Our top 10 home decor and DIY blog posts of 2017

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Our top 10 home decor and DIY blog posts of 2017

By emily.bailey

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Our top 10 home decor and DIY blog posts of 2017 | Schlage

Curb appeal, door hardware installation tips and style trends were hot topics in 2017. Take a look at our top 10 DIY and design blog posts of the year.

 

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Curb appeal, door hardware installation tips and style trends were hot topics in 2017. Take a look at our top 10 DIY and design blog posts of the year.
Home Decor - Bowery Knob - Century Trim - Schlage

1. How to properly install door knobs and levers

Installing door hardware is a simple project you can easily complete with a few minutes and minimal tools. Here are all the steps you need to follow to properly install a Schlage door knob or door lever in just a few minutes.

2. How to understand lever and door handing

Installed your door lever and it doesn't look quite right? Here’s a quick guide that will show you how to determine the handing of your door to ensure you choose the right door hardware and lock for your home.

3. Get a jump-start on spring cleaning with a bathroom refresh

Refresh your bathroom the easy way and get a jump-start on spring cleaning with these five bathroom projects you can complete quickly and affordably.

4. How to understand BHMA lock security grades

Learn how to tell which lock is best for you by understanding its BHMA grade based on security, durability and finish testing.

5. 9 most popular home styles and door hardware to match

Take a look at popular home styles from farmhouse to mid-century modern, Victorian and even Craftsman and view our recommendations for door hardware.

6. What type of door hardware is best for each room in your home?

This quick guide to door hardware functions will help you navigate the lock aisle and find just the right knob or lever for each room in your home.

7. The best hardware pairing for your front door color

A front door makeover is a quick way to give your curb appeal an affordable upgrade. Check out which finish you should pair with your front door color.

8. How to choose replacement hinges

Installing door hinges is an easy project for any skill level to take on as long as you choose the correct hinges first. Here’s what you need to know.

9. The best door hardware for transitional style homes

From finish to knob and lever style, take a look at the perfect door hardware pairings you should consider for your transitional home.

10. 7 reasons to consider dutch doors for your home

Dating back to the 17th century, dutch doors are certainly not new but homeowners that value casual style are embracing this trend all over again.

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