Spotlight On: Cabinet Door Hinge Finials

Custom Service Hardware has always had a great selection of cabinet door hinges. Recently, that selection has expanded with some great new hinge styles as well as finial and ball tips you can buy separately. Finials and ball tips offer a fun way to add character to the door hinges, or to replace old and unattractive tips. Below we’ll look at the array of new tips available and the different ways to use them.

Whether you want traditional or contemporary styling, you can find the right aesthetic ball tip or finial for your hinges. These tips are completely interchangeable on door hinges, so there’s no worry about selecting the right size. Maybe you want an edgier style to decorate your cabinet door hinges, or maybe you’d prefer something sleek and classy. CSH has finials and ball tips in a full range of finishes, which gives you the option to match the tip exactly or contrast the colors on purpose. For rounded tops, if safety is a priority, ball tips and acorn tips are a good choice. For a more decorative turn, there are ornate tips, steeple tips, urn tips, and more.

While ball tips and finials offer so much in the way of finishes and styles, they do serve a very important function. These tips are threaded into the top and bottom of a hinges, which prevents the pin holding the hinge together from rising out over time. These tips are roulette interchangeable for door hinges, as stated above, but if you need to exchange your hinge pin that needs to be measured precisely. Use a size conversion chart when putting in a new pin for your hinges.

Easy Cabinet Updates

Updating your home cabinet doors with new hinges or decorative hardware is a cost effective way to transform the look of the room. Choosing to switch out ball tips or finials can keep door hinges looking fresh without having to replace the entire hinge. Replacing hinges can be tricky, especially if you’re looking to exchange different styles of hinges. (However if you’re going down that route, check out our post for advice!) Instead, you’ll just replace a small piece that will only take minutes instead of hours of research and labor. Additionally, selecting some fresh new decorative door knobs or pulls can add to the new look of your cabinets.