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Denver Kitchen Cabinetry Hardware: The Forgotten Element


May 21, 2021

When designing or remodeling a kitchen there are a number of different elements to consider. From countertops, backsplash, color combinations, cabinet types, etc. the decisions are many but there is one key component which can make or break your design. Far too often a last minute purchase for homeowners, kitchen cabinet hardware are subtle pieces which not only play a role in the look of your space but also a functional purpose. These selections come in a variety of different shapes and sizes and there are so many options to choose from that no matter your preferred style, the odds of finding something that works are extremely high.

Since there is no predetermined way to select cabinet knobs and pulls, personal preference plays a major role in addition to the functionality of certain pieces on various drawers or cabinets. Depending on how your kitchen is set up, the styles selected will be welcome additions to your remodeled or brand new kitchen. 

Finish

Typically homeowners select a finish in line with the majority of their kitchen colors. From matching cabinets to creating a stand alone focal point, whether you decide on knobs, pulls, or a combination - having a matching finish for each is typically preferred.

Pulls

Pulls are more commonly used with drawers in a horizontal capacity but they can be installed vertically in order to accommodate cabinet doors. Pulls tend to be easier to grab, especially when cooking and juggling a variety of different items, but this also means anything on your hands may wind up on the cabinet surfaces when reaching for the hardware.

Knobs

Knobs help to keep fingers and hands away from the surface but depending on their style may be more difficult to operate if your hands are full. These are classic pieces which are also easier to install, commonly requiring only a single screw as opposed to two for their pull counterparts.

Mix and Match

Many homeowners also like to mix and match the use of knobs and pulls depending on the cabinetry design. Utilizing knobs on cabinet doors and pulls on drawers or vice versa can help to balance your kitchen and not make one or the other feel overpowering in the space.

If designing your dream kitchen from scratch or completing a remodel, then look no further than the highly qualified experts at HTI Granite and Cabinetry. Serving the Denver and surrounding areas, including Wyoming, for years, we’re here to help and assist with any kitchen or bathroom remodeling or construction project you have in mind. Able to offer both suggestions and provide a look at what your future kitchen or bathroom can be, our quality countertops will be a welcome addition to your home. A lifetime of memories and functionality, upgrading to granite or one of our other extremely serviceable countertop surfaces will be one of the best decisions you’ve made. Feel free to contact us today in order to get started or call 1-866-707-7772 prior to visiting our showroom and see what the future has in store for your rooms today.