Responding to the need for easy-to-operate, easy-to-maintain products, Milgard developed the innovative SmartTouch® window lock and door handle.
SmartTouch hardware is in the forefront of an important new trend in home design known as "aging in place." With so many baby boomers approaching their senior years, this technology and others are enabling people to live independently in their own homes longer and more comfortably. Milgard is committed to developing innovative products and solutions for this fast-growing market.
The SmartTouch window lock mechanism is incorporated into the window sash for a sleek, low-profile design. It operates effortlessly. One smooth, single motion opens or closes the window, and locks it. No pinching, squeezing or twisting.
When the handle is down, the window is locked. When the handle is up, the window is unlocked. Since 90% of all residential break-ins result from windows that are inadvertently left unlocked, SmartTouch offers peace of mind your customers can see.
Using AAMA certification, testing guidelines, independent lab engineers demonstrated that the SmartTouch lock exceeds rigorous California forced-entry codes by 25%. The SmartTouch lock exceeds homeowner requirements, too. The lock assembly is made from die-cast zinc so it's not only tough, it's built to last.
The SmartTouch handle's lock mechanism is hidden, focusing attention on the sleek, ergonomic handle design. Simple one-touch motion unlocks, opens and closes the door, making it accessible and usable for all ages.
The SmartTouch handle's lock and grip combination exceeds all California forced-entry requirements (among the most rigorous in the nation).
Milgard Introduces New Advanced Security Secondary Lock for Patio Doors — the NEW SecurityMAX package with the innovative SmartTouch® Bolt exclusively for Tuscany® Series and Montecito® Series sliding patio doors.
The new SecurityMAX package includes the multi-point locking system paired with the new, innovative SmartTouch® Bolt. The SmartTouch Bolt is a fully integrated, easy-to-use bolt lock that secures the sliding patio door firmly into the frame.
With a single motion of the SmartTouch door handle, four locking points are activated, securing the door in the top frame, bottom track and at the handle. It also keeps the door secure in a vented position with its self-locating feature. Together, the SmartTouch Bolt and multi-point locking system provide five points of security on the door.*
* Locks are designed to improve security but are not guaranteed to keep intruders out under all circumstances.