Martine Fortier knob Accessories May 30th, 2018 - 09:41:21
Firstly choose the right door handle The first step is to choose the right one for your door. A shiny new stainless steel door knob will not look right on a more traditional style interior. Always consider the style colour and material when choosing a new door knob ensuring that it fits with your interior design. Bedrooms or bathrooms and exterior doors may need locks. When choosing a door knob ensure that you think about who will be entering the room have you got children or people who are physically challenged.
Always buy the new door knob before you remove the old one hold it up to the door first to ensure that it fits with the decor and will cover the hole once the old one is removed. Tools needed to install. A screwdriver or two is all that is needed for the job. The kind of model and brand will determine which screwdriver you will need. You may need all of the following or just some it all depends on the kind of door knob that you have chosen: A small flat headed screwdriver A large flat headed screwdriver Phillips screwdriver Allen wrenches How to remove your old one You need to locate the base plate this is the rosette.
You need to secure the latch into the edge of the door with the screws provided. Point the curved side of the latch toward the direction the door closes as this is very important. If the latch is put on backwards it will not close. Its now time to line up the mounting plate these are the circles that will be fit on both sides with the latch mechanism. Usually there is two screw holes that attach the mounting plates to the door. Screw and tighten the screws making sure that the mounting plates are flush against the door. Some door knobs require you to do this on both sides while others require only a single side. You may also need to insert two long screws to hold it all together. Do a final check to ensure that the mounting plate circles completely cover the hole before tightening the screws down.
It is not difficult to look for the sizes of the knobs. Take note that when knobs are installed in the drawers of the cabinets it should be the same or bigger in size compared with the door knob. The wood knobs are one size higher than its metal counterpart. The screws for the knob are available in the hardware. There are those who manufactures and sells with the screws while most usually do not include the screws. The normal and standard size for is 8/32 screw. The design of the knobs depends on the cabinet door styles where it is installed.