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Builders Can Now Offer HomeKit-Compatible Smart Lock with Trusted Kwikset Security

The company’s first Apple HomeKit-compatible smart deadbolt features added security benefits unique to Kwikset smart locks

ORLANDO, Fla. (January 10, 2017) – Kwikset®, America’s number one selling lock brand, now offers homebuilders an Apple® HomeKit™-compatible smart lock that pairs Apple’s smart home technology with trusted Kwikset security features.

Premis is a touchscreen deadbolt that works with Apple HomeKit to provide homebuyers an easy, secure way to control their home security from an iPhone®, iPad® or iPod Touch®. With Premis, homebuyers can unlock and lock the door using Siri®, while also taking advantage of best-in-class, patented security features unique to Kwikset smart locks, including SecureScreen™ and the latest version of Kwikset SmartKey® security. The smart lock is also easy for homebuilders to install and does not require hard wiring. 

Premis expands Kwikset’s diverse portfolio of smart locks and helps enable homebuilders to specify door lock solutions that uniquely respond to the homebuyers’ needs,” said Ashton Good, Kwikset Senior Product Manager, Spectrum Brands Inc. – Hardware and Home Improvement Division. “Premis is controlled using Siri, a smart phone feature many homebuyers are already familiar with, which will help encourage adoption and use among buyers.”

Kwikset designed Premis to fit a diverse range of home styles. The smart lock is available in popular finishes, Satin Nickel and Venetian Bronze, to complement home furnishings specified for each new home.

Premis also features the latest version of Kwikset patented SmartKey security. In addition to providing strong resistance against forced entry techniques, passing the most stringent lock-picking standards (UL 437, par 11.6.) and utilizing BumpGuard™ to prevent lock bumping, SmartKey also offers re-key convenience. The re-key feature allows builders to re-key the lock quickly and easily after the job is complete, rendering lost, loaned or unreturned keys useless, and ensuring the safety and security of the new homebuyers. 

Premis retails for $229 MSRP and homebuilders should visit to view a list of retailers. For additional information about Premis, including the product fact sheet, images and product request form, please visit

About Kwikset
Kwikset is the leading residential lock manufacturer, making homeowners feel safe since 1946. Kwikset works hard to understand the world you live in, so that we can do everything we can to protect it. The company’s unwavering commitment to meeting homeowners’ needs has inspired its innovative lock portfolio that includes patented SmartKey deadbolts, keyless entry combination locks, connected home technology, first-to-market smart lock, Kevo and a wide variety of styles and finishes. Our interior and exterior door products provide customers with the quality, technology, durability and style they want while guaranteeing the highest level of security. Headquartered in Orange County, Calif., Kwikset is part of the Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) division of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB). Kwikset products are sold online and through retailers and distributors throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Australia. Visit us at and


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