European Cabinet Hinge Adjustment Door Won’t Stay Closed Video

Kung Fu Maintenance demonstrates how to adjustment for european cabinet hinges that will not stay closed. Loosening the set screw and pulling the door forward a tiny bit and than securing the set screw is often all it takes to repair a door that just keeps springing open a little bit and will not stay shut.This happens over time as the set screw often loosens just enough for the hinge to settle all the way into the holder and acts as a tiny wedge to push the door back open. If the hinge is more stubborn it may need to be replaced. Sometimes a magnet or velcro tape can be used as an alternative to replacement.

European Cabinet Hinge Adjustment For Door That Won’t Stay Closed

If you got a set of hinges that just isn’t staying closed. You can see this is just bouncing back. What you can try is to loosen the back set screw back right here. Down in the corner right here and just move the hinge forward a little bit. Like so and than tighten it up. And now we’ll see if it will close and stays closed. There we go. A lot of times what happens is these just come loose and it’s sticking out a little bit and so it’s not able to stay closed all the way. There we go. If the hinge still will not close or stay closed you can either replace the hinge or use a magnet or velcro tape to keep the door shut.

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