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Youll also be able to select the metal finish of the knob - be it brass chrome or something else - so you should be able to find something to suit your personal tastes. Glass door knobs can be put to great effect in a living or dining room however you may find they are an equally good choice to put in a hallway or bedroom. No matter what part of the home you are looking to purchase door knobs for you will be able to get a product that complements your existing design scheme. For example if you want new knobs for a living room that contains neutral shades of grey and cream then opting for something in stylish yet understated satin chrome will help create a seamless look. But who says everything has to match? If you want your door knobs to provide some visual contrast in your living room than items made from polished brass or stainless steel that stand out against the muted blues and greens for example could really create a focal point. With such a wide choice of products available redecorating your home through investing in new door knobs can be a great way to give your place some pizzazz and style.
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.
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You need to secure the latch into the edge of the door with the screws provided. Point the curved side of the latch toward the direction the door closes as this is very important. If the latch is put on backwards it will not close. Its now time to line up the mounting plate these are the circles that will be fit on both sides with the latch mechanism. Usually there is two screw holes that attach the mounting plates to the door. Screw and tighten the screws making sure that the mounting plates are flush against the door. Some door knobs require you to do this on both sides while others require only a single side. You may also need to insert two long screws to hold it all together. Do a final check to ensure that the mounting plate circles completely cover the hole before tightening the screws down.