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Kitchen cabinet doors pop open

This just started happening. My kitchen cabinet doors have a hinge that used to keep the doors nicely closed but now it holds the door ajar by about 6". Can I adjust the hinge or do I need to buy replacements?

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If the hinge is out of alignment, or simply worn out, replacement may be necessary. But, if the problem is the cabinet door (warped, or enlarged screw-mount holes) a new hinge will give you the same issue you have now. A small magnetic catch may resolve your issue with less expense and no alignment needed. It involves a small (1" square) metal plate with a single screw which you attach near the the lower corner that hangs open. The complimentary magnet attaches to the door frame of the cabinet housing (inside the cabinet). Available at even small hardware stores, the catches cost about a buck, install in a minute or 2, and will discretely solve the problem shown in your video.

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Self-closing hinge mechanisms can weaken over time and replacement may be the only solution

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