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Knobs & Levers

posted Oct 15, 2009, 12:36 PM by Quoc-Anh Vuong   [ updated Oct 15, 2009, 1:20 PM ]
The builder has polished chrome for door knobs and they are just ... too shiny for our taste, so we set out to have them changed; and the cost is around $900 for changing to a different finish! Yeah right, we said.
Here are few places that we can get the door knobs online:
Sure, there is always eBay and Craig's List
Here is the list of what we need
  • Dummy, typical for closets. Qty. 10. Est. $15 each, $150 total.
    • Two closets (4 doors) in bedroom #4, need 4
    • One closet (one door) in bedroom #3, need 1
    • One closet (2 doors) in bedroom #2, need 2
    • Library french doors, need 2
    • Closet near powder room, need 1
  • Passage (no latch), typical for kid bedrooms and library, pantry. Qty. 8. Est. $20 each, $160 total.
    • Bedroom #4, need 1
    • Bedroom #3, need 1
    • Bedroom #2, need 1
    • Toilet in master bath, need 1
    • Pantry need 1
    • Utility room, need 1
    • Walk-in left closet in Master suite, need 1
    • Walk-in right closet in Master suite, need 1
  • Private (latch inside), for bathrooms and master suite/bedrooms. Qty. 6. Est. $25 each, $150 total
    • Shared bathroom, two doors, need 2
    • Bathroom in bedroom #2, need 1
    • Master bath, need 1 (?) 
    • Master suite, double door, need 1 (?)
    • Powder room, need 1
  • Keyed and bolt, for exterior doors. Qty. 4. Est. $30 each, $120 total
    • Front door, need 1
    • Garage, need 1
    • Deck, need 1
    • Basement, need 1
Expect to pay at minimum, around $580.
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