Babette Door Hardware July 24th, 2018 - 12:10:45
Beyond the functionality you can also choose to use door knobs or door handles. Door handles are generally easier to operate (even dogs learn to open them) and add a European look. Door knobs can be more elegant especially if you opt for crystal door knobs. If you are building a custom home you will also choose the interior door styles. Your door hardware style and finish should be complimentary to the door style. As an example: six panel oak doors with oil rubbed bronze hardware and crystal door knobs will give a new home an older feel especially when matched with oil rubbed bronze schoolhouse ceiling light fixtures and oil rubbed bronze faucets.
Door locks come in a huge variety and this variety gets even greater if you look at how they have evolved through time. The basic principle of most locks is a bolt of some sort. This bolt need only be some sort of bar cylinder lug or other contrivance that extends from the swinging part of the door into some kind of receiving area on the frame. This simply stops the door from swinging open.
An industrial hardware look goes well with our clear coat barn doors in many settings including a clean and modern home theme. You can choose from several colors to match the décor of your rooms or even the colors of the exterior of your home. The clear coat finish on the barn door matches well with the industrial hardware because the wood is left in its natural state that creates a classic yet modern look. Industrial flat tracks are heavy duty and can hold doors weighing up to 500 pounds! You can even use this hardware with steel or glass doors-creating any type of look you want.
Pocket door hardware is functional and has no bearing on physical appearance. The pocket door hardware includes rails of metal or plastic with rollers or casters that allows the door to glide into and out of an extended wall on either side to seal off a room. The pocket door hardware can be cheap or expensive. The expensive side allows your doors to remain steady and glide shut easily whereas the cheaper will have you seeing your door sag and be tougher to pull shut.