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What Exactly Is Stainless Steel?

The What Stainless steel is a steel alloy with high percentages of iron, chromium, and nickel. The higher the chromium content, the more corrosion resistance there is. While it sounds complicated, the most widely known grade of stainless steel is type 304, which you’ll see anywhere. Meanwhile, type 316 has the addition of molybdenum, which […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Soft Close Door Bumper, Cabinet

So, What Are Soft-Close Door Bumpers?

I was quite excited when we started stocking the Soft-Close Door Bumper from Grass. Many newer cabinets come with soft-close door hinges. But if you have older or economy cabinets like I do, then they likely have regular self-closing hinges that produce a thud sound when the cabinet door closes. I don’t particularly like that […]

Top Knobs, Cabinet Knobs and Pulls

Cabinet Knob & Pulls Product Filters

TheHardwareHut.com has some amazing search capabilities to help you find exactly what you are looking for. I help customers daily in their search for the perfect hardware by using our product filters. We have product filter searches on the left side of the page for every category on our site. Our most popular category is […]