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Things to Consider When Shopping for a Door Handle

A door handle adds a unique touch to your patio or entry door. The right style can make the door’s design look great, which is why you need to carefully assess the hardware to make sure you are getting the right one. Renewal by Andersen® of Southwest Missouri, your local source of entry doors and double hung replacement windows, shares the things you need to consider when shopping for a door handle.

The Look

Even with its small size, a door handle impacts the overall look of your home both inside and out. It can be overwhelming knowing that there are so many of them in the market in terms of style and profile. For this, consider the overall look of your home. A vintage-looking brass handle, for instance, is a great fit for homes with traditional architecture.

The Feel

Comfort and ease of use are also important when selecting your door handle. After all, you are to use this countless times so you want to make sure it feels good in your hand. Don’t buy one that is tricky to use or causes discomfort. Also, consider who will be using the door, taking into account any physical limitations they might have.

The Cost

Take note that, when purchasing a new door, it does not come with a handle as well as latches and hinges. These are sold separately, which means you have to decide on the hardware style that not only fits your style, but also your budget.

Customizing Your Doors

At Renewal by Andersen of Southwest Missouri, however, choosing your preferred handle is an integral part of the selection process. As your window and door replacement pros, we give you the power the customize your fixture.

Upon selecting the type of patio door and the color that complements your home’s exterior and interior, you’ll also be choosing from a variety of hardware styles and finishes. For a classic and timeless appeal, consider Covington™, Encino® and Whitmore® styles. For a sleek appearance, choose from our Yuma®, Newbury®, Anvers® and Tribeca® styles.

For the finish, we have the bronze that features a patina that makes the door handle even more beautiful over time. Brass and satin nickel finishes, meanwhile, have special coatings to protect the hardware from corrosion, minimizing the need for maintenance.

Renewal by Andersen of Southwest Missouri offers the best vinyl replacement windows and patio doors. With our free in-home consultation, we can discuss with you in full detail our products and answer your questions to help you make an informed decision. Call us today at (417) 351-2801, or fill out our contact form.

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