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Do It! How to Keep Cabinet Doors Closed

By: Joe Truini

roller catches on cabinets

Over time, the springs inside self-closing hinges break, and the cabinet doors will no longer close all the way. Instead of replacing the broken hinges, install roller catches to keep the doors closed. Watch the video for installation tips.


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    Thomas Boni Says:
    April 9th, 2019 at 3:31 pm

    Hi, Charley,
    You can use a pair of needle nose pliers to spread out the arms of the latch and loosen them, or just replace the roller catch with a magnetic one.
    Good luck!



  • Charley Says:
    March 25th, 2019 at 7:37 pm

    chuckmonroe86@yahoo.com

    Our the roller latches on our new China cabinet are too tight. Opening the doors takes great effort, we have to push hard to close them. Both directions result in loud bangs and a lot oglass rattling. Is there a way to loosen them so that they open and close more easily?



  • Step Says:
    December 8th, 2017 at 12:59 pm

    Tell me how to align it with single cabinet door.


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Do It! How to Keep Cabinet Doors Closed