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  • The Best Heavy Duty Gate Closer Hinge
    September 16, 2020

    The Best Heavy Duty Gate Closer Hinge

    Waterson gate hinges offer a variety of beneficial design features including full surface / mortise, weather protection caps and post extenders. This unique engineering provides the versatility, longevity, safety and appearance that your projects call for. Full Surface or Flush...

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  • BHMA A156.17 Money Saving Single Acting Closer Hinges
    September 9, 2020

    BHMA A156.17 Money Saving Single Acting Closer Hinges

    BHMA A156.17 Money Saving Single Acting Closer Hinges Standard ANSI/BHMA A156.17-2014 establishes requirements for Self Closing Hinges & Pivots. In 5.3.1 cycle requirements, it clearly states different grades of single acting hinges. Although the spec says we should not use...

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  • Negative Swing On Self-Closing Pool Gate Hinges
    September 9, 2020

    Negative Swing On Self-Closing Pool Gate Hinges

    Negative Swing On Self-Closing Pool Gate Hinges We were recently queried for rather specific detailed requirements regarding our ability to satisfy hotel pool gate self-closing hinges. This gentleman asked about our hinge durability, weight tolerance, speed & snap adjustment, and...

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  • A Door Stop Nightmare
    September 9, 2020

    A Door Stop Nightmare

    We checked into our hotel, thrilled to have some quality family time together. Our 3-year old son was particularly excited to check out our new digs -- he ran around playing and exploring while my wife and I unpacked. In...

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  • Replacing Vintage Door Closer With Waterson Spring Hinge
    September 9, 2020

    Replacing Vintage Door Closer With Waterson Spring Hinge

    Historical buildings like churches and early city halls frequently had significant entrance doors that required heavy duty hinges. In those days, the popular hinge size was 5” x 5” with 0.134-inch gauge stock. Those hinges were effective as door pivoting...

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  • Waterson Solves Potbelly Dilemma
    September 9, 2020

    Waterson Solves Potbelly Dilemma

    Historical buildings pepper our cities as story keepers of our past, painting a portrait of significance and aesthetics. For many decades and even centuries, landmark sites have been part of our lives. Today, many significant and antique locations occasionally require...

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  • How to repalce regular spring hinge to Waterson Closer Hinge
    September 9, 2020

    How to repalce regular spring hinge to Waterson Closer Hinge

    Replace traditional spring hinges with Waterson’s if you hate slamming I currently use Stanley/Hager/Bommer spring hinges on my office doors, which cause terrible slamming and vibration. Can Waterson fix the problem? Also, is it possible to replace traditional spring hinges...

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