UPVC door hinge

11 Mar 2012
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United Kingdom
I'm having a new conservatory built with a dwarf wall and opening French Doors and need the doors to open right back on themselves sort of flush, or as near as possible. On my existing conservatory the door catches on the window cill so will only got back about 120 degrees but the new one needs to open further due to space restrictions.

I've looked at Parliament Hinges but they're not suitable for UPVC. Anyone got a fix for this or any ideas please?
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As far as i'm aware there is no solution to this, its a well known common issue within the DG circle, if it were not for the cill then the doors would probably foul the bricks on the dwarf wall anyway before they got anywhere near 180 degrees
You'r looking for retrofit, swing clear cranked hinges 180 deg. but fitting them could be tricky. Could you post pics of the current hinge and post stiles and legs to see what's possible, oh and how much of a throw is required? ...pinenot :)
Thanks crank and pinenot, but it's not built yet so no pics. I've tasked the supplier with providing theses 180 degree hinges but he says they don't exist but I can't believe that. Surely someone's had the same problem before and solved it? if not guess I'll have to invent the hinge
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Only solution is to have side panels on the french doors

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