How to Adjust The Spring Hinges on Your Entrance Door

The Fire Marshal issued a number of violations during the inspection. Some of these were for the failure of the unit entrance doors to close quickly. These doors are fire-rated and, as you can imagine, are designed to help block smoke and flame. This is a tutorial on how to adjust the spring hinges so that they comply with the Fire Code.

There are two types of spring-hinges. Follow the instructions below that are for the type you have but do so at your own risk!

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