Wilshire Single Cylinder Keyed Entry Classic Brass Handleset
Very Happy with my Purchase!
I had never purchased from Handlesets until I purchased this handle for my new front door. A co-worker of mine recommended this item and I decided to take a chance because I liked the look of this item. I am very happy with the item as well as the way Handlesets handled my order. They were very easy to work with and my handle came in exactly as ordered and is beautiful! It is a heavy handle set, and very rich looking. It is extremely sturdy and the locking mechanism is smooth. You will not be disappointed if you purchase this. It may be a bit more expensive than those for sale at Lowe's but worth every penny, in my opinion!
October 8, 2013
You get what you pay for
This was the first handleset I had ever purchased that did not come from the big box stores and it's absolutely amazing. First it started from the weight of the package and then just the solid feel it had when I held it. This is no piece of junk and looks great.
June 20, 2011
Nice quality handleset, great price
The Emtek Wilshire handleset is very nice quality. The finish is flawless, and the build is very solid. The mechanism, including deadbolt and lever assembly is nice and tight---no slop. I compared the Emtek with the typical Schlage, Kwikset, and even Baldwin at Home Depot and there is no comparison. The others felt cheap, especially the mechanisms. I feel like for the money I paid I got great value with the Emtek. I will definitely consider this line again if I need another set in the future.
November 5, 2008
Glad we purchased a quality product
This Emtek handleset is well made with strong machined parts. I was impressed by the multiple bolt assemblies that came with it so that a number of adaptations could be made in the field depending on the door to be used.
I was also impressed with the helpfulness of the customer service department. Our door is a bit different. I salvaged it 25 years ago when it was probably 30 years old at the time. I put it away with the intention of using it some day. Finally the day had come but after ordering a standard two hole lock and handle set I found it wouldn't fit the door. I was able to return it without hassle.
One more thing. You don't run down to the local big box store to get a spare key made. They have to be made by a locksmith. I like that.
The picture shows our unique door just prior to handle installation. Installation went well, pretty easy.
February 9, 2014
We recently purchased this handle set for our new entry door. It's a top of the line product, super initial quality, easy to install, for what I could observe, because our contractor did that part. I don't regret the price at all, because you buy quality and confidence in this product. One thing is for certain though, you would want to buy the emtek 443 Interconnect Device, as it easily open the entire door at once. The ordering process was very well explained and not leaving me in the dark.
May 8, 2012
The instructions were almost nonexistant. What instructions were given were unclear.
The screws provided did not fit their receiving ports. It took us almost 4 hours to install which included re threading part of the receiving ports
Way too many parts provided with no guide on which ones to use.
July 19, 2011
I love the design
I love my new front door handleset and the Arts and Crafts
design. The new door and hardware changed the whole
look of the house.....it looks and feels great! The
hardware is beautiful and you can tell it's quality by the
way it operates as you use it. I searched local distributors
and online for a great design and a good price. This was
definitely the best find in both categories.
April 26, 2011
I didn't find anything I liked in the box stores for a new door I purchased so I searched Handlesets.com and found several pieces which were very nice. I ordered the hardware along with matching hinges. The products arrived within two weeks and they look and work perfectly. This is the only way to order hardware!
June 20, 2011
Nice door handle set
This door knob set is made with quality parts and the finish looks great. The only concern was that originally it was shipped out with a crooked lever, but Handset.com took care of that quick an sent out a new set next day.
I'd recommend this product and this company and I plan on ordering from them again.
March 13, 2012
Very Stylish & Durable (so far!)
I ordered the Emtek Wilshire for my new Arts and Crafts door, in addition to the 8468 Single Cylinder Decorative Brass Deadbolt, both in oil-rubbed bronze. They look incredible, feel very tough and durable, and so far have worked wonderfully. I would purchase them again in a heartbeat.
October 26, 2009