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Matching Hardware Finishes

Satin this, brushed that, figuring out the right terminology can be tough. How are you supposed to know? Every manufacturer has a unique lingo that adds more confusion to the mix. There are 2 or 3 different sheen options for one finish, and then there are more than 50 different finish options to decipher. Each […]

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Spring Cleaning is here! Time to get to work.

This time of year is perfect for homey updates to help bring the beauty of Spring inside! Spring cleaning, getting organized and tax season are all fabulous reasons to take advantage of the change in weather and make a change in your home! The Hardware Hut has creative and new ways to help you spring […]

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Spring Into Summer and Get Your Home Ready

The groundhog announces spring is coming early this year! So, why don’t you get your home ready for spring and summer? We can help guide you through getting ready, by making a few updates to the exterior of your home. We would like to highlight a few up and coming trends to give your home […]

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How to Replace a Door Handle: An Easy Guide

It’s probably safe to say you were searching, “How to Replace a Door Handle,” because either something broke, or you’re updating your home. Although people typically take door hardware for granted, we actually use it almost every day without much thought. Door handles an essential part of our homes and offices. Typically, others may install […]

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A Saturday DIY Project with Hafele Cabinet Track

When building a cabinet with bypass doors, you have a few options for the track. By far, my favorite track is the Hafele concealed profile track. It takes extra work to prepare the cabinet, but once installed, you’ll love the Hafele cabinet track. Door Requirements Each door requires two tracks, two top guides, and two […]

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Here’s How to Key a Disc Tumbler Cylinder Cam Lock

Today, I spent some time with our locksmith learning about keying the Disc Tumbler Cylinder Cam Locks, and I learned a lot. While they are such tiny locks, they require more time to rekey than a full-sized front door lock does. I found the process interesting and think you might too. Keying a Disc Tumbler Cylinder Cam Lock […]

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Keying Locks for Your Home or Business

When you’re in the market for door locks, you might not think about having all the locks keyed the same. You’ll save time and money by planning ahead, if you do. In most cases the keying is free. If not, there is a nominal charge. There are many options available for keying your home or […]

Bathroom, Blue Wall, Sink, Faucet, Cabinet Hardware

Add a Fresh Look to Your Bathroom for Under $150

Home improvement upgrades can be expensive. You don’t have to always spend your life savings and tear apart your house to add value and improve the appearance. Here are some great ideas to get your creative juices flowing, for under $150. Bathroom Vanities For the most part, bathroom vanities don’t have a lot of doors […]

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Quick and Easy DIY Projects to Add Value To Your Home

I am always looking for new and easy things to add to “dead” spaces in either my kitchen or bathrooms. Rev-A-Shelf offers some functional and easy solutions which are great DIY projects to transform them. Afternoon DIY projects In most every kitchen or bathroom, there are false drawer fronts, which are mainly for decoration, that […]

Cabinet Hardware for Beginners

Selecting and Installing Cabinet Hardware for Beginners

If you’re looking to change out your cabinet hardware DIY style but aren’t sure how to go about choosing the right size or type, don’t call a handyman just yet! We’re here to break it down to the basics. Let’s say you’re taking on a total room remodel (whether that be your kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, […]