Cabinet Hardware 101

Written by Scott Touchton


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When shopping for cabinet pulls, you should knowrepparttar center-to-center measurement that you need.

Center to center (CTC) - Measurement fromrepparttar 100056 center of one hole torepparttar 100057 center of another. This measurement is used to measure both hardware andrepparttar 100058 surfaces to which hardware is applied.

If holes have not yet been drilled in your cabinets then you can start fresh and are not limited in your choices. If holes are already drilled inrepparttar 100059 cabinets for hardware, this can definitely limit your options of hardware. Common CTC sizes are 3, 3-1/2 and 4.

Some popular manufacturers of cabinet hardware are listed here: Alno, Ashley Norton, Baldwin, Colonial Bronze, Emtek, Fusion, Rocky Mountain, Top Knobs.

Scott Touchton is an employee of www.SpecialtyHardwareOutlet.com which is a Birmingham, Alabama based decorative hardware outlet.


Single pane glass repair in an aluminum frame,part 2

Written by John Rocco


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Now run a bead of silicone about 3/16" thick aroundrepparttar perimeter ofrepparttar 100055 opening. Grab your new glass onrepparttar 100056 sides, anglerepparttar 100057 bottom in andrepparttar 100058 top out, setrepparttar 100059 glass onrepparttar 100060 setting blocks, then slowly raiserepparttar 100061 glass up into place. Push just hard enough that all four edges ofrepparttar 100062 glass contactrepparttar 100063 silicone, but not so hard thatrepparttar 100064 glass makes contact withrepparttar 100065 metal frame. Install your outside stops. Don't cleanrepparttar 100066 glass for 24 hours sorepparttar 100067 silicone can set up.

Next week i will continue this series on window glass repair. You know, i knewrepparttar 100068 Trojans were going to winrepparttar 100069 National Championship, but i had no idea they would do it so convincingly. Last year all USC fans were saying how great it would be to see one final game between LSU and USC. This year, it'srepparttar 100070 Auburn fans wishing for one last game. When do you supposerepparttar 100071 morons in charge of College football will figure out what we already know



John Rocco has been installing replacement windows since 1978. To learn more, visit How To Install Windows


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