“Who makes Gatehouse locks?” is a question we often get asked, and the answer is easy.
Gatehouse is a hardware and home security company which is owned by Lowes, specializing in residential deadbolts and more.
Gatehouse locks provide consumers with an alternative to some of the biggest home security companies that usually tend to dominate the market and demand top dollar, such as Schlage and Kwikset.
The Gatehouse logo is not just found on single and double cylinder deadbolts, but you will find it on a wide variety of home hardware products such as cabinet hardware, fasteners, mailboxes, bathroom hardware, and window hardware.
In this article we will talk about some of the most popular Gatehouse locks and other Gatehouse products, and review some of their best features.
Gatehouse Single-Cylinder Electronic Deadbolt
This keypad Gatehouse deadbolt has has a modern look and a classic finish, but add to that the fact that the throw-bolt is made of hardened steel ensures protection from sawing and any other brute force attempt to break or cut through the lock.
The installation process for this single-cylinder electronic deadbolt is simple and easy, so that even people with no handyman skills can do the installation in a short time – around 15 minutes give or take.
This Gatehouse lock will fit in any standard door size, and comes with a back up key in case you want keyed access to your home or establishment.
Locks can be re-keyed to match up with any other KW1 keyway.
Gatehouse Double Cylinder Deadbolt Lock
This double cylinder deadbolt by Gatehouse, which will provide you with an extra layer of security for your home or commercial establishment.
Its satin nickel finish provides a classy touch, and its heavy duty appearance will surely deter any potential intruders.
Add to this the fact that this is a heavy duty deadbolt and potential intruders will find it next to impossible cutting or breaking it.
Why a double-cylinder deadbolt?
The answer is this: If you have glass in or around your deadbolt, with a single-cylinder deadbolt the glass may be broken and the thief can simply reach through and turn the thumb turn switch to gain access. Not so with this type of deadbolt!
The installation of this double-cylinder Gatehouse deadbolt should be no problem since when you purchase this lock, you get a detailed instruction sheet as well that guides you through all of the steps.
*This lock can be re-keyed to any other KW1 keyway
Gatehouse Re-Key Polished Brass Electronic Deadbolt
This polished brass single-cylinder deadbolt meets requirements to receive an ANSI Grade 2 certification, meaning it is extremely secure.
This Gatehouse deadbolt has an auto-locking feature wherein the deadbolt re-locks just 10 seconds after you’ve unlocked it, as an added security measure.
This Gatehouse deadbolt fits most standard door sizes, and installation, as usual, is not difficult.
Once installed, your deadbolt offers great residential security with a throw bolt that has a core made of hardened steel, which should do the trick against any kind of intruder attack on the lock itself.
It offers up to 10 custom user codes, which means all your family members and even some close friends can have their own individual codes and can enter your home whenever they want, just by tapping their personal code (which can be deleted) into the illuminating keypad.
After reading these three Gatehouse locks reviews, here are several more of other popular Gatehouse products:
4 Inch Antique Brass Entry Door Hinges
When discussing door hinges, well…not many people find this topic extremely enthralling, but you should definitely consider them, because they are a necessary and even crucial part of your overall home security efforts.
With this particular Gatehouse package, you get 6 of these 4-inch entry door hinges, with antique brass finish for a clean, classy look that will set your door off nicely. The installation process shouldn’t be any problem at all because of the removable pin that comes with them.
These Gatehouse hinges are quite affordable, and yet they are made by heavy-gauge cold-rolled steel which only adds to the security they provide.
These brass Gatehouse hinges come with square corners and countersunk screw holes. Definitely a bargain!
Gatehouse Aged Brass Mushroom Cabinet Knob
At 1 and 1/4″, this Gatehouse aged brass mushroom-style cabinet knob is a great-looking addition to any type of cabinet.
This Gatehouse door knob comes complete with the essentials, including the knob itself and screws, so you can immediately install your cabinet knob in no time at all.
You can get this model (code: Z772B-31-LABM-D / 226705) for under $10.
Here is a quick video with some information on installing cabinet door knobs.
Gatehouse Double Clothes Hook
This double clothes hook by Gatehouse is fairly self-explanatory, but comes at a very affordable price of under $10.
This model by Gatehouse is small but strong, and can come in very handy, as it does have a double hook.
When it does not have clothes hanging from it, you can see the polished brass finish and it does look very attractive on your wall or in your closet.
This double clothes hook takes just about a minute to install if you have the some wood screws.
If you’re hanging the hook from drywall, you will need some drywall screws instead.
Belos you can see a video for how to do this quickly and easily.
Gatehouse Oil-Rubbed Bronze Spring Door Stop
Here we have Gatehouse’s very own door stop. It is a 3″ oil-rubbed bronze spring door stop, which prevents your door from banging into the wall and incurring damage.
Although door stops are even less of a popular topic at the dinner table than discussing hinges, do not underestimate the humble door stop.
The package comes with non-marking rubber tip, and it’s suitable for home wall or baseboard installation.
Pack of 10 Satin Nickel Self-Closing Door Flush Hinges
This is a package of 10 self-closing cabinet door hinges, screws, and pads, which retails for under $20. Always check availability for these items as they are often sold out, but be sure to check back once a new shipment comes in.
The satin nickel finish adds to the smooth appearance of these hinges.
Below you will find a how to video that shows how to adjust a self-closing door hinge…