Updated October 19, 2010Want to know more about HingeHeads? Here are some commonly asked questions and answers about the sculptures. For more information, be sure to visit their web site.
What are Hingeheads?
HingeHeads are decorative finials that fit on the top and bottom of your door hinges (pins). They are created for complete home decorating solutions as well as a personal accents tailored to articulate and reflect an individual's lifestyle.
HingeHeads are made of high quality pewter and are available in over 150 designs. Three finishes are currently offered: Antique Pewter, Antique Brass and Antique Bronze.
How big are HingeHeads?
They range in size from 1/2" to 2" tall (top finials) and 1/2 to 1" (foot finials) which are attached to the top and bottom respective of your hinge-pins.
Will they fit my doors?
HingeHeads are designed to fit most standard doors. The HingeHead fits the typical 5/8" hinge pins, but each one comes with a two-sided adapter to fit the common (U.S. Standard) hinge sizes: 3/8 and 1/2".
Can they stand alone?
In addition to using the HingeHeads for their intended use, these miniature sculptures have also been used as desk top accents, computer companions, totems good luck charms, fireplace mantel pieces, cane tops paperweights and they have even been used as a hood ornament.
What about HotHeads?
HotHeads are decorative lamp finials and share the same miniature designs as the HingeHead products, also available in 150 designs. HotHeads are made also made of high quality pewter and available in the size ranges from 1 - 2 1/2, depending on design, and offered in the same finishes as HingeHeads. They are easily attached with no tools, by simply screwing the HotHead on the threaded lamppost to secure your lamp shade.
What tools do I need to install/remove HingeHeads?
HingeHeads do not require any special tools. They are easy to apply and remove by simply placing a pinch of the supplied putty under the base of the HingeHead between the base and the adaptor. Another small pinch is placed between the adapter and the top of your hinge pin. If using a bottom (or foot) finial, a pinch of putty is placed on the base (and adaptor, if needed) and then applied underneath to the bottom of the hinge pin.
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