Door and Cabinet Hardware Information

Information to help you

If you are looking for door or cabinet hardware or other hardware accessories, then you should read through this guide to learn more about hardware, functions, finishes and other important information. It is easier and more cost efficient to order the correct items the first time rather than have to return and re-order to get the items you need.

The following topics are discussed in this informational guide:


  1. Standard Measurements for door knobs
  2. What Door Hardware you need and Where
  3. Deadbolts - Single Cylinder Vs. Double Cylinder
  4. Entry Handlesets
  5. How to Determine Door Handing
  6. Door Hardware to Use on a French Doors
  7. Door Hardware Finishes
  8. Care and Maintenance for Hardware
  9. Door Hardware Checklist