More homeowners are resorting to glass knobs for their kitchen cabinets, because it is a small way to create a drastic change in the Decor. You can give a fresh new look to your kitchen, without a complete remodel, by changing the old knobs of the cabinets and replacing them with glass knobs. Manufacturers have recognized the increasing popularity of glass knobs among to the consumers. Therefore, they have widened their selections for the same. Today, you can get a wide variety of glass knobs, from the simple, attractive, inexpensive to the costly ones. Read on to know more about glass knobs for kitchen Decor.
Most of the glass knobs for kitchen cabinets are made of borosilicate
glass. Borosilicate glass score on their durability, and that is why,
they are widely used in making baking dishes and research laboratory
items. Moreover, they are scratch resistant, which makes them one of the
best options for the kitchen cabinet knobs. You can find them in a wide
variety of colors and shapes, in almost all hardware retail stores. As
far as the shape of the glass knobs is concerned, you should opt for a
one that matches the cabinets of your kitchen.
Typically, glass cabinet knobs are available with a center pin, a 1 ½
inch screw, a rubber 'O' ring and a rubber washer. The installation
process of the glass knobs is very easy, because they require almost no
tools. Moreover, they can be installed by a non-professional, quite
effortlessly. However, to get the work done in the best way and to
assure that the glass knobs are secured on to the cabinets tightly, it
is better to get the work done by a cabinet manufacturer. That way, you
will ensure that the glass knobs have added elegance and character to
One of the main things to consider, while purchasing glass knobs for
your kitchen cabinets, is to check the return and exchange policy of the
hardware store. Generally, most of the hardware stores readily accept
unused glass knobs, provided they are returned within the designated
time, say, the warranty period (if any). If you are going to deliver the
unused, but damaged glass knob by hand, you will probably have to spend
nothing. On the other hand, if you are going to ship the glass knob in
return of money or replacement for the same, you may have to pay the
shipping costs, because they are not refundable. Some hardware stores
may deduct the restocking fees, before refunding you the money.
Antique glass knobs for kitchen cabinets are in vogue since quite a long
time. You can get such a glass knob with chrome plated machine screw
that slides through it. The glass knob is secured by a chrome plated
nut. The hardware looks attractive for a traditional kitchen Decor.
That way, you will be able to bring back the charm of the old fashion
kitchen. Glass knobs used in the older times were made of amber or clear
glass. Today, apart from the crystal clear glass knobs, you can find
them in a wide variety of vibrant colors.