Prevent Doors from Slamming?

rsramirezDecember 2, 2008

Hi folks,

I moved into an area with seasonal high winds that causes many of the doors in my house to slam shut very hard.

Having had my finger slammed in a door as a teen, and a new baby on the way, I'm looking for a solution for the safety of the baby.

I would like to avoid those commercial looking door closers, as these would also be need for bedroom doors, and those door closers are a bit unsightly. In addition, I don't want the doors to automatically close - just not slam shut. I'm looking for a solution sort of like those soft-shutting cabinets.

Any other options?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
sierraeast

Unless someone can advise you of a self closing type door hinge, you might consider these. They mount at the outer bottom of the door and flip up when closing. When the door is open, you flip it down and is kept by the floor.

Here is a link that might be useful: door stop

    Bookmark   December 2, 2008 at 2:23PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mightyanvil

This might do it. I believe it has a "stand open" mode and still prevents slamming but you'll probably have to buy one to see if it will do the job or call the company; it's not an easy thing to understand.

Here is a link that might be useful: Kant Slam

    Bookmark   December 2, 2008 at 7:02PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Drywall issues?
I have noticed a spot above a window that has been...
deandiamond
Painting exterior of house with cedar siding---what to expect
I am about to start getting estimates on having the...
sierrashopper
Metal fence panels - steel or aluminum? Best brands?
I want to put up a fence to divide my side yard from...
ktmast
How to seal foundation around gas line to fireplace? Thanks!
We noticed a freezing draft in our family room and...
islandliving021
foul intermittent smell somewhere?????
So here's our problem. We have lived in our house for...
curtzilla
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™