If you're new to cabinet hardware, you may see some terms you've never come across before. Don't worry because we have you covered. Here are ten cabinet hardware terms and their meanings.
a pull comes in is referred to as its finish. Some variations on finishes are:
Matte/Satin: Finishes will have a soft color without sheen.
Polished: Finish will be reflective and highly lustrous.
Brushed: Slight brush marks will be visible along the length of the hardware.
Weathered/Rustic: These finishes have a distressed appearance to make them seem worn and aged.
Our cabinet hardware comes in a wide
range of finishes including trending Matte Black and Modern Brushed Gold.
Types of Hardware:
5. Edge Pulls
known as finger pulls and tab pulls, these do not install like regular pulls.
They do not have threading and are secured with wood screws. They wrap around
the edge of a cabinet door or drawer.
6. Cup Pulls
known as bin pulls, these have a cupped design and are grabbed underhanded.
7. Recess Pulls
known as flush pulls, these are installed into the cabinet door or drawer and
lay flush with the surface.
Styles of Hardware:
hardware has sleek lines and simple designs. Common finishes are metallic, such
as Polished Chrome and Brushed Nickel.
A mix of contemporary and traditional styles, you will see designs with subtle curves and
minimal ornamentation. Warm finishes such as Oil Rubbed Bronze and Polished
Nickel are common.
features hardware with extra design elements and ornate details. Finishes are
warm such as Verona Bronze or can have a distressed appearance, like Weathered
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