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Commonwealth Keyed Entry Lever

Model: 740CHL 15A SMT

Function: Keyed Entry Lever

Beautifully simple, Commonwealth’s clean, curved lines combine elegance with versatility.
Available through Special Order at a Home Improvement Retailer or through Wholesale and Distribution Partners
  • Features adjustable latch to fit all standard door preparations
  • ANSI/BHMA Grade 2 Security
  • Fully reversible Lever – Fits both right handed and left handed doors
  • Concealed screws on interior and exterior lever
  • Lifetime mechanical and finish warranty
  • Featuring SmartKey® Re-key Technology. The lock you can re-key yourself in seconds
  • SmartKey® Re-key technology is compatible with Kwikset (KW1) keyway
  • SmartKey cylinders feature a stainless steel side locking bar, racks and pins for increased strength and security
  • Patented side locking bar technology offers improved security by protecting against lock bumping, an attack technique used to defeat conventional pin & tumbler locks.
  • Do not use prints made from this website to mark distances.
    Due to individual printers, dimensions on installation instructions may not print at an accurate scale.

  • Kwikset products are backed by one of the most comprehensive warranty programs available. You can feel confident that with the purchase of Kwikset you have selected the best quality product, backed by the best customer service available.

    This product comes with a lifetime mechanical and finish warranty to the original residential user of Kwikset against defects in material and workmanship as long as the original user occupies the residential premises upon which the product was originally installed. One year electronic warranty. This warranty DOES NOT COVER scratches; abrasions; deterioration due to the use of paints, solvents or other chemicals; abuse; misuse; or product(s) used in commercial applications. Upon return of a defective product to Kwikset Corporation, Kwikset may repair or replace the product or refund the purchase price. Kwikset is not liable for incidental or consequential damages. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights that vary from state to state. If a mechanical or finish defect occurs, please call 1-800-327-LOCK (5625) in the U.S. and Canada or return it to Kwikset Corporation, Consumer Services, 19701 Da Vinci, Lake Forest, CA 92610. For customers outside of the U.S. and Canada, claims under this warranty must be made only to either the place of purchase or to the listed importer.

    Consumer Services
    19701 Da Vinci
    Lake Forest, CA 92610
  • Some of our product families have available specialty functions. The specialty products listed below can be ordered through our Wholesale or Distribution Partners. Please refer to our printed catalog for complete specialty products availability.

    Model Number Description Function Name
    725CHL 15A Commonwealth Hall/Closet Lever UL in Antique Nickel Passage/Hall/Closet Lever UL
    735CHL 15A Commonwealth Bed/Bath Lever UL in Antique Nickel Privacy/Bed/Bath Lever UL
    745CHL 15A SMT Commonwealth Keyed Entry Lever UL in Antique Nickel Keyed Entry Lever UL
  • Commonwealth Keyed Entry Lever in Antique Nickel is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 35.
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not great Bought this model about 2 years ago. Unit is good looking but within 3 months the set screw holding exterior handle on would back out every 3-4 weeks, even after tightening HARD. Finish wore off badly after 1 year too. Kwikset replaced under warranty, no questions. Replacement unit set screw holds fine but finish is wearing badly. Not impressed.
    Date published: 2015-12-19
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from I have 5 of this keyed Venetian Bronze lever units in my house. One each in my two garage access doors leading into the kitchen and nook, 1 each of my 2 attic storage spaces and a fifth on my breakfast nook door leading out to the backyard.The door leading to the backyard door lock stopped working only under 2 years from my brand new home. The lock lever starts to turn very hard with some weird grinding noise can be heard. At first it would still lock at a quarter turn until it altogether stopped working and the locking switch from the inside of the door would not turn anymore. I have tried using WD40 and other lube to no avail. I can't lock the door leading to my backyard. Luckily I have a secondary deadbolt, also Kwikset. I am reluctant to replace it with another brand for aesthetics reason as all locks and door handles in my hope are on the same bronze lever type theme. Most importantly because my heavy duty main door lock and deadbolt along with the 5 other locking lever doork handles are mastered into a single type of key. I took it to my locksmith and I was told that it is beyond repair and it needs an entire barrel assembly.I am so disappointed considering all my door knobs from main door, deadbolts, closet handles, bathroom doors, passage doors, media room, office, attic storage doors - all 37 of them are Kwikset lever type venetian broonze handles. Oh, by the way, I had to replace one of my dummy lever handle in my media room after only 6 months of use. My media room is not even a high traffic area facility. .
    Date published: 2016-02-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great customer service I built my house in 1998 and installed all Kwikset Commonwealth locks. I live on the Texas coast which is a harsh environment and, after about 5 years the finish on my locks started deteriorating. I knew the locks had a lifetime finish guarantee, but I waited another 12 years before contacting Kwikset customer service in 2015. I provided photos of the deteriorated locks and Kwikset sent me replacement locks with no hassle. This consisted of 7 double-keyed deadbolts, 7 keyed lever sets and 1 handleset for my front door. I had several small problems with the order, but Kwikset promptly handled these problems also.You can't beat that...........................
    Date published: 2015-08-28
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Handy Handle This handle was a close match for handles already installed, which is why I bought it. The thing that really impressed me was the ability, with the Smart Key, to re-key the handle to my door key so I don't have to cary around an extra key. The only con is the instruction that come with the handle are not well laid out. I know how to install a handle so all really wanted to know as how to reverse the handle for my door. That instruction is buried in the install instructions, without a descriptive header.
    Date published: 2011-05-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well made. Supported excellently. I live at 9000 feet altitude, in the Colorado Rockies where the sun is intense. The function of these exterior handsets has been excellent. The finish stood up for about 15 years on the door handle that is in direct sunlight for most of the day. Once it started to show signs of deterioration, Kwikset replaced it quickly and happily. I am very impressed with the ease of the replacement and the Smart Key function.
    Date published: 2016-05-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful These levers have a beautiful simple design and are easy to install. I couldn't be happier with my purchase. They've brought my doors into the 21st century.In addition, the ordering was easy and the delivery was very fast. I believe I got my product with 3 days of placing the order. Amazing! Their customer service dept. is also very friendly and helpful.
    Date published: 2011-04-22
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good product These handles were super easy to install. I really like that you don't have to order left- or right-handed lever handles, sometimes that can be confusing. Kwikset has made it so the lever handles are repositionable along with the lock itself. I was replacing Kwikset locks so the installation was a breeze. I like the simple lines and the finish too.
    Date published: 2013-09-17
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love the lever, no instructions for changing hand These keyed entry levers are reversible - left or right hand - however there were no instructions on how to do that in the box. Blame the manufacturer for that. Kwikset sent me an instruction video once I inquired, after having LOTS of problems trying to figure it out on our own. Other than that the lever works great and looks beautiful!
    Date published: 2009-10-19
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