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Capitol Locks in Agreement with Schlage

Capitol now offering a selection of Schlage's electronic deadbolts to CE and CI specialists.

Capitol, a consumer electronics distribution source for residential systems and light commercial contractors as well as CE dealers, e-tailers and premium incentive resellers, now offers a selection of Schlage’s technologically advanced Schlage Connect electronic deadbolts to CE and CI specialists who are benefitting from the boon in connected home products.

Schlage, a brand of Allegion plc that has created the most technologically advanced lock products to help consumers secure their homes for more than 95 years, is a leader in smart technology that has ushered in a new, keyless era with a wide selection of electronic door locks and related technologies that combine the best of the company’s long and acclaimed history with the most relevant technologies available in the era of the connected home.

“Schlage is truly a rare company in that it not only evolved to meet current needs but it has become a market leader by combining the best of traditional and groundbreaking technologies,” said Curt Hayes, Capitol’s president and CFO. “There aren’t many companies with its breadth of experience that do such an exemplary job of catering to both builders and custom installation pros.”

The Schlage Connect lock features advanced engineering, rugged materials and the ability to communicate via Z-Wave wireless technology. End users need only use a computer, tablet or smartphone to connect with their homes. Depending on the service provider, locks can even be unlocked and locked with an intuitive app, and minus complicated programs and accessories.

“The Schlage Connect lock is a necessary addition to every custom installer’s selection, especially since it fits so well in today’s connected home market,” said Mike Knudson, director of connected home sales, Schlage. “Capitol knows this market as well as any distributor in the business, and its level of custom support and education rivals our own. To me, it’s a perfect fit.”