Double-action, spring-loaded hinges allow doors to swing both directions. You've probably seen them in restaurants doors, or commercial buildings where traffic flows in both directions. If you've got an interior door in your home that fits the requirement, the double-action door might be just what you're looking for. The door will not be functional as a locking door after installation of the hinges because the doorstop and doorknob is removed. Install a dummy knob for aesthetics if desired. Remove the hinges from the door.
A Pair 5" Adjustable Double Action Spring Hinge Saloon Cafe Swing Door with Screws - - davidfreedartist.com
Installing a swinging door with a spring loaded hinge. This installation is a bit different than other doors. The door, shown above and below, separates the kitchen from the formal dining room. Sandra Stout from Creative Design solutions  worked with the homeowner on this project. We decided to reuse it — shown below with a brass decorative cover plate. The Butler hinges that my lumber yard carry look a similar but had a different pivot point than this door had. Below is a picture of newer hardware.
Quick Shipping! We offer the widest variety of commercial and residential saloon door and cafe door hinges on the web. Choose from double acting, double action and pivot hardware. Top Brands like Bommer and National.
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