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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.
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.
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If you think about it the door knob began the whole movement towards security and safety in the home. Before the door knob doors would just push open when someone wanted to get inside or go out. Then along came the door knob. It was a great way to keep a door from opening accidentally. A door knob also offered a side benefit of keeping the elements out of the house. Imagine how things would be in a storm without a door knob. Rain and wind would rush in every time. Once the door knob was in place there were further advances to this invention.