What hinges it is better to place on the interior doors : Surface Mounted Hinges
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Among a wide variety of door hinges we can define several basic types:Surface-mounted hinges. They consist of two plates for fixing to a leaf with a box and of a joint-hinge rod. Such articles have several structural variants. The oldest of them is two leaves of the same type. With the course of time surface-mounted hinges were modernized and one of the sides was made a little bit longer than the other one for easier fixing Modern models are made up of axis and two side plates. They are made so as not to obstruct the operation of doors and to provide a perfect consistence of the door leaf adhesion. Surface-mounted hinges are easy to install, using simple screws.Recessed hinges refer to the butt variants of products which are similar to the previous type, but have a difference – they are deepened in the door end. To do this a few millimeters of material are removed according to the shape of a door plate. Then, plates are put in the obtained recession and are fixed with screws. Recessed hinges are used when mounting front and interior doors. The advantage of the hinges is acceptable cost and easy installation.Angle hinges differ from straight butt ones by their appearance. Plates are no attached to the central rod but angles. Such parts are installed in the door end by mortise way and fixed with screws. Form of angle hinges allows them to provide convenient position and tight door ledge.Blind hinges have a significant difference from the butt models because they are set up in the door leaf and the frame. Due to such installation masking of fixtures, doors aesthetic qualities are provided, the possibility of cutting hinges by intruders is excluded. To place the blind hinges deep niche in the door end and in the frame is cut out. Axis of a hinge is hidden in an iron casing, avoiding the threat of damage. Blind hinges are often used in the front doors.Screw hinges are distinguished by their structure. On the hinge axis we fix a number of pins defining the basic method of installation of such models. The hinges are screwed inside the frame and the leaf, and only hinge remains visible. They are not recommended for using when the doors made of soft wood and low-grade materials are installation. This can lead to disruption of leaf structure and cause of cracks or tilts.Double-sided hinges are most often used when installing office front and interior doors. The reason for this is the design feature of these hinges. Hinges allow you to open a door leaf on both sides; it is extremely convenient when passing a large flow of people. These products are similar to butt hinges, but except two plates they also have the third, equipped with two rotation axes.
Butt hinges, which are often used for interior doors, can be universal, right and left. For the right and left ones we need to know the direction of the door opening, and for universal hinges it is unimportant. Furthermore, universal hinges fit to all the doors; they have a pair or two of bearings, which considerably increase the durability of models. Simple hinges for interior doors are not equipped with more than one bearing.
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