antique silver and antique pewter finishes

MNexlurkerFebruary 7, 2013

Okay, the other day I asked for help in deciding on kitchen hardware. Nickel hardware or black. a couple of GW suggested antique silver and antique pewter as other possibilities.

My new question thanks to the DH asking me and I don't have the answer - hoping my fellow GW will.

Question: Will the finish wear like ORB fixtures over time or will they last forever? Does anyone know or have experience with these finishes?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ginny20

bumping this for you. I would think the answer would depend on the quality of the finish at the beginning. Check out Berenson Hardware. I got my ORB from them, no sign of change yet. They pride themselves on their finishes. You could probably contact them with this question, as well.

Here is a link that might be useful: Berenson Hardware

    Bookmark   February 8, 2013 at 1:02PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
MNexlurker

Ginny20, Thank you very much for the bump and information.
Lynn

    Bookmark   February 8, 2013 at 10:46PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
chinchette

I've had antique pewter for 6 years. No problem. Agreed, it depends on the quality that you begin with.

    Bookmark   February 9, 2013 at 4:23PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
MNexlurker

Thanks

As of this morning 2-9- We are back to brushed nickel hardware. DH saw a home improvement show this AM and they were highly recommending the Brushed nickel pulls.

DH has seldom expressed an opinion with the remodeling - NOT his thing- I am perfectly a ok with the brushed nickel.

I dont recall who on the GW showed pictures of her kitchen with the pulls installed horizontally on uppers as well. Loved how it was eye pleasing. So am going to "copy" the idea in my very narrow galley /l shaped kitchen.

    Bookmark   February 9, 2013 at 5:31PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Kek10

I asked s similar question recently, specifically about Tob Knobs in antique pewter finish. One reply was all good after 1year, one reply was the handle on the refrigerator was showing wear after 7 years.

    Bookmark   February 10, 2013 at 8:35AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
MNexlurker

Kek10,
Thanks for the wearability information. I appreciate it.

    Bookmark   February 10, 2013 at 10:42AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Kitchen reveals and DAT threads with missing photos and text
I’ve been looking at Gardenweb threads that have...
mudhouse
Help with kitchen mat-awkward area. Custom?
What we would ideally like is a mat with a 45 degree...
akl_vdb
Laminate seams around sink... Is this acceptable?
Hello everyone! I love reading these forums but have...
summ_md
Outlet covers?
As my electrician was putting in my outlets I couldn't...
KarMar00
Can you please take a look at my layout?
I'm currently getting quotes for cabinets and want...
Carolyn
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™