What kind of hinge swings both ways?
Subsequently, one may also ask, what do you call a door that swings both ways?
Definition: A double acting door, also known as a double swinging door or impact traffic door, is a single door or a pair of doors in which the door(s) is able to swing in both directions.
One may also ask, what is a double acting hinge? Double acting spring hinges allow the door to open 180 degrees in either direction and spring action returns door to center closed position. Saloon Door Hinges is another name for these hinges. If three hinges are used the center hinge should be installed as close as possible to the top hinge for maximum support.
Keeping this in view, how do you make a door swing both ways?
Remove the blocks and allow the door to swing in the opposite direction. If the door swings too easily, insert a hex wrench into the holes on the bottom of both hinges. Use the hex wrench to turn the end of the cylinder clockwise, tightening the spring. Do both hinges the same way.
How do you install double sided hinges?
Insert tension rod into the holes on the tension lug and turn in the correct direction (Fig. 1). Turn it towards the left when the hinge is mounted with the tension lug at the top and towards the right when it is mounted with the tension lug at the bottom. One hole of tension is recommended for the bottom hinges.