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Weatherproof Doors

How to Weatherproof Doors

It’s that time of year again. It’s time to winterize your home by weatherproofing doors. Here are three items to stop cold air, harsh weather, and unwanted pests from getting in. Weatherproof Doors Three components are needed to weatherproof your exterior doors, as shown in the diagram below; the Threshold, Door Bottom, and Weatherstripping. All […]

DIY Exterior Home Updates

DIY Exterior Home Updates

When we think home updates, we usually think about kitchen adds, bathroom remodels, or other interior updates, but what about the outside? There are simple hardware updates you can finish in a weekend that will give your home some serious curb appeal. Updates, like painting your front door, and upgrading door locks can totally transform […]

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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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Antimicrobial Hardware Helps Prevent the Spread of Germs

COVID-19: What started as whispers on social media has quickly and alarmingly, blossomed into a worldwide pandemic. As Coronavirus scares continue to grow, we’re all looking for ways to keep clean and healthy. One way to avoid spreading disease and bacteria in your home is by using antimicrobial hardware. Antimicrobial products contain an agent that […]

Let’s Learn About Field Enterprise

Field Enterprise has been a long-standing partner with The Hardware Hut since 2009. They have an impressive line of door stops that have brought popularity to their brand. Their decorative and unique designs are appealing to the eye and are on a smaller, yet more precise scale. While they are best known for their door […]

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Rev-A-Shelf New Product Spotlight

Rev-A-Shelf has been a long-standing member of The Hardware Hut. We love the creativity and versatility that they have to offer. Rev-A-Shelf has found new and appealing ways to make your house a home by making movement and functionality a priority. Rev-A-Shelf presents you with a multitude of options that make living life easier. They […]

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Out with the New and in with the Old! Vintage Hardware

The majority of the world sleeps in modern, cookie-cutter design homes, with updated and crisp styles for everything involved. Little do they know, there is still a vast need for vintage hardware. Not everyone desires to live in the future; some may aspire to celebrate the past. Vintage hardware features more detail and design qualities […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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, […]