Tag Archives: Hinges

Why Your Door Hinges Are Accumulating Black Dust

Have you noticed black dust accumulating on a door hinge in your home or workplace? Hinges play an important role in the function of most doors. Consisting of two leafs and a pin, they connect doors to an adjacent frame … Read More

The Beginner’s Guide to Cold-Rolled Steel Hinges

Not all steel hinges are made equal. While they are all made of steel consisting of iron and carbon, some of them are made of different types of steel. There are cold-rolled steel hinges, for instance, that offer a superior … Read More

Why Door Hinges Are Mortised

When inspecting the hinges on a typical door, you may notice that they are mortised. Door hinges are available in different sizes, materials, shapes and styles. Most door hinges, however, are installed so that they are recessed within the door … Read More

Butt vs Spring Hinges: What’s the Difference?

Do you know the difference between a butt hinge and a spring hinge? They are two of the most common types of door hinges. Most doors are connected to the adjacent frame with a set of butt or spring hinges. … Read More

5 Common Myths About Piano Hinges

You shouldn’t believe everything you read or hear about piano hinges. Like all hinges, piano hinges are mechanical bearings. They are used to connect two objects while simultaneously allowing a limited angle of rotation between the objects. Piano hinges, however, … Read More

The Benefits of Brass Hinges

You can’t ignore the material when choosing hinges. Hinges are available in many different materials. Some of them are made of aluminum, whereas others are made of steel. You can even find hinges made of brass. What are the benefits … Read More

What Are Adjusting Inserts for Plastic Hinges?

If you’re tired of installing door hinges, only to discover that they are misaligned, adjustable inserts may be the answer. They come with certain types of plastic hinges, such as CFR Adjustable Hinges sold here at Monroe. They still feature … Read More