Tammi Bowen Door Stop November 08th, 2019 - 13:39:32
Door stops are a useful tool and silent helper that is readily present in most businesses and homes. A door stop serves several purposes including holding a door open or preventing a door from opening too far (protecting the wall). Styles vary widely and serve different functions so choosing the correct style for your home or office is important. What is a Magnetic Stop? A magnetic stop is a wall or floor mounted device that utilizes the power of a magnet to hold a door open. This is a simple solution because it does not require more than one step to use this style and it is appropriate for most standard doors.
The results were as follows; all hard surfaces (cement hardwood linoleum tile indoor outdoor carpet and commercial carpet) the results were similar enough not to explain the minute differences; the door was jammed almost immediately only allowing the door to open a crack while the alarm roared to life. Next I tested this unit on typical house hold carpet; the unit did tend to slide back further before stopping the door however the door never opened further than 4 to 6 inches and the alarm worked instantly. In summary both tests were conducted with various opening speeds and strengths.
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.
This is a simple device whose primarily function is to hold a door open or close. At the same time it is also used to avoid a door from opening too much. Apart from these purposes they are also helpful in preventing our fingers from getting caught in between the door and its hinges. Old and traditional door stoppers are usually made of a thin piece of wood shaped into a wedge that is inserted on the tiny gap between the door and the floor to prevent it from moving. Because our world is fond of creating new inventions and innovations home stores and manufacturing companies have come up with a chic and stylish door stopper that can replace the good old wedge from wood.
Although many of these styles are still used today the magnetic door stop is a wonderful way to update your current doorstops with an easy to use and reliable method for holding your doors open. Magnetic doorstops use a magnet to hold a door open against an interior wall and release when the door is pulled shut. Older styles of door stoppers are easy lose and get kicked out of place or in the case of door catches require you to hold the door open while locking it into place. Available in several designs magnetic door stops are easy to incorporate into your current design theme.
These doorstops come in several finishes including Polished Brass Antique Brass Oil Rubbed Bronze Brushed Nickel Antique Nickel and Polished Chrome. Magnetic door stops are produced today - allowing you to easily introduce them into your home or business. When selecting new door stops for your home remember to follow a few simple steps. First the weight of a door matters when using a magnetic doorstop. If you have an especially heavy door make sure to double check that the magnet will be strong enough to hold it open. Second install wall bumper guards to prevent damage to interior walls from your door as well.