rising butt hinge

rising hinge, rising butt hinge

A door hinge having a spiral groove winding about its knuckle, or having the joints of the knuckle oblique, so that when opened, the door is lifted and clears the carpet.
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For most doors, the standard butt hinge will be the obvious choice, but where you have luxurious carpet or, more importantly, where the floor is not level, you might want a rising butt hinge.
If your door has rising butt hinges, lift the door off the hinge pins and smear petroleum jelly on to them.
Answer: Fit rising butt hinges designed to lift the door as it swings open.