Tips When Choosing a Compact Series Hinge

COMPACT Series Hinges from BlumThe ideal solution for face frame cabinet construction. The Compact series hinge is specifically designed to offer cabinetmakers and end users of face frame cabinetry the advantage of concealed hinges for both small and large overlays. The series features fast assembly and adjustment with a self-closing mechanism. This series also includes hinges with the Integ..... continue reading

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Blum Cliptop Hinge Conversion Information

Blum is in the process of converting some 107° and 120° hinge product lines to the new 110° Cliptop hinge.. Please see chart below as to what the old hinge is and what the replacement in the 110° will be. These changes should be completed by year end. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions regarding these conversions. Our customer service team is available M-F from 8-5:30 EST...... continue reading

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Grass TEC 830 Hinge Replacement

Learn how to replace your older Grass TEC 830 series hinge with an Updated Grass TEC 864 Series Face Frame hinge. Here is a list of replacement item numbers. Replacement TEC 830 to TEC 864. The TEC 830 hinge has been discontinued. You can use the TEC 864 as a replacement.Step 1: Identify your replacement hinge: Look for a number on the base plate (part that attaches to the cabinet) It should rea..... continue reading

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Blum Compact 38 and 39 Replacement

Video Series - How to Install and adjust Blum Compact 38 & 39 Face Frame HingesWatch our video below on: How to Install and adjust Blum Compact 38 & 39 Face Frame Hinges..... continue reading

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Salice Excenthree Hinge Replacement

Cabinetparts.com - Replacing Salice Excenthree Face Frame Hinges.The video below explains how to switch from the Salice Excenthree hinge to the newer Excentra Hinge. It will also show you how to make necessary adjustments to the new hinges.Watch video below on: How to Replace Salice Excenthree Face Frame Hinges..... continue reading

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Mepla SSP Pie-Cut Replacement

Cabinetparts - Mepla SSP Pie Cut ReplacementStep by step instructions on how to replace your broken Mepla SSP Pie Cut Hinge. Mepla's infamous SSP pie-cut hinge has been discontinued.The Grass 975 Pie Cut hinge is the perfect replacement. Make sure you replace both hinges on that doorWatch video on: Mepla SSP Pie Cut ReplacementHere is a Saved Shopping Cart with all items requ..... continue reading

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LED vs Compact Replacement

Light Up Your Life - With LEDLED lighting is a great way to illuminate any room in your house while saving you money and energy! This month CabinetParts.com will offer Hera Lighting's LED fixtures at a great discounted price!Log on today-we know you're gonna LOVE our extensive selection of Hera, Tresco & Loox LED Lighting For more information: Visit our "LED Lightin..... continue reading

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How-to Measure Hinge Overlay

Below is a helpful quick video informing you on "How to Measure Hinge Overlay" for your kitchen or vanity door overlay so you can choose the correct replacement hinge. More on "Measuring Overlays"Once you have your overlay measurement, visit us online at www.CabinetParts.com to find your replacement cabinet hinge.F..... continue reading

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Hinge Matching by CabinetParts.com

Hey there! It’s Andrew, the CabinetParts.com geek and today’s class is Cabinet Hinge Matching. One of our most popular services we offer at Cabinet Parts is our Hinge Matching Service. We help customers identify what hinge they have and offer suggestions for a replacement hinge.There are several steps you should take when using our Hinge Ma..... continue reading

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Notch Diagram for Face Frame Cabinets

The Notch Diagram for Face Frame below is for reference when switching from older curved face frame application base plates by Mepla to newer ones.The diagram shows how the curved cut out for the base plate is supposed to look in order to replace the updated version with the older version flat base plate. To accomplish this look, it requires the cutting of the cabinet...... continue reading

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Where To Send A Hinge Photo?

Trying to match hinges is like trying to find a needle in a hay stack. It is very difficult to match hinges by the production numbers alone. With updates in hinge technology, function, and styles, finding the right hinge without deconstructing your cabinets can be a difficult task.At Cabinetparts.com we have an excellent Hinge Matching Service that will take all the work..... continue reading

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How to adjust your cabinet hinge?

Learn basic information about european hinge adjustment...... continue reading

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How to open 165* or 170* Hinge?

Learn easy ways to help open 170* hinges...... continue reading

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Grass 1200/1203 Replacement

The 1200, 1203, and 3903 cabinet hinges by Grass have been discontinued and have been updated with a clip version hinge. We have included the link to the updated hinge as well as some options for the base plate depending on your application. Step 1: Replacing The HingeSee Old Version Hinges BelowGrass 1200 HingeGrass 1203 HingeGrass 3903 Hinge ..... continue reading

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Grass 1006/1006-30 On Hinge Replacement

The Grass 1006/1006-30 (pictured above) and its last replacement, the 3000 series, have been discontinued and replaced with the new Nexis Series hinges. Below you will find the information you need to replace both the hinge and the mounting plate for your application. We recommend replacing both to ensure compatibilty. You will have new screw holes on the door and possibly the cabi..... continue reading

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Cabinet Hinges Terms

Replacing your cabinet hinges can be an easy do-it-yourself project at home, but sometimes the terms and instructions can be so confusing if you are not a Cabinet Installer or Home Remodeling Professional.At CabinetParts.com we would like to make these terms a little bit easier to understand. List of simplified common hinge terms. HO-SC means ..... continue reading

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Locating numbers on your Hinge & Base-Plates

Some hinges and base plates have series numbers on the underside of the round hinge cup and on the underside of the baseplate from the cabinet. We use these number to "help" identify what hinge you have and need. See below for a general illustration of where these numbers may be found.Locating numbers on your Hinge On the back side of the hinge. You will see (REALLY SMALL..... continue reading

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Compact 33: New and Old Configuration

The BLUM Compact 33 has changed. About 12-15 years ago, BLUM switched their hinge design to the current configuration found on Cabinetparts.com (BH33.3600).If you look at the current configuration and the older configuration side by side there are two (2) main things to look out for:Current configuration for BLUM Compact 33 Tw..... continue reading

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