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Emtek, Hardware, Holidays, Home

Getting Ready for the Holidays with Emtek

It’s that time of the year again! It gets dark out earlier, it’s chilly, and you’re also probably scrambling to complete your home renovation projects before friends and family arrive for the holidays, right? The dining room, kitchen, and living room are bound to be key players during the holiday season, so it’s important to make […]

Amerock, Hardware, Bathroom

Reinvent Your Bathroom on a Budget

If you’re like me, you grew up in the same house looking at the same, dated hardware wanting and wishing to change it up all while keeping to a budget. Since I now work at The Hardware Hut, I realized just how inexpensive and easy it is to update a room. We offer great products […]

The Farm Chicks, New Construction, French

Narrowing Down Cabinet Hardware Selections

We’re deep in the process of building our French Provincial inspired home in Spokane, Washington, and I’ve been working on the cabinets and hardware details. Today I’m focusing on the kitchen and baking pantry specifically. A goal of mine is for our home to have a nice warmth to it, which makes for a more […]

Kitchen, Stainless Steel, Design, High End

2019 Design Trends: Color, Metals, Surfaces, & Texture

In this article, we will discuss design trends occurring, challenging, and revolutionizing house hardware. Color, metals, surfaces, technology, lighting, and texture are just a few emerging in 2019. Color We are finally seeing the “Greying Trend” take a back seat. Color is now in vogue and the use of colorful cabinets is not just as […]

Front Door, Hardware, Door Lock

Update Your Front Entryway

The first thing your guests see is your front door and entryway. On one Saturday, you can freshen up that area with a new Entryset or deadbolt and knob/lever, doorbell button or door knocker, door viewer, and house numbers. Imagine how nice that area will look with some new hardware, and imagine how impressed your […]

Mudroom with Floral Wallpaper, Beautiful Home

Mixing Timeless and Trendy

A charming South Hill home built in 1936 needed an update—but how do you mix a modern, on-trend style with the traditional details of an older home? Designer Shaleesa Mize of Little Pacific Design Studio shows us her approach in blending timeless and trendy in her Post Street Residence renovation! When pulling together the design […]

Carriage Gargage Doors

Learning about Carriage Doors with Strap Hinges

When you want to make your garage doors into carriage doors, or turn them into faux carriage doors, you’ll need some hardware accessories. Acorn Manufacturing, out of Mansfield Massachusetts, makes the hinges, doors pulls, and cane bolts you’ll want. Hinges When making real carriage doors, you’ll need some super strong hinges to hold those doors. […]

Kitchen with Floating Shelves

An Introduction to Floating Shelves

The first time I saw a floating shelf, I was mesmerized. How in the world is that floating? Turns out, it is deceptively simple. Installers attach a U-shaped metal or metal/wood bracket to the wall, and they set the shelf around the bracket. The shelf itself is hollow on the back to allow the bracket […]