The hardware on your front door not only adds the finishing touch to the look of your door and entryway, but provides safety for you and your family. Think of a strong, high-quality lock as the most basic security system you can install in your home.
Is your current door hardware keeping your treasured possessions, heirlooms, pets, and family members safe? Is all of your current door hardware coordinated by finish? If the answer to either of those questions is no, keep reading!
Whether you want to upgrade your locks or match the finish of your lockset to the caming of your door glass insert, we’ve found the perfect solution for you with our extensive line of Yale residential locks and door hardware products. This post is all about why we love and trust Yale’s products and how you can use them to easily replace your existing door hardware or install a brand new set.
About Yale Locks & Hardware
Yale sets a standard for their products that we can’t help but admire here at Zabitat. The strength, function, and design of their hardware brings together a unique experience we want our customers to enjoy.
To give you a better idea of what Yale is all about, here’s some more information on the components behind their products:
- Solid brass components help reduce wear and provide smooth operation.
- Handlesets are designed and tested for rigorous daily use.
- All products come with a lifetime limited finish and mechanical warranty … just in case!
- With very few parts, getting started with a Yale lockset is fast and easy.
- Pre-installed screws on locksets also allow for quick installation.
- Door knobs are removable for when you need to change your locks.
- Concealed screws on all of Yale’s products give the hardware a clean and polished look.
- Products come in a wide variety of finishes so that you can create a matching entryway that boosts your curb appeal.
- From Old World to Contemporary, we’ve organized all of our Yale products by style so that you can quickly find the hardware style that suits your taste.
Want to learn even more about Yale’s product line?
Check out our Insider Review of Yale Door Hardware here >>
Yale Locksets & Deadbolts You Can Trust
We proudly carry Yale handlesets, door knobs, door levers, and deadbolts from their New Traditions and YH Collection lines to give you a wide selection of quality hardware to choose from. Read more about each below and check out the product pages for more specific details.
If you’re looking for an all-inclusive package to upgrade your door hardware, check out Yale handlesets. Yale handlesets come with a handle, deadbolt, and interior knob for a complete and beautiful setup. Check out this video on YouTube for easy, step-by-step install instructions. (also found below)
Entry Door Lever
A popular upgrade to side and back entryways, Yale’s door levers are both sleek and secure. Strong brass components make these handles durable, and concealed screws provide a clean finish. We have a how-to video on YouTube for installing Yale entry door levers. (also found below)
Entry Door Knob
Yale’s selection of entry door knobs are classic and timeless. The unique chassis design dramatically reduces your installation time and the knobs are removable for when it’s time to rekey.
A great solution for multi-family and multi-unit projects that require frequent rekeying, Yale’s single deadbolts are one of the strongest deadbolts on the market. The latch is operated on the outside with a key, and operated inside with the thumb turn for easy convenience. Check out our video on how to install a new single deadbolt on YouTube, or scroll to the bottom of this post!
Yale’s double deadbolts are compatible with all their other leversets and knobsets so that you can install enjoy a finished look on your door. With a variety of different functions and finishes, we know you’ll be able to find a double deadbolt that matches your current or replacement door hardware.
Zabitat Installation Tips
To help make installation even easier, we’ve put together three how-to videos that will quickly walk you through how to implement a Yale door lever, handleset, and deadbolt.
For each install, all you need is a Phillips and/or flathead screwdriver. If you’re in a hurry, you can use a power drill, but make sure to wear protective eyewear if you do!
Check out the videos below and have fun with this DIY solution to door hardware.
Yale Door-Lever Lockset Installation
This 1-minute video shows you how easy it is to install a Yale door-lever lockset. All it takes is a screwdriver and a few minutes to improve the look of your entry door.
Yale Entry Door Handleset Installation
This 1-minute and 30-second video shows you how easy it is to install a Yale entry door handleset. All it takes is two screwdrivers and a few minutes to upgrade your entry door.
Yale Entry Door Deadbolt Installation
This 1-minute video shows you how easy it is to install a Yale entry door deadbolt. All it takes is two screwdrivers and a few minutes to improve your entry door security.
Ready to upgrade your door hardware to something that looks better and feels safer? Click below to browse all of our Yale products at Zabitat.