Best Brands Locks

Are you looking for high quality locks to secure your property?  Then check out these top selling and best brands of locks.

best brands locks

Baldwin Lock Brand

Baldwin is synonymous with innovation and unsurpassed quality. They have been making locks and lock accessories since 1946. If you have a high end house and are looking for some fancy locks to accentuate it, then this might be your brand.

High quality hand-crafted locks that are beautiful, yet functional. You can even create your own one of a kind lock at their website, using a tool called lock designer. Slogan: Hand-Crafted Since 1946.  Rating 9.5/10


Omnia Lock Brand

A manufacturer of Locksets and Architectural Hardware of Fine Quality Since 1964. While Omnia has a strong customer base in the United States, they also export lock products to Canada, Central America, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan and other International destinations. Simplistic, yet modern styling exemplifies this brand of locks. They also make some nice lock accessories in aluminum and brass to accent your house.  Rating 8.5/10


Schlage Lock Brand

These are serious locks, for those who are serious about their security. Schlage has been making locks for over 90 years, so you know they are experienced. They are best known for building commercial grade quality, into locks for your home.

Schlage makes deadbolts, handle-sets, door knobs, door levers, electronic keypad locks and other lock accessories. Their new locks are not only high quality, they are also high style. My handyman uses Schlage locks at his home and so do I.  Rating 9/10  Slogan: Real Security Sets You Free


Kwikset Lock Brand

Kwikset locks are found almost anywhere that locks are sold. It’s a highly recognizable brand, that can be had for a slight discount to their major competitors. Kwikset makes handle-sets, deadbolts, levers, knobs, electronic locks, light commercial locks and lock accessories. They offer something called “Smart-Key” re-key technology, which allows you to re-key the locks quickly without removing them.

A great feature if you are a landlord who needs to change your locks frequently. While Kwikset is not a bad brand of lock, in my opinion, it is not the best brand. If you are on a budget then your choice could be, Kwikset.  Rating 7.5/10  Slogan: The Best Security is Smart Security.


Weiser Lock Brand

This company started in 1904 in South Gate, California. They began by making ornate custom-designed locks for feature films and the homes of movie stars. Weiser is another company that focuses on high fashion with their locks. While they are certainly fashionable they are also quite functional as well.  Rating 8/10


Weslock Lock Brand

Weslock has been making locks since 1932. Weslock offers the only Grade II cylindrical door lock in the residential market. Weslock products feature all metal parts, ease of installation, panic proof privacy locking, concealed installation screws, removable knobs and levers, dual spindles and removable rosettes. I have to say that I like the look of these locks. They have an elegantly understated look, as well as a contemporary design to them. Slogan: Security, Safety & Style.  Rating 9/10


Yale Lock Brand

Yale is an international lock brand that manufactures door locks, padlocks, digital door locks, safes, alarms and door handles. There are millions of Yale locks in use worldwide. Yale locks started in 1840 in Newport, New York and from the beginning was a pioneer in innovation. Yale continues to innovate today with its digital locks which are available in the United States, South Korea, the United Kingdom, Turkey, France and Scandinavia. Slogan: Yale – the world’s favorite lock.  Rating 8/10


Medeco Lock Brand

Medeco’s patented lock design requires the angled cuts of a key to elevate and rotate the pins inside the lock in order for a side-bar to drop, allowing the cylinder to turn. The pins are uniquely chisel-tipped which allows them to be rotated by the angled cuts on the key and have a slot along the length of the pin from the sidebar to drop into once the pin has been rotated to its correct orientation.

The off-centre chisel tip also allows 2 different offsets to the pin. This makes the keyway very secure. In theory, the number of different key combinations is 2,176,782,336 (6 pins, 6 heights, 3 rotational positions, 2 offsets), which does not include consideration of different keyways. This flexibility makes Biaxial attractive to large masterkeyed institutions.  Rating 9/10