There is a huge catalogue of door and window furniture available to professional decorators who will make a difference to a room’s overall feel and style. Yet this aspect of the decorative process is often overlooked. Using the right finishing touches to a door or window can make all the difference to a kitchen, bathroom, or living room; a well-chosen fitting, can upgrade the quality look of an existing door and window turning an ordinary room into something special.
Furniture for windows and doors, can range from the more noticed, such as door knockers and handles, to escutcheon plates around lock holes, hooks, door stops, window latches, spy holes, letter box plates, bolts, handles and knobs there is a large range in choice, from the simple, to lavish architectural pieces. If a hallway is being professionally decorated the front door furniture should be included as it can enhance and add to the overall decorative scheme, and should not just be viewed as part of the security.
Quick decisions on matching window and door furniture with newly decorated rooms could look cheap and stick out for all the wrong reasons. A well thought out plan can change the situation to a more complemented scheme and can actually add to the character of the decoration. Well-chosen window and furniture can greatly enhance a room, and there are so many choices of materials, from brass, nickel, chrome and black iron. Classical timber sash windows can greatly benefit from the right furniture once they have been decorated.
When planning a decorative scheme in the home it is important to think through every possibility including the vast choice on offer from window and door furniture. Matching the right fittings with everything else in the room can be difficult and the choice of whether or not window and door furniture should blend or become a feature need to be decided.
The room’s use should be considered which will affect the door and window furniture choice. Bathrooms and kitchen will require more of a practical approach to the type of fixings whereas bedrooms and living rooms can be more decorative. The security of a home should be prioritised when choosing window and door furniture. The same level of security should be maintained in respect of the quality of replacement furniture, as this could a have an adverse effect of future insurance claims.
Replacing locks and latches to doors and windows that are not as robust and secure as the previous sets and may have an effect on the insurance policy. If the situation arises when a claim is made then you could have problems. When replacing furniture that are integral to the homes security, either replace with the same standard or upgrade to a higher level. Replacing the front door furniture can be achieved with aesthetics and security in mind.
The types of windows that are currently installed in the home will determine what window furniture should be used, for example, Awning windows, sash windows, Bay windows, casement windows and Tilt and turn windows. Windows at high level or have dangerous drops on the outside should be looked at to see if children can open them, and what the width of that opening is.
There is a vast range of window and door furniture buying options, with hundreds of styles to choose, from classic to contemporary, which complement and enhance any room in the home.
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