How To Choose new Hinges for Your Cabinet?
Choose the right hinges for your Old Cabinet.
In this situation, just compare with your old hinges:
If you could see the hinges when the cabinet door closed?
If not, your hinges are concealed hinges.
If could, your hinges are self close hinges.
For concealed hinges:
A, Confirm Opening Angle. ( 90°-110°-165°)
B, Confirm if your would like soft close. ( soft close means you give the door a small push, the door will close slowly.)
C, Confirm if your cabinet is with frame.
If you cabinet is face frame.
You hinges type should be A or B or C
After confirm style, let’s confirm overlay:
If A or B style, There will be 3 kinds of overlay, full overlay, half overlay and inset(or insert).
Please refer to the picture below, to confirm your hinges overlay.
If C style.Please refer to the picture below, to confirm your hinges overlay.
The overlay is the length of the door cover the frame.
Another 2 points is hinges cup size and screws.
please also measure your cabinet hole size: diameter X depth. Normally it is 35mm*11.5mm, so the cup size is 35mm*11.5mm.
Please notice that the hinges you buy are with screws!
Above, you have got all to confirm the hinges you want:
Opening angle + soft close or not + face frame or frameless + overlay
Enter these search words, you will get the right hinges!
Like this :
165 degree face frame hinges full overlay soft close
face frame hinges half overlay.
If you cabinet is without Frame.
There are two style:
The difference between two styles:
A(Surface mount hinges) needn't drill.(Non-Moutise)
B (European style)
Then please also confirm the overlay.
So you will get all of your hinges :
Non-Moutise hinges or full overlay European cabinet hinges.