Door knobs have been used for a quite a very long time as compared to levers and they are still being used currently. Even though levers have now taken over, some people still consider using door knobs for specific purposes. The following are the reasons why they are still in use.
Why are door knobs still being used?
Door knobs swing in both directions, and they tend to be proportional making it easy to operate in spite of the settings of the door. Initially, door knobs were made of high quality lasting materials such that currently second hand door knobs are still available for use. Secondly, door knobs are safe to use since they do not catch clothing while passing by therefore can not cause personal accidents.
Where to use door knobs
Door knobs are can best be used in places where children access in limited since they are difficult for them to open. This is a safety aspect. They can also be used in areas where pets are not allowed since its still difficult for a pet to operate a door knob. Door knobs still look beautiful on old time properties.