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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.
In fact putting the final touches into your home can often be one of the most difficult tasks. It is the small details that complete the overall look and feel of any room. It can actually be easy for small simple details to be overlooked completely. Something as easy as elegant and sophisticated turning door knobs can greatly improve your whole design. Door handles come in a massive variety of styles. If you have never changed your handles or knobs then it is likely they will be standard and uninteresting components.
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Do they seem to be missing that special touch? Are they begging for those antique door knobs back? Even if your home did not have them in the first place antique door knobs are a great way to overhaul the look of a door or all the doors in your home. Many times today when you have the infamous 6-paneled doors or even white doors adding antique door knobs saves you changing the doors themselves. Alone and with modern hardware these doors may seem very boring but it is amazing the transformation that seems to take place by just adding antique door knobs. Once you have made the change you may realize it is not the door that is bothering you but the hardware. Changing out old fixtures for antique door knobs with glass or gold accent can make that old door new again for much less money than replacing the whole thing.