How do you adjust spring loaded hinges?


You can easily adjust spring loaded hinges by removing the tension pin. It will need to be adjusted to either loosen or tighten the spring. Then, reinsert the pin and test the hinge by opening and closing the door.
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How to Adjust a Spring-Loaded Door Hinge
A spring-loaded door hinge contains a cylinder that houses a spring to provide tension to the hinge to push, or hold, a door closed. If the spring-loaded hinge does not apply enough tension, the door will not close properly. If the spring-loaded hinge... More »
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