Claire Parks Door Stop November 08th, 2019 - 01:24:24
Note: Heavier doors may require a stronger magnet or different style of door stop entirely - please check with a contractor if you have additional questions or concerns. Depending on the style selected a magnetic stop can also protect walls from incorrectly hung doors that swing open and closed independently. A door stop with a projection of 3 inches will stop the knob from banging into the wall (causing dents and cracks over time) if the door swings open unexpectedly. The added benefit of a magnet will catch the door if it does swing open suddenly and prevent it from slamming shut again.
They are also aesthetically pleasing since they are small and more hidden. Hook Stops These are commonly referred to as "hinge stops" because they are a floor-mounted door stop that has a hook-and-eye design. These are a multi-purpose item since they stop a door from opening too far as well as keep a door open. They are great for standard to moderately-heavy doors. Domes Dome door stops are popular because they are inexpensive modern-looking and modest. They are a dome-shaped cylindrical door stop with a rubber exterior and they operate similar to baseboard springs. They come in all sorts of finishes and styles allowing you to blend your device into your baseboards or doors or add some character with a stylish variation. Their downfall is they are not compatible with concrete or hardwood floors. Flip Downs Flip down or "kick down" door stops are just like the kickstand on your childhood bicycle. When they are needed to stop a door from opening or closing they manually flip down into place. When they are not being used they can be manually flipped back up against the wall or baseboard.
Jenny was going on a business trip. It was her first real time away from home and she was very excited - she was still living with her parents. While she was packing she remembered a gift from her parents that at the time she received it looked like a joke. It was a Door Stop Alarm. "Now what would I do with this?" she thought. So like most other presents that we receive that we dont want she put it away in her closet. As she was packing her father asked her to take the Door Stop Alarm with her. But Dad Ill be staying in a hotel room with a strong door. Why would I need to take this thing with me?" "Just humor your old man OK" her father said. "You can never be too careful". But Jenny thought that it would be a waste of time and didnt put the alarm in her suitcase.
When she checked into her hotel room and began unpacking she discovered that her father secretly put the Door Stop Alarm into her luggage. She was furious - how dare he! Didnt she tell her father that she would be OK? Why did he have to interfere? She promised to tell him a thing or two when she got home. Just to show Dad that his gift was useless she decided to put it in front of her door that night. "That way I can tell him that I tried it even though I didnt need it" she thought. Well it turned out that Jenny DID need the Door Stop Alarm that night because while everyone was asleep there was a storm that knocked out all the electricity for the hotel.
There are so many designs to choose from if you choose iron door furniture like decorative door stops. You can find exciting animal designs including rabbits ducks whales dogs cats and more. There are even stops available made out of superhero and cartoon characters. Many shapes can be chosen from too such as book shapes fruit shapes toy shapes and a whole lot more. Whether you have a modern décor style in your home or you use a country styles of décor youll find that modern iron door furniture looks great with both styles. Usually these stops are made from cast iron but they have a finish that is either copper or brushed nickel.
Unfortunately for Jenny it happened around 1 AM when she was asleep and she didnt hear the storm. But the local hotel burglar did hear it and knew how to take advantage of the situation and to get into as many rooms as possible. He already had success in two rooms - the occupants never even knew that he was in their room. So when he got to Jennys room he felt very confident. No lights were on and it should be easy pickings. But when he tried to open the door it hit the lip of the Door Stop Alarm and set off the 120 dB alarm -- which is very loud. Needless to say Jennys room was not burglarized that night and she stayed safe.