What Door Hinge Do I Need?

For most applications a residential-grade door hinge will be sufficient for what you need. Residential-grade door hinges will be sufficient for solid-core doors and hollow-core doors up to 8-feet tall.

There are three basic styles of door hinges:

  • Square Corner
  • 1/4" Radius Corner
  • 5/8" Radius Corner

    All three door hinges are offered in a variety of finishes.

    Square Corner Hinge

    Square corner hinges are simply that - they have no rounded edge at the corner at the corners.

    1/4" Radius and 5/8" Radius Hinge

    Radius corner door hinges are sometimes more difficult to figure out. Below are two simple tests which will assist you in determining which radius door hinge you will need.

    Click on either link below to take the 1/4" Radius Corner Door Hinge Test or the 5/8" Radius Door Hinge Test to choose the correct hinge.