Claire Pelletier Knob Ideas May 22nd, 2018 - 11:27:34
How much would you pay for antique door knobs? How about $8300 for just one knob? Thats the price that the Doggie knob fetched at an auction. The beautifully carved bronze knob with a pooch looking through the center was created in the late 1800s. There are believed to be only two of them in existence. Porcelain door knobs are perfect pieces of door hardware. They can add a touch of style and elegance to your doors. These door knobs can be installed quickly and easily on any type of door. Just like other door knobs porcelain knobs are also available for different purposes like entrance passage privacy and dummy.
The kind of door knob you need depends on whether or not they are an exterior door or an interior door. Exterior door knobs will certainly be required to have a good lock on the door and are required to be weather resistant and a more heavy duty kind door knob than an interior knob set. Any time you replace the outside door knob you are going to have a deadbolt latch which should be replaced at the same time so that you can have matching keys for each of the locks. Interior doors have a practical door knob and are available in two standard general sizes; 2-3/8 inches and also 2-3/4 in.
One thing to keep in mind while installing glass door knobs is not to buy these knobs for door sides that lie outside your home and are exposed to the atmosphere. This is because glass tends to lose its perfection when exposed to direct sunlight or rainfall and so this will make your home décor look very absurd. For these doors use metal ones that dont lose their shine even in extreme conditions. Antique glass knobs come at a little costlier price as compared to that of metal and wooden knobs. Therefore be a little bit of cautious while purchasing your antique glass door knobs. Ask for their genuineness in terms of the guarantee of their quality given by the vendor. Get it written on the bills so that afterwards if they go out of order within the prescribed time period then you can always claim your money back from the vendor. If chosen wisely these are enough to make your home a piece of perfection.
Try to avoid abrasive cleaning materials as they may damage the porcelain. You can buy porcelain door knobs from any of the door hardware manufacturers. Most of the models come with a limited lifetime mechanical warranty. For convenience rosettes spindles and other mounting accessories are provided with the porcelain door knobs. A door knob is a significant part of our home and needs to be replaced if it gets damaged or ruined. We use our knobs a good number of times per day. That means they are used millions of times in a year.