Expert advice on various types of door, kitchen, bathroom and old house hardware.
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The finishing touch on your traditionally-styled old-house kitchen is restoration hardware.
Replacing missing hardware, especially for windows and doors, requires perseverance and an eye for detail. Options extend to vintage and reproduction.
What makes one brand of door hardware better than another—especially if they’re all but identical in style?
Repurpose salvaged cabinet knobs by turning them into a row of handy hooks.
Hinge style and even finish determine compatibility with certain eras. Many options are available—invisible hinges, various pivot options, self-closers; it can be confusing!
Head outside for three projects: sealing tarnished brass, fixing torn window screens, and installing functional shutters.
When vintage doorknobs stop working, knowing how to troubleshoot common problems can make them good as new again.
From kitchen cabinet hardware to hinges and knobs, Colonial Revival hardware is still riding waves of innovation and craftsmanship.
When shutter rivets wear out, make new ones to repair an original hinge.
Understanding how fasteners work and how they were traditionally used is the first step to choosing the right one for your carpentry project.
Follow these simple steps to help "youthful" metals grow old gracefully (and quickly).
A mysterious piece of hardware is identified as a center stop for a pocket door.
Enjoy modern comfort while preserving the charm of your original windows. Indow window inserts press inside your window frames without a mounting bracket to give you all the comfort and efficiency of high-end replacement windows.
Save energy. Reduce noise.