Restoration House Blog

Choosing Kitchen Knobs »

Choosing knobs and handles for kitchen can be very tricky and often the ones you love just do not suit the kitchen.  A recent customer mixed and matched her knobs to create a stunning result.    

Kitchen Dresser Fittings – A modern twist »

Box Locks – How they work »

Box Locks are very similar to Rimlocks and work the same way.  They are face fitted to the door and keeper on the door jam.  Our box locks are sold with 2 decorative keys, screws to match, keeper and 2… Read more »

Hooks »

Hooks can be a great way to create storage and keep things tidy.  The TB4035 in the Antique finish is used here with a height of 195mm and Projection of 130mm.  Ideal for both hat and bag and easy for… Read more »

Rim Locks »

Rim locks were a very common and frequently used locking mechanism in Queensland homes in the 1920’s.  When it comes to replacing or rejuvenating the the fittings it is important to get it right.  Here are the 3 components to… Read more »

Splashbacks »

A great idea for a lovely splashback is to use pressed tin.  It comes in a range of designs, see www.pressedtinpanels.com for fully range.  It is recommended that the panels are powdercoated as they are porous and will absorb moisture,… Read more »

What colour cabinet handle will go with a pine dresser »

I am often asked which colour cabinet handle to choose with the various types of timber used in antique furniture. Here is some ideas Mahogany or reddish timber – Antique Copper or Polished Brass Light Pine or Oak – Antique… Read more »

How to install a Internal Door Latch »

Internal Door Latches can sometimes be hard to install however I have found an easy step by step video with very simple instructions. Hope this is helpful.  

Give a Bell for Christmas »

Sash Pulley with Ball Bearings »

Available in all finishes 25 x 125mm