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Tips on Choosing Stylish Hardware to Enhance Your Door

In the past, many people only appreciate the doorknob for its function and not its style. But today’s selection of hardware offers both functionality and style. Many can serve as a visual statement that can enhance your home décor.

Many doorknobs on the market come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors. To update and enhance the look of your entry and patio doors in Austin TX, here are essential aspects to consider:

Round or Lever
When picking a doorknob, you should first think about what type you prefer – round or lever. The traditional knob, which features a round shape, fits any door type. It features a timeless appeal that can complement various home styles. Lever knob, on the other hand, exudes a contemporary look. It is easier to grip compared with round options.

To pick the right lever knob, consider its “handing” or the direction where the lever moves to. A right-handed lever is suitable for doors that are hinged on the right while doors with hinges at the left require a left-handed lift.

Both round and lever knobs can work with entry and patio doors, but may be relative to the door’s structure and operations. For instance, you can use either on for a hinged door while a sliding door typically uses a lever type.

Material and Color
The door knob’s appeal is relative to its material and finish. Your choice should complement the overall look of your door and home.

Many hardware, whether round or lever, is made from steel. However, they come in a range of finishes, which give each one a distinct style. There is bright brass that features a warm appeal and antique brass that exudes a conventional look. On the other hand, brushed chrome, satin nickel, and stone offers a contemporary and industrial feel.

If you would like to give your door a classic touch, you may choose from oil-rubbed bronze, distressed bronze, and distressed nickel, as they feature a vintage appearance. For an understated look, pick a classic option such as white.

Your choice of doorknobs can enhance the look of your doors. If you are considering replacing your doors, let Renewal by Andersen® of Austin help you. Our replacement doors come with high quality hardware made from durable material. They are available in a range of appealing finishes to complement or redefine your home.

Whether you need a new entry door, a hinged French patio door, or contemporary sliding patio doors in Austin Texas, our expert team can help you.

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