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Fittings – Screws, Bolts and Spindles

All our screws, bolts and spindle fittings come in standard lengths to ensure they work with the majority or doors and cupboards. As the thickness of kitchen cupboard doors, wardrobe doors and under stair cupboards etc all vary we are unable to provide screws and bolts for every variation. Therefore our fittings may not suit the depth of your cupboard or door but all of our bolts, door spindles and bathroom lock spindles can be cut down using a hacksaw if your doors are thinner.


Diagram of a selection of screws and a hacksaw


If the bolt appears slightly too short for cabinet knobs then it can simply be counter sunk into the cupboard door, giving you enough length to attach the cabinet knob securely.


Counter Sunk Screw and Cabinet Knob Diagram


If you do need a longer fitting do look at the product description on our website which will state what type of bolt thread it is so you are able to source a more suitable length for the cupboard door you require it for. Local DIY shops should stock the fittings you will need. Unfortunately we do not supply longer or shorter fittings for each product but of course we will do our best to assist where needed.


door knobs in door diagram


Most of our door knobs work with internal and external doors, if you have a very thick door, do get in touch with the measurements and we can check the spindle length will work with the thickness of your door.

Screws and bolts advice PDF to download

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Posted by Laura 14th March 2019

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