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Kwikset® Launches Tustin™ Lever – The First Reversible Leverset In Its Maximum Security™ Line

Kwikset Tustin Lever's Versatility Makes Life Easier for Consumers

Lake Forest, CA – October 2005 - Kwikset® just made installing decorative door hardware easier with its Tustin™ Lever, a reversible leverset in its Maximum Security line specially designed to fit all doors. Now consumers do not have to worry about whether they have a right-handed or left-handed lever on their door because the new Tustin Lever is suitable for either application.

“We are excited to offer a reversible lever so our consumers will no longer have to worry about their door being right-handed or left-handed,” says Jimmy Pendley, Vice President of Product Marketing and Field Sales Kwikset/Weiser Lock. “The Tustin Lever’s durability, coupled with its distinctive lines, accents any interior décor, making it a winning combination for consumers.”

Fashionable and flexible, the elegant Tustin Lever complements its decorative rose with a stylish wave silhouette lever. In addition to its beauty, the Tustin Lever provides the durability of a new chassis set screw design. It is the only lever in the Kwikset Maximum Security™ lineup with concealed screws, delivering a streamlined look with uncompromising charm and modern, functional simplicity. Additionally, the Kwik-Install® feature allows for an easy, no hassle installation.

To complement today’s trendiest décor and home design, Kwikset’s Tustin Lever is available in an array of elegant, richly detailed finishes. These finishes include Polished or Antique Brass, Satin or Antique Nickel, Polished or Satin Chrome and Venetian Bronze™. Each finish carries a lifetime mechanical warranty and is available nationwide in hardware stores and home improvement centers beginning October 2005.

There’s hardly a door that Kwikset can’t make more attractive or more secure. For more than fifty years Kwikset has meant security and peace of mind for millions of families. No wonder more people trust their doors, inside and out, to the beauty and strength of Kwikset. America’s #1 Selling Lockset.

Visit or call 1-800-327-LOCK.

Kwikset®, Weiser Lock®, Baldwin® Hardware and Price Pfister® are part of the Black & Decker Hardware & Home Improvement Group (NYSE: BDK).

Black & Decker Hardware and Home Improvement (BDHHI) Group is a division of Black & Decker, the world’s largest producer of power tools, power tool accessories and security hardware. Today, the BDHHI Group includes some of the most recognizable hardware and home improvement brands in the world including Kwikset®, Weiser Lock®, Baldwin®, Price Pfister® and Bach™.

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