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A door knob is a hardware handle which is installed in a cabinet door with the use of a screw or sometimes a bolt. Compared with finger pulls and door latches this is a better option because it is more versatile easier to install and to use. Any color either light or dark door knobs will definitely fit any style of door. Knobs have different ranges in terms of its size. It ranges from 1 inch to 1 ½ inch diameter which is appropriate in almost all sizes of the doors except for the big ones. Aside from round shapes knobs are also available in shapes like flat but the edges are round square or bun shape and even shaped like T. It can be made of metal or wood and it can just be plain or with decorations.
Soon a lock would be added to a door. That made not only a way to keep the door from accidentally opening but also a way to intentionally keep people out. That wasnt enough for some people who could bust through a simple lock so there had to be more substantial locks created. Dead bolts were added to really hold a door shut when the person inside wanted it to stay that way. At one point there were very limited selections if you wanted a door with locks and even more limited selections if you wanted the additional dead bolt lock that matched the door knob.
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Privacy and passage knobs turn and operate a latch mechanism - the difference is privacy style knobs have a push pin lock (these are generally used on bathrooms or bedrooms). Single dummy and double dummy knobs do not turn or operate a latch mechanism - a single dummy knob is one knob on the exterior side of the door while a double dummy is a knob on either side of one door. Note: Most double dummy knobs cannot be used on two separate doors. Knobs come in a variety of materials and designs. Glass or solid brass door knobs are a great choice because they add a lot of extra detail to your door. As door knob sets age they can become dented or scratched so replacing them with high quality sets is important.
Glass doorknobs are not designed for the garage door or for childrens room and should be avoided on any door that receives rough treatment. There are different shapes of glass doorknobs including square circular and oval shapes. Regular clear glass and mirrored knobs are also available. Self adhesive knobs are also commonly used. Modern as well as traditional glass doorknobs are available in a variety of colors finishes styles and shapes. Different manufactures produce a wide range of glass door knobs. The prices depend on quality design model and style. Glass door knobs are not suitable for every home. Special care is needed while operating these knobs. When purchasing a glass doorknob you must consider the style the nature of your home and other options. Knobs made of glass can fracture easily so always go for a glass knob with a maximum warranty. Most glass door knobs come with a limited lifetime mechanical warranty. For replacing and repairing doorknob kits are.