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Key Control Contemporary Deadbolt

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Contemporary Key Control Deadbolt - Keyed One Side - featuring SmartKey

816 26 SMT SQT

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Use our Key Control Calculator to compare the cost of re-keying a traditional "pin & tumbler" lock with a Kwikset Key Control lock.

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Your Savings

9 minutes

$25 labor costs

Based on approx. 10 minutes & $25 in labor per lock to re-key with traditional lock & pin. See chart below for time spent.

Key Control Deadbolt1 Min
Traditional Pin & Tumbler10 Min

The Smart Alternative to Master Keying

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KeyControl's innovative two-cylinder design.

Easily access rental units with a master key. This two cylinder design makes it easy to gain entry to any rental unit while also providing superior security with SmartKey Security.

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Designed for Convenience.

  1. Master Key Cylinder
  2. Tenant Cylinder
Kwikset: Key Control Deadbolt Contemporary

The Locksmith's Choice.

We challenged locksmiths at the Associated Locksmiths of America (ALOA) to a picking and bumping contest pitted against the Kwikset SmartKey 980 Deadbolt.

Re-Key to any KW1 Keyway Key

While re-keying your door lock is not a requirement of lock installation, SmartKey allows you to quickly and easily reset your lock's cylinder to work with any KW1 Keyway key.


  • Designer style and superior security with this Kwikset Signature Series™ product
  • For use on exterior doors where keyed entry and security is needed
  • Featuring SmartKey Security™, which protects against advanced break-in techniques and allows you to re-key your lock yourself in seconds.
  • SmartKey Security™ re-key technology is compatible with Kwikset (KW1) keyway or (SC1) keyway options
  • Deadbolt operated by key outside and thumb turn inside
  • Comes with 2 keys
  • Deadbolt Latch has round corner faceplate
  • ANSI/BHMA grade 2 certified
  • Latch has adjustable backset 2-3/8" to 2-3/4" to fit all standard door preparations
  • Includes round deadbolt strike
  • 1 inch deadbolt throw
  • Locking mechanism functions with turn piece on the interior of the lock
  • Easily installs in minutes with just a screwdriver
  • Lifetime mechanical and finish warranty



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