What are the different types of cabinet door hinges?
WRAP AROUND HINGES. Full Wrap-Around: Frame wing wraps three sides of the frame and screws to the inside edge.
What are butterfly hinges?
A butterfly hinge is a variation of the strap hinge, featuring leaf plates that are decoratively shaped in a manner that resembles the wings of a butterfly. They are always surface-mounted. Often, they are made of brass or another decorative metal and are most often used on ornamental boxes or cabinets.
What are overlay cabinet hinges?
Overlay cabinet hinges mean that they allow the cabinet door to “lay over” the frame of the cabinet. If your current doors are larger than the frames — eg. they don’t settle into the frame when closed — then you likely have overlay hinges already (hidden or semi concealed).
How do I identify cabinet hinges?
You should check the diameter of the hole in the door that your current hinge sits in – these are usually 26mm, 35mm or 40mm for larger hinges. It’s important to measure the hole in the door and not the hinge itself as the hinge may be slightly smaller.
How do I know what cabinet hinges to buy?
The construction of your cabinet – most notably, the overlay of the face frame and the cabinet door – determines which cabinet hinge you need. Similarly, where your drawer slides need to be mounted dictates what type of drawer slide you need.
What is Blum hinge?
The hinge we use at Cabinets Quick is the Blum, a soft closing hinge that has a little switch to turn on and off the soft close function. This is called an inserta hinge and is useful when putting in on a door.
What is a pintle hinge?
In electrical cubicle manufacture, a pintle hinge is a hinge with fixed and moving parts. The hinge has a pin “pintle” and can be both external and internal. One part on the body of the cubicle, one part on the door and the third part is the pintle.
What is a variable overlay hinge?
Variable overlay hinges work on doors that completely overlay the frame and don’t have a cutout on the back. Partial wraparound hinges have a large surface area that improves stability on flush, inset or overlay doors.
What is a double overlay hinge?
Overlay double demountable hinges mount with two inserts; one in a slot on the edge of the face frame and the other in a slot on the edge of the door. An overlay door is a door that is larger than the cabinet opening that it covers. When the door is closed it sits on top of the opening.
How do you match old cabinet hinges?
Trying to paint old hinges doesn’t work very well, so it’s better to replace them with new hinges. Take an existing hinge with you when buying new hinges and make sure: The screw pattern on the new hinges matches the old ones. The offset on the new hinges is the same as the existing ones.
Which brands of cabinet hinges are best?
We also carry decorative hinges from trusted, reputable brands and manufacturers like Acorn, Belwith Keeler, Blum, Classic Hardware, and idh by St. Simons. We know that a little touch can make a big difference, and new cabinet hinges may be just what you need to refresh a piece in your home.
What are the different types of door hinges?
Choose from various finishes such as striking, polished solid brass or matte black steel and forged iron. We also carry decorative hinges from trusted, reputable brands and manufacturers like Acorn, Belwith Keeler, Blum, Classic Hardware, and idh by St. Simons.
What kind of hinges does Van Dyke’s sell?
Select mortise and non-mortise styles, as well as lift-off, offset hinges and surface-mount models, just to name a few. Van Dyke’s also offers hard-to-find antique cabinet hinges and hardware components to restore anything from Hoosier cabinets to traditional tables and more.