All posts tagged "hardware"
Show Notes: On The House Celebrates Our 30th Year at NHS!
You’d never guess it, but the Carey Brothers have been to the National Hardware Show (NHS for short) 30 times! Thirty! An amazing record with no less amazing finds. And 2019 isn’t any different! Why should it...
- Posted May 11, 2019
Show Notes: Shine Bright Like a Diamond
Your house doesn’t have to have expensive items to “shine bright!” With some hard work, elbow grease, and ingenuity you can make your home shine brighter because a diamond in the rough is still a diamond! Shine...
- Posted March 16, 2019
Installing A Pocket Door
We recently attended a social function at the new home of an acquaintance. The home was lovely – spacious, lots of natural light, high ceilings with many nice appointments. During our visit, we had the occasion to...
- Posted August 23, 2016
Tune-Up Your Garage Door
In case you haven’t noticed, a garage door (or pair of doors) can account for up to 40 percent of the street side appearance of a home. This is especially true of modern “garage forward” design and...
- Posted March 10, 2016
How To Replace A Lockset!
Though often dubbed a “doorknob,” the device that we use to open and close a door is truly a “lockset.” This may be a tad confusing since not all locksets are equipped with a lock. A “doorknob”...
- Posted October 3, 2015
Hardware: Mending Plates
A mending plate is a metal connector that is used to repair or strengthen joints in wooden furniture, picture frames, shelving and for many other household connections. Mending plates are available in straight, T-shaped, flat L-shaped and...
- Posted September 19, 2015
How To Select The Proper Door Knob
The announcer introduced the program as “On The House” and then us as “The Carey Brothers”, and in the moments to follow our brand spanking new Saturday morning home improvement radio talk show would be on its...
- Posted August 17, 2015
Replacing Doorknobs In Your Home!
A doorknob. Probably one of the simplest mechanical components in the home, but one of the most useful. Aside from the value that a doorknob offers as regards to privacy and security, it can have a significant...
- Posted July 9, 2015
Hardware Goes Green: Environmentally Friendly Products
Every year we have the pleasure of attending the National Hardware Show. This year’s industry-only event consisted of 3,500 exhibitors who showcased the latest and greatest in hand tools, power tools, lawn and garden equipment – just...
- Posted June 7, 2015
‘Tis the Season! Updated Kitchen Hardware for the Holidays
8 Elegant Finishes for Your Kitchen Hardware Time for a Change The holiday season is a time of family, friends, and celebrations; for some this can also mean a harsh wake-up call that their home isn’t exactly...
- Posted December 12, 2014