May 2009


Glass Knobs Add Class

 

I know, I know – you’re tired of your kitchen cabinets.   No, you don’t regret for one minute choosing glass, but you also realize a coat of paint can’t help you make the kitchen have that touch of class you’re ready for.  Knobs, Hinges, & More has the perfect solution!  Changing the cabinet hardware and knobs or pulls will give your kitchen that classy look you seek.   

Glass Knob

Glass Knob

These days cabinet knobs come in different designs, colors and shapes. No longer are round cabinet norms the only way to go. Homeowners can choose from a range of kitchen cabinet knobs including hand painted glass knobs and antique mosaic knobs.

Kitchen cabinet hardware has also changed a lot over the past few years. These days kitchen counter hardware has become a lot more sophisticated. The hinges available for the cabinets have improved in quality and design over the years.

Crystal

Crystal

As you shop for kitchen hardware and kitchen cabinet knobs, you’ll be surprised by the range and colors available. For some the choices may even seem intimidating.  Take a close look at the hand painted ceramic knobs.  Talk about classy!!  While searching for kitchen knobs, look at the aesthetic appeal of the knobs as well as their functionality.  Take the time to peruse your options carefully.

Choose kitchen cabinet knobs that match the cabinets, shelves and countertop, and take the decor to the next level.  Oh, and most importantly, be sure you pick something that expresses YOU.  (That’s why you’re going classy in the first place, right?  Of course right!)

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Kitchen Sink Round Up!

 

Everyone seems to take the small things inside their homes for granted.  Have you ever considered how hard would it be not to have them?  One of these  things is the kitchen sink. Just imagine,  your child decides to show you how pretty their hands are. Displaying finger paint  all over said extremities. After telling your child how pretty they are, would it not be nice to have a sink handy? Additionally, the sink you choose to wash those precious hands, is a choice all your own.

Stainless

Stainless

The decision of choosing is primarily a matter of personal taste. There are many options regarding the selection of materials when choosing the sink that is right for you. The most popular choice is stainless steel.  Most homes these days can be found with a stainless steel, double sinks. A close second are those made of granite, also very durable and used in homes all over the world. The main advantage for both types is the high resistance to scratching, chipping, and heating, both stainless steel and granite are durable and easily cleaned.                                                                

Marble is a classy choice. This material durable, sturdy, easy to clean, and built right into your counter top. These royal sinks can be purchased with your choice of design and then chiseled right into the sink itself.  This feature can make this type of sink rather expensive, but at the same time luxurious and worthy of interest. Giving your kitchen the sense of regal beauty not accomplished with any other sink.

Look At ME!

Look At ME!

Last in the running, you find some sinks of porcelain, or chrome . This option can bring a pleasing result. Both of these options are a little harder to maintain, but can add an elegance that is completely unique. This is a great option to match any interior design and is available in a plethora of colors that say, “Look at me!” The sink you choose to put in your kitchen is a choice all your own. Make your house your own. Just by adding a little sophistication, and your own sense of style your new kitchen can bring you years of renewed joy.  

Happy choosing!

Ideas For Bath Decor

A perfect room improves the comfort and overall atmosphere of your home. Applying the correct room design and the correct furnishings, in that perfect room, adds to the ambience of your personal style. If all the rooms in your home are a flawless reflection of you, the pleasure of living in your home is much improved. The bathroom is one room that should not be omitted, and your bathroom fixtures are a great place to start.

A New Faucet!

A New Faucet!

While trying to improve the many aspects of your home, remember that dramatic bath decor can significantly increase the value of your home. There are varying styles which may be applied to this room’s decor. You may decide to use a theme like country, aquatic, or something soft and relaxing. In order to make the best choice, make a connection between the lifestyle you own and the budget you must keep.

When it comes to bath décor, another important key is lighting. The effect of lighting works best near mirrors. Using recessed ceiling mounts provide the best lighting levels needed for enchanting illumination. Many people opt for impressive skylights contained in a vaulted two-story ceiling. If accentuated with a low hanging paddle fan, the effect takes you to a different world! It allows you to take a mini exotic vacation in your own bathroom

For the Shower

For the Shower

Another great idea to greatly improve the quality of your bath decor is to accentuate with the same style in all the plumbing fixtures. It is advised you accessorize the tub/shower unit with the same type of faucets and towel bars. When it comes to a conversation starting sink unit, you may opt for a stunning, free-standing, pedestal based unit.

Utilizing wallpapers and paint, if they are in conjunction with your other décor, also provides more opportunities for turning your bathroom from sloppy into stunning, reflecting not only a fabulous home, but your personality as well.

Opening The Doors

Every time we close or open a door we use a wide range of handles. This is a short overview of . . . drum roll please . . .  door knobs!

Entrance

Entrance

Without doubt, door knobs are part of home security and from a realistic point of view they are one of the most important devices among door hardware products.  Usually, door knobs are placed only a few centimeters away from the edge of the door. It is necessary to stipulate this fact, as there are many cases when the position of the door knobs varies according to the local cultures, owner preferences, and even decorative style.

