10 Best Yale Door Locks
for January 2023

Door locks are an essential part of your home's security. They keep your home safe from intruders, prevent unwanted guests from entering your house, and give you peace of mind when you're away. But locks aren't built equally. Some locks are easy to pick, while others can be difficult to open. And, of course, locks aren't immune to wear and tear, so it's important to replace locks when they become worn or damaged.

In the Different Guide , we test locks for performance, including how well they lock and how well they resist picking, as well as how easy they are to install and how well they hold up over time. We evaluate locks for ease of use, including how easy they are to open and close, and how easy it is to install and program. We also test locks for durability, including how well they resist scratching, wear, and damage. In the end, the best door locks are:

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9.8
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Yale Assure Lock SL - Key-Free Touchscreen Door Lock in Satin Nickel

Yale Security Yale Assure Lock SL

by Yale Security Inc.
What We like

This smart lock gives you peace of mind by automatically locking the door behind you when the last person leaves. It doesnt work with Apple HomeKit, however.

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9.7
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Google Nest x Yale Lock - Tamper-Proof Smart Lock for Keyless Entry - Keypad Deadbolt Lock for Front Door - Works with Nest Secure Alarm System - Oil Rubbed Bronze

Google Nest x Yale Lock

by Google
What We like

Nest's smart lock integrates with other Nest devices, but it can't open your door without a key. Still, it's convenient to use, gives you extra security, and is easy to manage.

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9.4
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Yale Assure Lock for Andersen Patio Doors, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, Satin Nickel

Yale Security Yale Assure Lock for Andersen Patio Doors

by Yale Security Inc.
What We like

This lock connects to your smart device via the Yale Smarthouse App. The device unlocks the doors for you remotely.

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9.1
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Yale Assure Lever, Touchscreen Keypad Door Lever (for doors with no deadbolt) - Keyless entry with pin code unlocking and one-touch or Auto-Locking - Satin Nickel

Yale Security Yale Assure Lever, Touchscreen Keypad Door Lever (for doors with no deadbolt)

by Yale Security Inc.
What We like

We liked this deadbolt lock for the convenience factor.

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8.8
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Yale Assure Lock SL - Key-Free Touchscreen with Jamestown Handleset in Bronze

Yale Security Yale Assure Lock SL

by Yale Security Inc.
What We like

The Assure Lock SL offers peace of mind for the homeowner by allowing you to lock and unlock the door from anywhere, using your iPhone, iPhone 6, or Android device.

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8.7
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Yale Assure Lock Touchscreen with Ridgefield Handleset in Black

Yale Security Yale Assure Lock Touchscreen with Ridgefield Handleset in Black

by Yale Security Inc.
What We like

The touchscreen deadbolt lock is easy to use, inexpensive, and doesn't require a key. The lock also conducts electricity, so you need an electrician to install it.

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8.5
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Yale Assure Lock SL - Key Free Smart Lock with Touchscreen Keypad - Works with Apple HomeKit and Siri, Oil Rubbed Bronze

Yale Security Yale Assure Lock SL

by Yale Security Inc.
What We like

This lock is a convenient way to remotely lock and unlock your door, and get keyless entry when leaving your home.

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7.6
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Yale Assure Lock Touchscreen with Wi-Fi With Jamestown Handleset - Works with the Yale Access App, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, HomeKit, Phillips Hue and Samsung SmartThings, Satin Nickel

Yale Security Yale Assure Lock Touchscreen with Wi-Fi With Jamestown Handleset

by Yale Security Inc.
What We like

Easy to install, the Yale Assure lock has all the latest features. The curved touchscreen makes using the app easy. There's no hub to fiddle with, just a wireless connection to the app. The Yale lock will also work with most home automation devices.

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7.6
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Yale Security B-YRD226-ZW-JX-619 Yale Assure Lock Z-Wave With Jamestown Works with Ring Alarm, Smartthings, and Wink Smart Touchscreen Deadbolt with Matching Handleset, Satin Nickel

Yale Security B-YRD226-ZW-JX-619 Yale Assure Lock Z-Wave With Jamestown Works with Ring Alarm

by Yale Security Inc.
What We like

The Yale Assure Lock Z-Wave works with security systems from big names like Nexia, Honeywell, Alarm, and Vivint. Add this lock to your Z-Wave system to unlock from anywhere. The lock also comes with two deadbolts, a keypad, and a keypad cover, as well as a 10-year warranty.

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7.6
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Yale Assure Lock Touchscreen with Kincaid Lever in Satin Nickel

Yale Security Yale Assure Lock Touchscreen with Kincaid Lever in Satin Nickel

by Yale Security Inc.
What We like

Our pick is easy to install, and works with more major lock brands and models than any other smart lock. We found that it worked seamlessly with our pick for lock that's installed next to our front door, and thanks to the touchpad's backlight, it's easy to enter our code in the dark.

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