Choosing the right handle to compliment your kitchen can involve a lot of thought as there are so many different styles and sizes available. Before selecting your handle it is advised that you have chosen your door style and colour first. It is always better to have a handle that compliments the kitchen rather than clash with it.
All handles are not created equal, there will be a variety of materials and shapes available all of which can change in price accordingly.
Some handles have a more modern feel about them, giving your kitchen that up-to-date look while others are better suited to traditional kitchens or even country style kitchens. Some of the metals available include copper, stainless steel, chrome and brass. All these materials have their good points and bad points.
Stainless steel is a very durable metal but can look a little dull in comparison to other metals such as copper, brass or chrome. It doesn’t tarnish like the others do and therefore makes it ideal for kitchens that have lots of steam from cooking creating condensation on them. Some handles made from stainless steel can look a little more glamorous thanks to having elements such as polished chrome on them. It is important that you select handles that will also be easy to clean, if you have the choice check out the material used for the fixing screws and plugs before selecting your handle.