Privacy

Privacy

Like any other handle, knobs are operated by a latching mechanism and it is generally made of metals. Wooden ones are also used, but they don’t have the same endurance. When it comes to price, design, and quality of the door knob it is well known that these coordinates vary from model to model and from shop to shop.

Passage

Passage

There are four basic types of door knobs (and they are classified by their mechanism): entrance, privacy, passage and dummy. Entrance sets are used for outside doors. Privacy sets are for baths and bedrooms, while passage sets are designed for pantry and closet doors. Dummy door knobs don’t require a latch mechanism which is why they are considered to be an excellent solution for closet doors.  Generally speaking, these door knobs are encountered at inactive doors, double doors, or French style closet doors. 

Dummy

Dummy

As the number of door hardware manufacturers increases, the specific market provides customers with an extensive collection of practical and decorative door knobs. When purchasing any of these it is best to look for durability, convenience, service, and warranty. Keep in mind that most styles will have all four types of mechanism available, and be careful when ordering to order the correct type.

Only The Best

Lots of companies say it.  Knobs, Hinges, & More means it.  We are very proud of our products.  We really do have only the best – the best variety and best products available, from the best manufacturers, at the best price – guaranteed!

Maitland Smith Knob

Maitland Smith Knob

Since 2003, Knobs Hinges and More has been a leader in the home decorative hardware industry. We specialize in sourcing the finest quality, most unique and most beautiful finishing hardware, including kitchen cabinet knobs and handles, drawer pulls, and cabinet pulls; door knobs, hinges, knockers and pulls; lighting fixtures, floor registers, switch plates, and bathroom accessories.

 

Whitehall Estate Sign

Whitehall Estate Sign

Our experienced technical staff continually searches for products of distinctive flavor, so we can offer you access to the highest quality decorative hardware fixtures and accessories. We respond to our customers’ requests and requirements. If there is something you don’t see and are hoping to acquire, contact us. It is our pleasure to serve you.

 

We take nothing for granted when considering your interior or exterior design options.  We offer a huge variety of selection from over 75 manufacturers with a reputation for quality like Whitehall, All That Glass, and Maitland Smith

"All That Glass" Knob

"All That Glass" Knob

Best of all, we stand behind our “best price” guarantee. We’ll meet any competitor’s advertised price – just call us with the product number (“SKU”), where you’re shopping, and the price. We’ll do the rest.  There’s never a reason to buy elsewhere because of price.  Ours are the lowest you’ll find out there.

We cordially invite you to check us out.

Going Natural With

Stone Cabinet Knobs

    

As more people notice the effects of decorative cabinet knobs, more and more styles and designs are coming out. If you’re considering updating your kitchen, bath, or office, consider the benefits of stone cabinet knobs.

Stone cabinet knobs and pulls are made from natural stone and rock. They give the room and cabinets more natural appeal and do not overwhelm the decor of a room. Each one is hand-picked, chiseled to size, and polished until smooth. They add a unique touch to the cabinet and can be used in almost any room.

Stone Cabinet Knobs

Stone Cabinet Knobs

Stone cabinet knobs are the perfect complement to tile, granite, and manufactured stone countertops. While they are simple and not very complex, they highlight your kitchen, bath, and office cabinetry. With stone cabinet knobs of different colors and gentle blends, you can add a lot of character to your cabinets and therefore your room.

Stone cabinet knobs are specifically designed to withstand everyday abuse, especially when used in the kitchen or bathroom. The structural integrity of each unit is increased by drilling into the stone for mounting. You can shop around tp find many different designs and pick the one that fits your decor best.

Decorative Light Switches

 

Installing new switchplate covers is extremely important when you are remodeling your home, because otherwise you will not be able to create that seamless style you are looking for.  There are many different types of decorative light switch plates, which range from simple and elegant to kitschy and loud – whichever fits your personality. Those ordinary switchplate covers that were in your home before you remodeled will simply not do, though.

Tea Cups Switchplate

Tea Cups Switchplate

When it comes to decorative light switch plates, there is a practically unlimited supply of options to choose from. There are guitar switchplates, for example, which might be perfect for a young rocker’s bedroom or for a room that’s been converted into a music studio. There are also things like ladybug switchplates, on the other hand, which might be perfect for a nursery or a children’s play room.  Whether you choose ladybug switchplates or guitar switchplates, just make sure they are appropriate for the theme or purpose of the room.

Magnolia Switchplate

Magnolia Switchplate

For more sophisticated decorative light switch plates, there are fine woods and metals that add an elegance to the room. There are lovely brass and copper switchplate covers with oil rubbed bronze finishes that are perfect for a more antique style home. Other brushed metals such as pewter and satin nickel are more popular in modern homes. There are switchplate covers made of fine hardwoods, which might be nice for a more country-style home. These come in woods such as cherry and oak, and they are built to last as long as you have lights to turn on in your home.

Decorative light switch plates come in all shapes, sizes, colors and designs – just hit Knobs, Hinges, & More  and do some online shopping. This way you don’t even have to hassle with leaving your desk to get what you want for your newly remodeled home.

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