Standard Door Hinge Replace Guide -
Door Hinge Corner Radius
At Doorware.com we carry a large selection of
Door Hinges available in all kinds of configurations, materials, and many different finishes.
Choosing a hinge type can be a daunting task when you just want to get some new hinges to upgrade with something more decorative
or to match your new door handle's finish color.
Below, we will outline some quick basics when selecting a hinge, focusing on standard non-spring hinges.
With just a few basics, you can easily choose a replacement hinge that fits your
door and application.
The basic, standard residential door hinge is what as known as a plain bearing hinge. It is
simply 2 halves of metal with a pin that joins the halves. It is categorized by the
type of metal it is made from (steel, stainless steel, or brass), the size of the hinge,
and the style of corner the hinge has.
There are 3 styles of hinge corners: Square, 1/4 Inch Radius (round corners), and 5/8 Inch Radius (round corners)
To determine if you have a 1/4" or 5/8" radius hinge, measure from the beginning
of the curve to where the corner of the hinge would be if it were a square corner.
Door Hinge Sizes -
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