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Amerock Candler Switchplate Covers

Which Switchplate Do I Need?

There are several different functions of switchplates available and can be in a variety of configurations. Such options are: Toggle switches, Duplex outlets, Paddle/GFCI, and Cable hole covers. There are single, double, triple, and quadruple versions, as well as combinations. The Switchplates Toggle is the most common switch and is used for many on/off switches, […]

Front Door, Hardware, Door Lock

What are the functions of a deadbolt?

When ordering an entryset, deadbolt, or sideplate set, you will be asked for the function of the deadbolt. Your choices typically are single cylinder or double cylinder. Here’s how to decide which you should use. The Two Cylinders The most common option is single cylinder. This means that the deadbolt has one cylinder with a […]

Sprayaway, Cleaning

Cleaning Products from Hope’s and Sprayway

Now that your kitchen remodel is finished, let TheHardwareHut.com help you keep it clean with our cleaning products from Hope’s and Sprayway. Products by Hope’s If part of your remodel was granite, marble, or stone countertops, then Hope’s Perfect Granite is the daily cleaner for you. It leaves a streak free countertop with no hazy […]

The Hardware Hut, Blog, News

What are Hinge Pin Door Stops?

There are times when an application calls for a door stop attached to the hinge pin, rather than one on the floor, wall, or door. We have three options. First are the traditional style with bumpers on both sides. We also have an upgraded version with a bumper on only one side, which prevents damage […]

SOSS Barrel Hinge

The cutest little hinge ever!

We sell one of the cutest little hinges ever. It is the SOSS invisible barrel hinge. This little hinge is made of solid brass and finished in satin brass. The minimum material thickness you need is only 5/8″. Installation To install, you will need to drill a 12mm (15/32″) hole, 13.3mm (1/2″) deep, and insert […]

Dexter Deadbolt Latchbolt Satin Chrome

Do You Need to Replace Deadbolt Latchbolts?

An email message came in recently from a customer needing to replace a defective deadbolt latchbolt. They wanted to know if we had the part to replace it. Unfortunately, not all latchbolts are the same, and there isn’t a universal option out there. At TheHardwareHut.com, we stock three brands of replacement latchbolts: Dexter by Schlage, […]

Stanley Adjustable Closet Rod

Oil Rubbed Bronze Closet Rods

Oil rubbed bronze has grown in popularity over the years. When we started getting calls from customers looking for closet rods in that finish, we began searching for trusted manufacturers that could be our source. We found three brands that are doing rods and supports in a way we think you’ll be pleased with. US […]