Vancouver B.C. bans doorknobs

Vancouver B.C. bans doorknobs

Globalpost: Vancouver has banned the humble doorknob, in a move that may set a trend around the world.

The Canadian city said that all new construction of both door handles and faucets be built with levers rather than knobs beginning in March.

Vancouver’s building code was amended in September and part of the amendment was to enact the doorknob ban, which also applies to private homes.

 

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