What are architectural ironmongery finishes and what do they mean? The finish of an architectural ironmongery product simply refers to it outer colour. Only that ironmongery product usually don’t get a paint job, they are mostly plated with other metals which creates a smooth and shiny surface, giving the product its finish. The materials and […]

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10 year Mechanism guarantee by Carlisle Brass under BS EN ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 against manufacturing defects for door handles and knobs (excluding contract range ironmongery and external fittings). This does not affect your statutory rights. 10 Year Mechanism Guarantee on all door handles and knobs from Carlisle Brass If you purchase a Carlisle […]

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Stainless Brass or PVD (Physical Vapour Deposit) refers to a specialist process developed by Carlisle Brass, a leading European manufacturer accredited with ISO 9001 and ISO14001, which offers 25 years guarantee against corrosion, tarnishing and abrasion. How is it possible? The process involves robotic polishing, high quality chrome plating and a gas and zirconium mixture […]

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There are many different hinge types, shapes and sizes to select from to suit a variety of different applications, based in your preferences. Each may differ in appearance, size and use. If you are planning a project where you will have to install hinges, it is important that you know the differences between standard butt […]

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Butt hinges have two wings that are held together with the help of a pin called the pivot pin. These are the hinges that have the classic barrels shape along the middle with the rectangular leaves each side. Butt hinges are available in fixed or loose pin styles (the pin being the part that passes […]

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As soon as you begin your search for buying a door for your main entrance you will encounter a dilemma. By assessing the multitude of varieties that we have available nowadays, it is so tricky to pick door handles easily. As you would agree that doors are available in several designs, shapes, shades and textures. […]

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Door hinges play an important part in our everyday life. They provide support to your exterior doors, by providing the first line of safety for the people inside and offer protection from the elements. On the interior doors they offer privacy to family members. Installing door hinges, whether new or replacement ones, is an easy […]

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When decorating your property a door knob might not be the very first thing you take into account but even so the right door knobs styling and position in the home e.g. around the lounge door can be one of the vital smaller but important details that completes an overall look or theme. There are […]

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Whether a house is as big as a multi-storey mansion, or as small as a studio apartment, what is important is how well maintained it is. Often we see old Victorian era properties in a state of total disorder and it represents the homeowner rather badly. Here, size actually does not matter, what makes a […]

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Door furniture seem like the last thing about the interior design and style of a home on your mind, but they don’t just keep your home secure, they also add beauty and style to the overall architecture. Let’s say you are expecting some new guests. In order to impress them, what would you first think […]

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