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PNW Hardware Tour: NIBCA 2021 Parade of Homes

Every year around this time the North Idaho Building Contractors Association (NIBCA) produces the Parade of Homes, showcasing North Idaho’s best new residential homes of the season. Participating homes reveal the latest technological advances and design trends of the year. It’s also an incredible opportunity for builders, trade contractors, and suppliers like us, to share […]

matching hardware finishes

Matching Cabinet Hardware to Your Faucet

Matching cabinet hardware finishes to your faucet and plumbing fixtures? Look no further, Amerock has you covered. Amerock has designed its finishes to coordinate with top plumbing and appliance brands so you can seamlessly tie the whole room together. Does cabinet hardware have to match your faucet?  No. But, traditionally kitchens and bathrooms will match […]

DIY Bathroom Remodel

DIY Bathroom Remodel in Satin Brass

Brass has become the #1 cabinet hardware finish in the past three years, and transformations like this make it clear to see why. The resurgence of brass comes in new styles and finishes that will elevate the look of any room. Blogger and DIY-er, Eryn Whalen shares with us how she completely transformed her guest […]

Weatherproof Doors

How to Weatherproof Doors

It’s that time of year again. It’s time to winterize your home by weatherproofing doors. Here are three items to stop cold air, harsh weather, and unwanted pests from getting in. Weatherproof Doors Three components are needed to weatherproof your exterior doors, as shown in the diagram below; the Threshold, Door Bottom, and Weatherstripping. All […]

Electronic entry set lock for a front door, perfect for Airbnb Rentals

What’s So Smart About Smart Locks?

For years, we’ve been adding to our list of technologically advanced hardware. Technology continues to advance, and hardware has not been left behind. Smart locks are becoming increasingly more popular, especially in Airbnb and rental properties. Emtek and Schlage are two leaders in this field, offering multiple styles and entry options. They completely crush the […]