When picking out the lever style knobs for our interior doors in my last post, I was surprised to learn that there is such a thing as "door handing" on top of also deciding on the "function". Sometimes lever knobs, such as the ones I chose, are not universal so you have to go to each door and figure out the door handing before ordering. With 19 doors, this meant creating a list to keep count and boy did it get confusing. Here's what you need to know when shopping for lever . . .
We still have a long way to go before our house is exactly the way we want it. One thing that stands in the way of updating all at once is budget, which I know is true for many families. Even in DIY, things can get pricey. The trick is to find the stores and sites that stretch your budget while still providing amazing quality. I was fortunate to get to work on another review for Unhinge and I'm yet again so impressed with them. They sent me these gorgeous . . .
If you have ever bought a house that hasn't been updated in a while, you have probably thought about buying new door knobs. Depending on how many doors you have, this can be a quick and cheap upgrade or a substantial blow to your budget. With the purchase of our house came a whole lot of brass. Brass switch plates, brass outlet covers, and brass door knobs everywhere. With a 2,700 square foot house, that's a lot of brass. Spray paint took care of the plates . . .