Alexandrin Door Handles July 18th, 2018 - 09:56:14
Depending on the website or the shop you are browsing through you may find the categories differ slightly but generally speaking with door handles you have a choice from Designer Door Levers on Round Rose Designer Door Levers on Square Rose Designer Handles on Backplate Classic Handles Stainless Steel Handles Handles for Doors with Espagnolette Multipoint Locking Systems Porcelain Door Levers on Rose Porcelain Handles on Backplate Black Antique Handles and Aluminium Handles. Within each of these categories you will an array of individual door handles to choose from.
We have also seen door handles made from many different materials although most people think of some kind of metal. However handles have also been made from ceramic wood glass plastic etc. One of the oldest materials that are still among the more popular options is brass. For one thing brass looks gorgeous but it is also rust resistant. Todays brass door handle is somewhat different from those made in earlier times due to finishes. For instance for a more modern appearance many people choose brushed or satin brass.
Door handles are considered as one of the essential parts of any home or office. On one hand they have practical uses; On the other hand they add a lot to the overall interiors of home and office creating a great look and feel. Be it kitchen bedroom bathroom living or dining area nothing looks perfect without attractive handles and knobs. Since the use of door hardware have become a fashion statement they are being widely used to add glitz and glamour to the over-all look of your home or office.
The simplest handle is a pull - or push - projection on the side opposite the hinge. The placement of the handle is generally where it will provide an optimal mechanical advantage; most doors operating as second class levers. Doors with centre pulls or rings or a pivot point in a location other than one edge of the door use first or third class lever principles. Depictions of door handles in paintings dating to the first century CE are centrally placed hinged rings. The modern door knocker is a vestige of this style of primitive door handle. Doors were typically secured by bars and brackets to prevent them from being opened by either intent or accident.