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Door Handle Replacement Guide, The Hardware Hut

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 […]

The Hardware Hut, Blog, Cabinet Hardware, DIY, Reviews, Doors

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 […]

Cabinet Hardware, Bathroom, Amerock Hardware, Terms Needed To Know, The Hardware Hut

Six Important Terms to Help Build Your New Home

Building or remodeling can be a stressful but marvelous experience. Those who venture into the home building game, who have done their research and choose the right contractor to fit their needs and desires, happen to have the best luck, in my opinion. Important Terms I have worked in all facets of the building industry, […]

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, […]

Emtek, Custom Door Hardware

What Should I Know When Ordering Door Hardware?

You bought a new home! Congratulations! There are so many options to consider when making a space yours: from the lighting to the floors, to the kitchen cabinets and door hardware, to the decor—how do you know where to begin? Whether you are looking for some quick fixes or a full gut renovation, start with […]

Rev-A-Shelf

Searching Waste and Recycling on The Hardware Hut

So here’s the scenario: you are in need of a waste or recycling system to fit in a specific cabinet. You come visit TheHardwareHut.com and pop into the category. You then see there are almost 200 options. Step 1: Filter Seeing so many possibilities might scare you away, but there is no need to give […]

Brassfinders Tube

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 […]