How to Install Portals’ Hinge Shims

How to Install a Hinge Shim


  1. Install hinge.
  2. Calculate the adjustment needed.
  3. Choose the proper hinge shim size (see chart below).
  4. Loosen the wood screws on both sides of the hinge and slide the shim behind the hinge backplate.
  5. Tighten the wood screws and check for correct adjustment.
  6. Portals shims are designed for easy installation.

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Hinge Shim Angles 2-17-16

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