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Element Designs, The Hardware Hut, eCubed Shelving System

Our 100th Issue!

We have published 100 blog issues! Wow! Since The Hardware Hut started writing articles and introduced our blog in April of 2019, we have received excellent feedback! Here we are, 100 articles later! Our blogs are written by either our employees, vendors, or interior designers. Each author has real-world experience in the hardware industry. Our […]

KBIS, 2020, Hafele, Cabinet Lighting, Design Trends

Exploring Hardware Trends at KBIS 2020

This year at KBIS, the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, more than 600 manufacturers flocked to Las Vegas to show off their latest and greatest products for kitchen spaces and bathrooms. Here are some of the hardware trends we noticed from the show. 1.) Black and Brass Finishes Brass is back, baby! From hardware to […]

Tariffs, Hardware Industry, United States, China

Tariffs and the Hardware Industry

The China United States trade war is an ongoing economic conflict between the two countries. In 2018, the U.S announced tariffs and other trade barriers on imported Chinese goods, intending to force China to change what the U.S calls “unfair trade practices.” Among the “unfair trade practices,” the U.S claimed theft of intellectual property and a […]

Group of people walking, Home Showcase

Inland Northwest Trends, Fall 2019 (Gallery)

This fall, The Hardware Hut toured two Inland Northwest home showcases. We attended The Spokane Home Builders Association’s Fall Festival of Homes, which is the largest new-construction residential showcase event in Eastern Washington. We also visited the North Idaho Building Contractors (NIBC) Association Parade of Homes. Each exhibition highlights an extensive range of trends in […]