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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.
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.