What features do you consider when looking for a door hinge?
In this article, we are going to introduce different types of door hinges and help you to buy the suitable hinge for your door. Every door in the house needs a suitable hinge for proper operation.
This small but necessary part is available in different styles, sizes, raw materials and finishings.
Usage of hinge
Door hinges have the main role in opening and closing the door, in addition, hinges are responsible to keep your home safe.
If you buy weak door hinges, they may break because of pressure and weight of the door, or may not work properly, and even may allow thieves to open it.
There are different types of hinges that are selected according to the shape of the door, its weight and place of use. Hinges can also make your door look more beautiful by coordinating with other fittings such as cylinders and handles. HTN Prime hinges are available in three materials: brass, stainless steel and iron, the material which is determined according to the installation location.
Stainless steel and brass hinges are both highly resistant to moisture and climate change and are suitable to use in humid places (bathrooms, toilets, etc.). Steel hinges are cheaper than brass hinges.
But brass hinges bear more weight than steel. If you live in a dry climate, you can also use iron hinges, which are cheaper than other hinges, but the guarantee time of brass and SS hinges are more than Iron.
HTNPrime use at least three ball bearing hinges in all of the hinges. Ball bearings extend the life of hinge and cause hinge to move without friction and prevent it from erosion.
Different kind of hinges
Our hinges are classified in three groups: Flat, Flush, Bended hinges. If your door edge is bended, you should use unequal cylinder and bended hinge but if your door edge is flat, you can use flat or flush kind of hinges. Please note that flat hinges bear more weight than flush one.
Size of hinges
In terms of size, it is better to consult your installer, but in most cases, 3.5-inch hinges are used for interior doors and 4-inch hinges are used for entrance doors.
Larger hinges (6 and 8 inches) are used for big and heavy doors such as lobby doors, mosques, etc.
When the type of door hinge is selected, it’s time to choose the design and color. Door hinges are available in different finishings and designs: classic, modern, etc.
You should consider the design of the door in case of choosing a hinge. For example, you can use black door handle and hinge on a white door to make a modern look and design.
HTN Prime produces handles, cylinders and hinges in different color ranges, so it gives you different choices to match classic and modern decors.