If you are looking for an alternative to a traditional key for your door, consider a keypad deadbolt. Price may have stopped you before with regular prices being from $150 – $250, but Amazon has the Schlage BE365 Plymouth keypad deadbolt on sale for a straight $100 right now.
I have a keypad on my front door and it is great. This way I don’t always have to carry keys or open my garage for access to my house. It will also be great when my kids are old enough to be home alone and can get into the house without having to take a key to school and potentially lose it. I don’t know how many keys I lost when I was kid, but I know my parents were a little dumbfounded by it. It also makes sure your key doesn’t get into the wrong hands.
What this is also great for is if you need someone to watch your house while you are away, feed your pet or if you rent your house or property. You can change the code as often as you like after the person has done their service. If you have a different boyfriend each month, this might be a great way to not give away your key, but keep him out once you’ve decided he’s not the one.
This keypad deadbolt has a regular price of $238 and while I didn’t find that exact model selling in Canada, I found it for around $150 selling in the U.S. Similar models selling in Canada also sold for around $150, so the regular price might be a touch inflated. Either way, it is still a great deal. While this keypad deadbolt from Home Depot doesn’t list the product number, it looks exactly the same and sells for $164. This one from Lowes is also similar with a selling price of $159.99.
Only certain colours are available for $99.99 from Amazon. These are: aged bronze, satin chrome, antique brass and satin nickel.
If that exact model doesn’t float your boat, there are a few other models also on sale for $99.99 or $109.99.
The reviews are fantastic for this item as well:
Quality is first rate with heavy castings, durable finish and a dead bolt that extends 1/4″ further than the Weiser unit it replaced.
Shipping is free on this item as it beats the $25 minimum for free shipping.