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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.
This is when you need to say out with the new and in with the old antique door knobs. One of the easiest ways to test the décor of a home is through the door knobs of the home itself. From the time you approach a home and turn the knob on the front door to the moment you go into or out of any room through a door the door knobs help set the tone visually for what the home is all about. In many cases a home begs for a more rustic or antique look that is in keeping with its design. If you own an older home that has been remodeled over they ears it may actually be asking you for a return to the kinds of hardware that would have been in style when it was first built.
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They also will be getting a lot more wear and tear on an outside door and may not be strong enough to handle it. Its not just door knobs but there are also handles that can replace a door knob to give you door a little different look. The sliding door handles have a more industrial look. If you are creating a home with a modern décor motif these may be just the pieces you are looking for. An added bonus of the door handle door knob varieties is that for some they are easier to open. As many people age they have limited mobility in their hands from arthritis or other muscle reducing ailments. Sometimes grabbing a hold of a normal door knob and turning it is a difficult proposition. But with a sliding door handle its much easier to open a door just push the handle down and the door pops open. Even if they have limited hand mobility these doors can be opened by just leaning on the handle to trigger the mechanism.