falentino. glass cabinet. February 25th , 2018.
The original glass knobs usually had six, eight or even 12 facets, much like a diamond. Modern manufacturing techniques allow designers to go off the grid when it comes to the design, so you′ll see a lot more variation these days. That′s a good thing, as even contemporary cabinets in the bathroom or kitchen can benefit from glass cabinet knobs. Of course, glass knobs look terrific in a traditional kitchen or one with Victorian, Craftsman or country inspired design elements as they can recall a simpler time. Care needs to be taken to keep these knobs clean. Without regular cleaning, fingerprints, grime and dirt can build up and they will start to loose their radiant, reflective beauty. Cleaning them is simple, however. An ordinary glass cleaner that you use on your windows and a soft cloth should work just fine. Avoid any cleansers with abrasives as they will scratch the surface of the glass.
Choosing Cabinet Pulls There aren′t any hard and fast rules actually when it comes to getting cabinet pulls as you are generally free to pick out whatever you feel like using. There are quite a number of pulls out there anyway so you virtually cannot run out of options to consider. When it comes to glass pulls though, go for those that are made with the hardest glass you can find to ensure that your cabinet hardware will last you a long time. Pulls, after all, get the full brunt of the force it takes to open a cabinet door so you will want something that will last for as long as you have a cabinet door to open. Other than that, feel free to choose a glass cabinet pull in the color or design that works best with your cabinet. Because pulls can be used to mildly accessorize a room, do consider getting a pull that works very well with the rest of your interiors.
When purchasing glass knobs for your home, be sure to purchase a few extras. Glass can crack and chip and though rare, you can′t really repair the glass. While experts do recommend repairing antique glass using epoxies, you will get a far better result if you simply replace a broken, chipped or cracked knob with a new one. Having a few extras makes this easy and will keep your cabinets looking beautiful for years to come.
Increasingly consumers are choosing kitchen cabinet hardware that reflects their personalities and are also decorative and functional. Eschewing the more simple cookie cutter designs, like plain brass knobs, for something more unique. They are looking for and choosing the "wow factor" to make their kitchens and homes deliver a striking statement and finding it with glass cabinet knobs. Simply put, glass knobs are elegant.
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