Hut How to & DIY - The Hardware Hut

Browsing Category: Hut How to & DIY

Feeney CableRail System

Summer Renovation Ideas (and Timelines)

Summer is the best time of year to complete home renovations, due to the season’s warm, mostly dry climate. Summer home improvement ideas can be as simple as sprucing your backyard or as complex as renovating your kitchen or bathroom. Here we’ll look at four of the most popular ideas for summer home renovations, along […]

matching hardware finishes

Matching Cabinet Hardware to Your Faucet

Matching cabinet hardware finishes to your faucet and plumbing fixtures? Look no further, Amerock has you covered. Amerock has designed its finishes to coordinate with top plumbing and appliance brands so you can seamlessly tie the whole room together. Does cabinet hardware have to match your faucet?  No. But, traditionally kitchens and bathrooms will match […]

DIY Bathroom Remodel

DIY Bathroom Remodel in Satin Brass

Brass has become the #1 cabinet hardware finish in the past three years, and transformations like this make it clear to see why. The resurgence of brass comes in new styles and finishes that will elevate the look of any room. Blogger and DIY-er, Eryn Whalen shares with us how she completely transformed her guest […]

Weatherproof Doors

How to Weatherproof Doors

It’s that time of year again. It’s time to winterize your home by weatherproofing doors. Here are three items to stop cold air, harsh weather, and unwanted pests from getting in. Weatherproof Doors Three components are needed to weatherproof your exterior doors, as shown in the diagram below; the Threshold, Door Bottom, and Weatherstripping. All […]

DIY Exterior Home Updates

DIY Exterior Home Updates

When we think home updates, we usually think about kitchen adds, bathroom remodels, or other interior updates, but what about the outside? There are simple hardware updates you can finish in a weekend that will give your home some serious curb appeal. Updates, like painting your front door, and upgrading door locks can totally transform […]

Electronic entry set lock for a front door, perfect for Airbnb Rentals

What’s So Smart About Smart Locks?

For years, we’ve been adding to our list of technologically advanced hardware. Technology continues to advance, and hardware has not been left behind. Smart locks are becoming increasingly more popular, especially in Airbnb and rental properties. Emtek and Schlage are two leaders in this field, offering multiple styles and entry options. They completely crush the […]

Fussing with Finishes image

Matching Hardware Finishes

Satin this, brushed that, figuring out the right terminology can be tough. How are you supposed to know? Every manufacturer has a unique lingo that adds more confusion to the mix. There are 2 or 3 different sheen options for one finish, and then there are more than 50 different finish options to decipher. Each […]

Door Handle Replacement Guide, The Hardware Hut

How to Replace a Door Handle: An Easy Guide

It’s probably safe to say you were searching, “How to Replace a Door Handle,” because either something broke, or you’re updating your home. Although people typically take door hardware for granted, we actually use it almost every day without much thought. Door handles an essential part of our homes and offices. Typically, others may install […]