Hand holding a phone up to a smart lock.

Your home is the place for everything. A place to kick off your shoes after a long day of work and relax in front of the TV. It is a place to raise your kids and watch them grow. Home is for the holidays; a place to gather and share stories. Don’t let a faulty door lock keep your home from experiencing these moments. We want you and your household to feel safe during the day and at night. That is why we compiled a list of our top 10 favorite locks for household security. Find the lock that’s perfect for you!

Best Standard Door Lock

Yale Premier Single Cylinder YH82

  • Strong strike plate design 
  • Resistant to kick-ins
  • Tough to pick and drill through the cylinder

Best High-security Door Lock

Medeco Maxum 11*603

  • Strongest deadbolt ever
  • Excellent for drilling
  • Withstands kick-ins
  • Uses hardened steel inserts and rotating pins so it is hard to pick 
  • Provides protection against unauthorized key duplication
  • Lifetime warranty on its internal mechanism and its finish

Best Electronic Door Lock

Schlage Touch Keyless FE375 CAM

  • Electronic deadbolt
  • Hard to pick
  • Withstands drills and kick-ins
  • Smart keypad lock
  • Does not connect to the internet or smartphone 
  • 25-year warranty on its internal mechanism and a five-year warranty on its finish

Best Smart Lock

Yale Assure Lock SL 

  • August’s smart lock app and platform 
  • Remote controlled 
  • Access log 
  • Voice control (via Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit/Siri, and Google Assistant) 
  • Electronic keys 
  • Door open/close sensor 
  • Resists drilling, picking, and kick-ins

Best For Built-in Wi-fi

August Wi-Fi Smart Lock

  • Compact frame
  • Compatibility with Apple HomeKit/Siri and Z-Wave Plus smart home hubs to control your door
  • Remotely lock or unlock the door, check door status, and grant virtual guest keys
  • Built-in Wi-Fi so no additional Wi-Fi bridge 
  • Phone or watch is your key 
  • Easy to install and attaches to your existing deadbolt
  • Automatically locks and unlocks your door through geo-fencing 
  • Need the August Connect WiFi adapter, $79, to get access to all of the lock’s features.

Best For Voice Control

Schlage Sense Bluetooth

  • Deadbolt lock lets you:
    • Lock and unlock your doors via phone
    • Program access codes
    • Set up access schedules
  • Voice-activated Siri controls
  • Can’t access the lock from beyond the range of its Bluetooth radio unless you have an Apple TV

Best For Nest Users

Nest X Yale Lock With Nest Connect

  • Sharp-looking smart door lock 
  • Combines Yale reliability with Nest IoT home connectivity
  • Extended battery life
  • Nest Detect sensors can be placed farther apart in the home
  • Keyless, with a touchpad for entry by pin code
  • Set up to 20 pin codes for different individuals
  • Get notified when five incorrect pin attempts

Best Keyless Entry Lock

Schlage Touch Camelot Deadbolt

  • Compatibility with your home automation system
  • Manage the lock from anywhere on your smartphone 
  • Highest industry ratings for residential security and durability 
  • Stores up to 30 unique access codes
  • Fingerprint resistant 
  • Three built in alarms 
  • Three-year electronics warranty and lifetime warranty on its finish and mechanics

Best Deadbolt

High security Mul-T-Lock

  • Best resistance to bumping, picking, and forced entry techniques
  • Forged with strong materials including hardened steel and use patented technology
  • Two interlocking ball bearings which increase jimmying resistance
  • Increases the effectiveness of your existing door hardware
  • Only authorized Mul-T-Lock dealers can create Mul-T-Lock keys
  • Available in single, double, and captive key designs

Best Smart Lock For Apartments

August Smart Locks

  • Easy install with no hardware changes
  • Share virtual keys easily 
  • Control & track guest access with the app
  • Control front from anywhere with your phone
  • Door sensor telling when you door isn’t secure 
  • Smart alerts to notify you about comings, goings, and changes in door status

Pop-A-Lock Is Here To Help

We place utmost importance on keeping our customers safe in their own homes. Pop-A-Lock is here to help. Don’t put your safety and security at risk – let a trained professional install or repair your locks correctly at minimal time and cost. Give us a call today!