Cabinet Door Knobs

Written by Krystin Spellman
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Selecting the right cabinet door knob can greatly improve the look of your cabinetry. With literally thousands of choices out there, it may be difficult to settle on a particular style. Designers recommend first determining the material that you would like to display on your cabinet door. Once that has been established, you will be able to narrow the playing field, making your selection of choices easier to choose from.

Cabinet Door Knob Material Choices

For those of you who are on a budget and want keep knob costs low, consider selecting a wood knob that can be painted or stained to match your cabinetry. Plastic also offers a low cost alternative, but tends to look out of place against cabinetry that has an exposed wood grain. Acrylic knobs are also available at a lesser cost, and can look very similar to antique glass knobs, giving your cabinetry an older look.

Stainless steel is a favorite cabinet knob material for kitchens since it is easier to clean and care for than most metals. Another benefit of stainless steel is that the color and natural finish will look good against any cabinet background. Stainless steel has become a very popular material for cabinet door knobs, and is now available in vast selection of styles.

Cabinetry with a rich wood tone looks best with metal knobs that are made of high quality materials such as brass or chrome. With hundreds of finish colors available, you will have no trouble finding knobs with silver, gold, or bronze coloring. Additionally, you can choose from a huge selection matte and high shine options, giving you a seemingly unlimited number of possibilities.

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