How to buy and fit a kitchen door handle or knob?
By Zahir Shah
Published 07/28/2007 | Home Improvement
Kitchen Door handles
Your kitchen design can be affected by Door handles and as it's considered an
important part of your kitchen design. They will decorate your initial style of
your kitchen. It is touched much time each day. More often it should an
attractive, stylish and durable to maintain your kitchen design more gorgeous.
You will face up some of questions while thinking for new kitchen door handle,
which are detailed below.
1. Are you going to replace an alternately kitchen door handle or a new
2. What you are actually looking for, a kitchen door handle or kitchen door
3. What style of handle you want to buy?
4. What size of handle would be suitable for your kitchen door?
5. Have you got the tools which are required while fitting a handle?
Fitting new kitchen door handles is slightly hard as they should have two
holes. Distance between the hole called "hole centers" and one modern
kitchens these will be:
64 mm 96 mm 128 mm 160 mm 192 mm etc in increments of 32 mm.
For replacing the handle simply unscrew the old bolt, and then fit the new
handle using your Philips screwdriver. The process for fitting a unique handle
not just takes more than two minutes.
Replacing the door and handles will give a completely new look to your kitchen.
This approach also allows you what quality, style and size knob or handle you
Kitchen door knobs
Changing an existing kitchen knob is not hard. But a new one is little tricky
because of making a new hole.
While changing the knob simply remove the existing knob. We recommend you to
use a Philips screwdriver for unscrewing or bolting.
Fitting a door knob or handle in a new door is slightly complicated as there
need to drill holes in your new door and drawer fronts.
The most important aspect you should keep in mind while fitting door knobs or
handle is consistency, so you should buy a jig to make sure all the holes are
drilled in the right place on every drawer front or kitchen drawer.
You will need Handle Jig, 4.0mm drill bit, Philips screwdriver and Cordless
drill during this process.
You can find more useful articles such "how to fit your door lock"
etc at http://designerhandle.co.uk