Northern Granite and Cabinetry

Kitchen Planning Guide, Guideline 35, Control Handles

Guideline 35



Controls, handles and door/drawer pulls should be operable with one hand, require only a minimal amount of strength for operation, and should not require tight grasping, pinching or twisting of the wrist. (Includes handles/knobs/pulls on entry and exit doors, appliances, cabinets, drawers and plumbing fixtures, as well as light and thermostat controls/switches, intercoms, and other room controls.)

Guidelines used by permission from the National Kitchen & Bath Association

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