For the latest information from Handles Plus on the Gold Coast on door handle design, expert advice and more, have a read of our blogs! This space is regularly updated with design tips and trends, product information and new product releases, as well as interesting insights, that will help take your project to the next level.

Helpful Tips to Maintain your Door Furniture

October 15, 2018

Door furniture is a term used to describe any items attached to a door to enhance its functionality or aesthetics. This includes door handles, lock cases and any other relevant fixtures. Correct maintenance techniques depend very much on the base materials and finishes of your door furniture. Check the tension of fastenings If you have… Read more »

The Unexpected Benefits of a Door Stop

October 5, 2018

Even if you are extremely careful opening your doors, without door stops you risk doing severe damage to your doors. All it takes is a strong gust of wind or a little too much exertion and your door handle can put a huge dent in your wall or door. While a door stop’s primary function… Read more »

How to Protect Your Home When You’re on Vacation

September 15, 2018

While planning a holiday is fun and exciting time, it does come with a lot of planning: organising flights, itineraries, pet-sitting and accommodation. While these things are all important, you need to ensure that your home is left safe and secure. To help you out, here are some simple tips to protect your home when… Read more »

5 Helpful Tips for Organising Your Kitchen Cabinets

September 5, 2018

Kitchen cabinets are one of the most used and chaotic cabinets in your home. It doesn’t take long for your cabinets to become chock a block with cutlery, crockery, utensils, bottles, jars and various kitchen gadgets. To help you better organise your kitchen cabinets, check out these five helpful tips. Invest in space saving containers… Read more »

Handy Tips to Find the Right Door Hinge

August 15, 2018

Contrary to popular belief, there are many kinds of door hinges. To help you understand the different types of door hinges and their uses, here is a list of the most common hinges and their possible applications: Ball Bearing Hinge This heavy-duty hinge is great for use on heavy doors. These hinges are permanently lubricated… Read more »

Simple Ways to Modernise Your Home

August 5, 2018

If you are redecorating or renovating, then there are lots of small, simple things you can do to give your home a makeover without spending a fortune. To help you out the team at Handles Plus have put together these simple tips. Fresh coat of paint Yes, it may seem like a cliché, a fresh… Read more »

Door lock maintenance tips

December 15, 2017

We use door locks every day, more than once or twice. But do we maintain it as much as we use it? Locks are mechanical hardware that needs maintenance just as much any other machine does. The average lock lasts about approximately seven years, but lack of proper maintenance might reduce this time. Here’s how… Read more »

Levers vs. doorknobs which should you choose

December 5, 2017

When you are making important decisions while renovating or building your home, you already have a lot on your plate without worrying about small door hardware! You need solid facts to make some quick but informed decisions, so here are a few factors about levers and doorknobs you should know before buying them: Door Knobs… Read more »

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Different types of handles and locks

November 15, 2017

When it comes to building your dream house, every little detail need to be perfect. Before buying the hardware for your doors, you can use some information on different types of door handles, locks etc. There are many types of doors in a home, and they need different types of hardware depending on their variety…. Read more »