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Recent Questions

Q: The state that I live in requires that my adhesive be OTC compliant. What OTC compliant adhesive do you have available?
A: We have adhesive from both 3M and Sta'-Put that will meet the OTC regulations. The 3M 94 CA, Fast Bond 30 (water-based) and the 98NF will work well. The Sta'-Put line of OTC compliant products replaced Conbond. All these products are currently being used successfully by C.H. Briggs customers.
Q: What soft-close undermount slides do you recommend and carry?
A: C.H. Briggs has soft-close undermount slides from various vendors such as Grass, Salice, Knape & Vogt & Blum. The undermount slide we've most recently introduced is the Dynapro by Grass. Check out our website and click on the "Featured Product" for more information on Dynapro.
Q: How many concealed hinges should I use on a large door?
A: The number of hinges depends on the size and weight of the door. Up to 36" - 2 hinges are needed; 37" to 60" - 3 hinges are needed; 61" to 84" - 4 hinges are needed; 85" to 98" - 5 hinges are needed. *This recommendation is based on a door with a maximum width of 24".
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