How does Kwikset® door hardware with Microban® help make my home fresh and cleaner?

Home is the center of your life and we are committed to creating new homes where you can maintain a healthier, cleaner environment. Day in and day out.

Sometimes it’s the little things that make the biggest impact. We’re happy to let you know (and we think you’ll be happy too) that every KB home features Kwikset® door hardware with Microban® 24/7 antimicrobial product protection.

That’s a lot to think about, so let’s break it down.

How does Microban antimicrobial technology actually work?

Let’s face it, when it comes to bacteria, no one likes to think about it, let alone talk about it. But you’ll be pleased to learn that Microban antimicrobial technology has a layer of protection that inhibits the growth of microbes, such as bacteria, mold and mildew on product surfaces.

What does that mean for you? Your door hardware will stay cleaner, longer. In fact, it helps keep your doorknobs and handles 99.9% cleaner than unprotected surfaces.

Do I still need to clean my door hardware?

You’ll be pleased to know this antimicrobial coating lasts for the lifetime of the hardware finish, helps prevent the growth of bacteria on the surface of the door hardware and reduces the need to clean your door hardware. However, we all know that life can get messy due to everyday occurrences. The Microban antimicrobial technology is not intended to replace those necessary cleanings but provides a solution that helps keeps your door hardware clean and protected.

Innovatively designed to complement your quality of life.

Every time you open a door or turn a lock, keep in mind that an added layer of cleanliness protection has been included to help make your home environment fresh and cleaner.