Blaguna Rajani Door, 2017-07-30 19:25:16. If you are replacing existing door handles, then ensure the new hardware has the same drill centers as the previous model. Else, you will be left with extra drill holes that will have to be covered separately.
Werknesh Vidya Door, 2017-04-02 10:49:46. These doors are available both with a frame as well as without it. If the dcor of the house is traditional or country-style, the ones with wooden frames will suit the atmosphere. On the other hand, to match a chic, stylish, contemporary dcor, go in for the trendy frame-less ones. As for the hinges and handles, they are available in wood or stainless steel. So again, choose according to the rest of the home decor.
Sonja Mairenn Door, 2017-04-04 03:37:02. It is rather difficult to have an objective view of something you see every day. That's why you need to take a picture of the front door. The picture preferably, should be 4x6 inches. Cut out the front door from the picture, and place paint chips from the hardware store behind the photo. This will enable you to see how the facade of your home will look in various colors.
Pax Ivanna Door, 2017-04-03 08:36:49. The antique doorknobs are typically used on the exterior of the doors. These are designed to include key operated cylinders. In case of the ones that cater to the need for privacy, the key operated cylinders are absent. These are used on bedroom and bathroom doors. While they are lockable, they unlock with the help of an unlockable generic tool. Those meant for passages are also referred to as closet doorknobs and do not actually lock. The 'dummy' doorknobs are single knobs, with single screws. They are usually used on ball catch doors or in the absence of any latch mechanism.
Jyotsna Nitika Door, 2017-04-03 16:03:10. Keep in mind that medium shades might not be ideal for your front door. Traditionally, people choose either light colors, like whites, cream, taupe, tan, etc., or dark colors. Contrasting the exteriors from the color of the door is a good idea. It automatically highlights the door, making it more welcoming.
Giolla Fhaolain Door, 2017-04-03 16:44:11. Unlike the slab doors that were widely used, a pre-hung door can either have a hollow core or solid core. The most popular choice for these doors is molded hardwood. While both types offer durability and security, solid-core doors offer greater sound-proofing properties. While shopping for prefinished wood doors, make sure to look for durable stains and clear finishes, such as polyurethane. Also pay attention to the detailing on the wood, the more intricate carving and molding on the door, the better the quality.
Amala Eunice Door, 2017-04-03 00:35:39. Interestingly, most varieties were created keeping in mind that in case a firm grip is lacking, then the doorknob could be operated using two hands. The designs are proof of the consideration and the popular operating lever designs available today replicate the antique varieties. Its identification is an important consideration whether the add-on is for commercial buildings or for a household. The brass, stone, and wooden doorknobs add a touch of class to any ordinary door. The imitations today are also beneficial on doors whose stile widths are narrow. Usually, such doors are observed to have reduced back-set and subsequently insufficient space for the regular counterparts. The designs are many and quite a few are best suited as fittings on narrow doors.