1. K

    Mis aligned/dropped French Door

    Hello everyone, Hoping the community could guide me if the issue below is something I can fix myself or I'll need to hire professional. The French door supplied by Britelite Windows has sinked. My tenants have to lift the door up to close the door. She mentioned it got worse when the wind...
  2. J

    Remove metal window fixings

    I have an old metal window I am looking to restore. Have sanded and primed inside and the metal is in great shape but does anyone have any idea how to remove these old hinges so I can clean them up, re-paint and reinstall? Haven't tried anything yet. Thought I would just check on here before I...
  3. silverfox2019

    Are these hinges on my aluminium doors adjustable?

    The bottom of my 22 year old double glazed aluminium rear door catches the metal frame when it closes. And my UPVC front porch door, which has the same type of hinges, needs realigning. What are these type of hinges called. If they are adjustable, how is that done. Any tips would be appreciated.
  4. bettz1

    Hettich hinge restrictor

    Hi we've a set of hettich hinges on our intergrated washing machine but the doors open too far and I've noticed they do door restrictors. I was hoping somebody could point me in the right direction as to what restrictors I'd need. I've found a few different types...
  5. bettz1

    Dishwasher door falling down

    We've noticed the dishwasher door has been falling down today just went to load stuff in it and heard a crack. Noticed there's a bit of plastic in bits and what looks like the dishwasher door hook hanging loose. Is this a take the side panel off job? Macinge is a candy cdi 1ls38 Also anyone...
  6. bettz1

    35mm hinge cutter advice

    Hi we've got a new door for our washing machine but now need to drill a new hinge hole. Bit nervous as don't want to go through the door. I've seen on a few posts Screwfix do a hinge cutter https://www.screwfix.com/p/erbauer-tct-hinge-cutter-35mm/4977v but I'm worried as it had no stopper...
  7. S

    Broken bathroom cabinet pivot hinge

    Hi guys Does anyone have an idea on how I can repair this broken bathroom cabinet bracket/hinge which snapped off yesterday? (The pivot pin snapped off). I cannot find a replacement anywhere on Google as nobody seems to make the part. It’s a pivot hinge which screws on to a bracket on the...
  8. B

    Screw fell out of uPVC butt hinge

    I have a misaligned uPCV external door with butt hinges (not sure which manufacturer, but is 3D adjustment type). The bottom hinge is clearly out of alignment and recently a small screw fell out the bottom - my guess is that it has just worked loose over time. I have tried to push and screw...
  9. S

    Which Brand / Product

    Hoping the community can help, Attempting to identify the manufacturer & product line of the following: With thanks, SL
  10. S

    Composite door with bolt sticking out of hinge

    Hi I've got a composite door that has 4 hinges. I've noticed that the top hinge has a bolt sticking out the top of it, which I'm pretty sure didn't used to be there, so I'm thinking its worked itself loose over time. It is pushed the plastic cover up and is sticking out the top of the hinge by...
  11. ohmagain

    Upvc window Hinges

    (Thank you mods for correcting my clerical error :) I have two windows that have developed the same problem with an aluminium part snapping and an arm disconnecting. I can't seem to find a replacement hinge that looks like these either the complete unit or with the part that is broken in them...
  12. C

    2008 Outstanding by Keter 6x4 Garden Shed. Instructions anyone?

    I have acquired a Keter shed, still boxed and unassembled, for free from an elderly lady locally. Unfortunately the instructions, although present, had got wet and stuck together making them almost completely unreadable. I have been in touch with Keter who were unable to provide any assistance...
  13. B

    Best way to adjust butt hinge uPCV door

    My front door has ended up with a small gap at the bottom opposite the hinge side. It appears to be a butt-style hinge from Googling a bit. It looks like the bottom hinge has drifted out of alignment of the middle and top hinges creating this gap. I've mucked about but really have no idea what...
  14. S

    Gap on the latch side of door, butt hinges

    Did a dry fitting of the door into the frame and it fit perfectly with 20cent coin (2p UK equivalent) gap the whole way around. I installed hinges on the door and was really happy with how flush i got the hinges into the door and frame. In spite of this the door is very tight/doesnt close on the...
  15. J

    Solidor Barn-type door adjustment.

    Hi all, I hope you can help. First time posting on here. I've recently moved into a property with a Solidor barn-type door. I'm having a bit of trouble where the bottom section of the door catches the jamb (see pics). The door hang itself is perfectly plumb both for the top and bottom...
  16. U

    What hinges for home-made arcade control panel?

    Hi all, I'm needing to lean on your experience.... I'm currently building an arcade machine (my woodworking skills are pathetic but I'm having a go anyway!). I want the control panel to be able to lift up on hinges so I can get underneath to change buttons etc if there's any problems. I've...
  17. RonSwanson

    How to adjust this old UPVC door/hinge?

    Our front door has recently started not closing properly. Well, it closes ok, but when you try to lock it, there's a lot of resistance. You have to lift the door via the handle as you turn the key for it to lock. The door seems to have dropped on the right - the handle side. The sections of the...
  18. atomdj

    Can you identify these hinges?

    My itnernal doors are sticking. Found out the top and middle hinges has to be replaced but I couldn't find exactly the same anywhere. What I find similar is a national hickman but that is a bit diferent. The hinge size is 64mm on the left and 55mm height on the right and 30mm width. Hope...
  19. T

    uPVC window with Broken hinge and removing insert screw

    Hi The hinge on this window is broken. Does anyone know how to remove this hinge? It has these insert screws with just a hole. I've tried hex, flat, Phillips but nothing catches onto these.
  20. Z

    UPVC Hinge Replacement

    Hi I'm in a spot of trouble, last night I opened my window to let some air in but as I've closed the window the hinges jammed and bent. After some research I realise that these hinges aren't expensive or difficult to replace but my questions are which hinges do I get and will the new hinges in...