Halette Door Hardware July 24th, 2018 - 04:23:47
If you are using vintage door hardware made of brass for achieving the antique look you should know that they need to be cleaned periodically. When you buy it for the first time these types of door hardware are normally tarnished which needs to be cleaned till the required results are obtained. First of all place a masking tape over the door hinges side on the outside the door has to be closed while doing this. Now after opening the door you need to tape the hinges around on the other side. This way the door and the frame can be protected from brass polish. Hinges have to be removed entirely and the door has to be rehanged once the task is completed and the hardware is cleaned.
The first aspect of the door that most people think of is door handles. This notoriously round brass piece has certainly come a long way over the years and is available in a ton of decorative styles colors and patterns. Adding lever door handles is a way to add a new interesting element to a door without sacrificing function. When considering new door hardware remember that there are no rules that go along with choosing new pieces. Doors are home accents so treat them as you would treat an end table or a coffee table. Think of the decorative hardware as a pretty lamp on the end table or a floral centerpiece in the middle of the coffee table. They add an interesting element to an otherwise standard piece in the home. Just like adding knickknacks to a bookshelf youre adding visually pleasing design to your entryways. By replacing your current standard door hardware with decorative hardware youll be giving your space an instant home makeover without the hassle or cost of a home remodeling project. The installation of the new decorative hardware is a great do it yourself project and can be accomplished in one day with minimal set up and clean up.
When you want a fashionable yet durable and strong style for the doors in your home you can select the barn door hardware style. Popularly called the flat track hardware this simple and rustic looking style is compatible with any kind of room decor. In this a pathway equipped with a pair of hangers is fixed above a door which rolls on that track and is held to be very stable. Barn door hardware complements wooden glass or any other kind of door.
If you are restoring an older home you may want to use restoration hardware to maintain the look and feel of the home when it was first constructed. One caution here is that you will need to make sure the locks are appropriate for the thickness of the door as this varied in older construction. While you are going through the selection process make sure you take your time and think through all the items that need to be chosen let your personal style and character come through and have fun!