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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.
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.
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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.
Solid doors are made from hard wood and are heavier compared to hollow doors. Thus the solid ones would require a door stopper that is more sturdy and weighty. Wall and baseboard door stoppers are usually recommended for doors that are solid and heavier. This type of stoppers would require drilling holes on the wall or floor so as to permanently mount the device. Hollow doors on the other hand may also use these types of stoppers but a hinge pin one is going to work fine. So do not wait for your walls to be ruined with the continuous slamming of the doors.