Tuesday, January 19, 2010
If you’ve been searching for the right hinge, you’ve probably come to realize that there are a ton of things that you need to know before you choose just any. Firstly the most important consideration to purchasing the proper hinge size is to know the door height, weight, width, thickness and the trim dimensions.
Now that you have the right size door hinge you’ll need to buy the best hinge as well. There are hundreds of different manufacturers to choose from, but not all of them are going to be worth the money that you spend on them. Bommer hinges are among some of the best.
Bommer Industries offers a line of quality products that are 100% American made. You’ll also have a variety of hinges to choose from – architectural, geared, single acting spring, and double acting spring hinges. Not to mention the types as well – full mortise, half mortise, half surface, full surface and swing clear hinges. As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also need to determine whether you need regular action or reverse action. A hinge that has a reverse action spring will have the ability to open either way – in or out.
You can easily locate bommer hinges online with minimal searching online. The important thing to do before you begin searching is to understand what you need before you begin looking. There are so many options that it may very well make your head spin. Having a complete understanding of what you need boils down to understanding your needs and what each type of hinge is.
Here’s a good starting place to begin learning more about hinges,
A continuous hinge will extend the full height of the door. These are most commonly used on aluminum storefronts and hollow metal applications. It’s perfect for doors that will be used frequently. It’s strong and secure.