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What Door Hinge Do I Need?

What Door Hinge Do I Need?

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For most applications a residential-grade door hinge will be sufficient for what you need. Residential-grade door hinges will be sufficient for solid-core doors and hollow-core doors up to 8-feet tall. There are three basic styles of door hinges: Square Corner, 1/4" Radius Corner, and 5/8" Radius Corner.

 

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Clever House Number Ideas to Spice up the Front of Your Home

Clever House Number Ideas to Spice up the Front of Your Home

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When you get bored with how your house looks, you can always do some interior remodeling. For instance, you can change up the interior wall sconces to get different lighting. But what about the outside? Are you stumped on how to upgrade the look of your home? Here are nine clever house number ideas to spice it up!
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How To Reverse A Cosmas Keyed Entry Door Lever

How To Reverse A Cosmas Keyed Entry Door Lever

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These instructions will assist you in reversing a Cosmas Entry Door Lever, including the Cosmas 50 Series and Cosmas 80 Series. Other Cosmas Entry Door Levers are symmetrical in design, and would not need to be reversed.
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Brass is Back! Home Interior Design Trends 2020

Brass is Back! Home Interior Design Trends 2020

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Brass is back in home design interior. This is not the shiny plastic 80's brass, this is a new lush brushed and bronze brass that is showing up in home interiors all over. From faucets to lights to cabinet hardware, there is no denying that brass is back!
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Amazing Kitchen Storage Solutions

Amazing Kitchen Storage Solutions

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Clever and easy kitchen storage ideas. For small spaces, this quick guide gives great kitchen storage ideas and simple do-it-yourself projects to get the most space out of your kitchen.
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The 10 Best Blue Kitchen Design Ideas

10 Best Blue Kitchen Design Ideas

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A guide to adding blue to your home kitchen. The top ten stunning ideas for incorporating the color blue into your kitchen.
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How To Adjust a Door Ball Catch

How To Adjust a Door Ball Catch

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A step by step guide to correctly adjust a door ball catch. A ball catch is a small piece of hardware that is inserted into the top of an interior door.
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The Versatilty of Black in Kitchen Designs

The Versatilty of Black in Kitchen Designs

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A design guide to using black in kitchens. From counters, to floors, to walls to backsplash we have go the design trends and chic use of black in the kitchen to make the room pop!
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HGTV announces "Home Town" spinoff, "Home Town Rescue"

HGTV announces "Home Town" spinoff, "Home Town Rescue"

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In the news today, HGTV announced it will spin off their hit show “Home Town” with “Home Town Rescue”. The new HGTV series is set to show in 2021.

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Price Comparison Cosmas Hardware and Amazon Basics

Price Comparison Cosmas Hardware and Amazon Basics

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An quick price comparison of Cosmas Hardware versus Amazon Basics and Amazon Essetials cabinet hardware dispelling the commonly held belief that Amazon is always cheaper. When it comes to quality cabinet hardware, that is simply not the case. Compare and save with Cosmas Hardware
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How To Measure Hole Spacing On Your Cabinet Hardware

How To Measure Hole Spacing On Your Cabinet Hardware

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A step by step guide to measuring cabinet and drawer pulls. Explanation of the different dimensions used in cabinet hardware and how to correctly measure cabinet pulls.
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A Step By Step Guide to Mixing Metals in Home Decor

A Step By Step Guide to Mixing Metals in Home Decor

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Mixing metals in your home design. A how to guide to mixing metals in any room of your house. Well, get ready to embrace your rule-breaking inner rebel-child and free yourself from the matchy-matchy design mantra. Mixing metals is the new design trend, and we are loving it!
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Turn Your Bathroom Into A Spa

Turn Your Bathroom Into A Spa

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Turn your bathroom into a luxurious spa! A simple step by step guide to bring the spa experience into your home. Four comprehensive DIY ways to change the look and feel of your bathroom and bring the spa home.
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How To Replace Door Hinges

How To Replace Door Hinges

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Replacing your door hinges is one of the easiest things you can do to update your home hardware. If you have recently replaced your outdated door knobs or doors levers (or plan to do so soon), you will definitely want to replace your door hinges so that all of your door hardware is in the same finish.
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In the News - Forbes 2020 Real Estate Outlook

In the News - Forbes 2020 Real Estate Outlook

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If you are considering putting your house on the market or buying a new home in 2020, Forbes Magazine recently issued its 2020 Real Estate Outlook that may be of interest.
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7 Steps To A Fabulous Farmhouse Kitchen

7 Steps To A Fabulous Farmhouse Kitchen

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7 Steps to a Farmhouse kitchen. Simple and cost effective steps to updating your kitchen to reflect a modern chic farmhouse. From paint, to cabinet hardware to butlers pantries  - just like shiplap, we got you covered!
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How To Install A Door Closer

How To Install A Door Closer

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Follow these steps to install a door closer and adjust the closing speed. This method is called regular arm installation and is the most common method used.
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4 Color Trends for Kitchen Cabinets in 2020

4 Color Trends for Kitchen Cabinets in 2020

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From teal blue to cool gray, the kitchen is our favorite room in the home. Here are 4 color trends for kitchen cabinets that you can expect to see in 2020.
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