interchangeable faceplates and can be adjusted to fit in any kind of door.
The Tylo Keyed Doorknob is ANSI/BHMA grade 3 certified and comes with two keys. It offers antimicrobial coating, and a lifetime finish and mechanical warranty.
Kwikset door knob
Kwikset door knob
Kwikset door knob tylo
Kwikset door knob tylo
Kwikset double sided deadbolt
Kwikset double sided deadbolt

5. Cove Security Set

The Cove Security Set is the most common door locking mechanism used in the United States. It consists of a pin & tumbler deadbolt that can be keyed on one side. In addition, the product’s knob design fits all hand sizes and it can be installed for both left-handed and right-handed doors. The Cover Security Set is popular for exterior doors that require additional security, and it’s very popular because you can install it in just a few minutes using nothing more than a screwdriver. It comes with two keys, a 1” deadbolt throw, and lifetime finish and mechanical warranty. This product is ANSI/BHMA grade 3 certified and comes with two keys.
Touch electronic lock installed
Touch electronic lock installed

6. Premis Touchscreen Smart Door Lock

The Kwikset Premis is a touchscreen smart door lock that is compatible with Bluetooth and Apple HomeKit. It has a white LED touchscreen and an LED indicator for lock and battery status, while its all-metal cover protects it from tampering. You can choose between the traditional and contemporary exterior design depending on your decorative taste. Once you connect the Premis smart door lock to your iPhone, you can check the status of your lock anywhere by using the Premis mobile app.

Furthermore, you can also use the remote access control feature when you connect to an Apple TV (4th gen or newer) within 40 feet or less. To successfully connect to Apple HomeKit, you need iOS 11 or higher. Moreover, it has a very friendly and easy way to connect all type of mobile devices so you can control your home lock easily.

Aside from the Premis mobile app, you can also use Siri voice commands to activate or deactivate your Premis lock. For multiple users such as family members, babysitters, dog walkers, and friends, you can create and customize up to 30 user codes for so they can access the smart lock. Whenever a code is used, you will be notified through the Premsi app in your phone so that you will always know if someone entered your home.

Kwikset single sided deadbolt
Kwikset single sided deadbolt
Kwikset deadbolt lock
Kwikset deadbolt lock

And there you have it! These are the best security solutions Kwikset has to offer. If you are on the market for a new lock or looking to upgrade, you may want to consider Kwikset security products for your home or business security. Hope we were able to help!

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