Helpful Hints

4 Tips for Selecting Hardware

Embarking on the process of selecting the ideal cabinet hardware for your space requires a careful examination of both style and functionality. This significant choice not only adds to the visual charm of your environment but also plays a vital role in improving the practical aspects of your everyday life.

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Helpful Hints—Visualizing Cabinet Pulls, Knobs, or Both

1. Discover

Choose between pulls, knobs, or a mixture of both product types. Visually there is no wrong way to arrange your hardware. Whichever combination works best for your cabinets/home aesthetic is your personal preference.

Helpful Hints—Cabinet Width Tips

2. Count

Whether you're replacing your current hardware or installing new pieces, count how many knobs and/or pulls you will need.

Quick Tip—Drawers over 24" wide should have either 2 knobs, 2 small pulls or 1 large pull. Drawers under 24" wide need a single knob or pull.

Helpful Hints—Cabinet Pull Center to Center

3. Measure

For cabinet pulls, make sure to measure the center to center of each screw hole to determine what size pull you will need without patching an existing hole(s).

Quick Tip—Bring your current hardware to the store to compare length, width, and overall size.

Helpful Hints—Cabinet Knob Projection

4. Double Check

For cabinet knobs, pay close attention to their projection. This seemingly small detail is critical for smooth functionality and preventing clashes with nearby elements in your space.

Choose A Finish

Match your kitchen faucet, appliances, light fixtures or other accents in your home. Take a sample of your cabinets to the store and match the hardware to determine the best color combination.