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cast iron lion head door knocker

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Knockers were common and practical in Dickens era but theyve since become replaced by the electric doorbell as the standard alert. Some people use them as decorative ornaments but unlike the knockers from the mid-1800s they serve no practical purpose. Doorways and entrances help define the architectural style of the rest of the structure and any elegance bestowed upon them sets a house apart from its neighbors. While the porch is a gathering place a quality door knocker is the focal point of the entryway. Door knockers dont have a written history but as long as there have been doors there have been alerts that signal a visitor.

The classic design comprises of a simple ring sometimes with a rope design and a plate fixed on the door directly for damage prevention. Mythological Door Knockers People with large doors should install large knockers as a small piece on a large door will look out of place. Mythological figures like Roman gods and goddesses are also added beauty on a large door as they are made larger than the normal door knockers. They are bold and give a balance between the size of the knocker and the door. Installation FAQ The best knocker to install is one mounted from the rear and made solid materials like brass or iron.

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colby smith door knockers

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bronze lion head door knocker

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black fox door knocker

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polished chrome ring door knocker

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cast iron lion head door knocker
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Urn door knockers can be found that are mounted to the door by one of two methods. One method uses screws that pass through the knocker and screw into the door. The other method uses bolts or other hardware that goes entirely through the door. Either method works well on wooden doors but the through the door method works best on other doors. It seems that I have answered my own question. The urn door knocker is popular for many good reasons the least of which is that they really look great on the entrance way to a home. The selection of a door knocker may be a bit more difficult than you imagine.

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