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Garden patio doors - Prevent slamming

Hi all,

Just wanted to know if you have any tips how to prevent french patio doors from slamming on a windy day please, i am running out of ideas and hence any advice would be greatly apprecaited . Thank you  ( stay safe )  . Have a great day . 
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  • Dave HumbyDave Humby HampshirePosts: 1,131
    Our conservatory doors are held in the open position by regular 'cabin' door hooks. 
  • KEEPGREENKEEPGREEN Posts: 105
    Our conservatory doors are held in the open position by regular 'cabin' door hooks. 


    Thank you - I think i might have to attach something like this to fix the problem .
  • GemmaJFGemmaJF Posts: 2,286
    edited June 2020
    The hooks are better solution than mine, wedge a welly in it  :D
  • Dave HumbyDave Humby HampshirePosts: 1,131
    For the ones at the rear of our kitchen we have a door stop which I can only describe as looking like a Russian doll. It is made of fabric but weighted inside and probably filled with some small gravel or such. It has some 'give' in it and we basically just ram it under the door when open. Not very scientific but does the job!
  • KT53KT53 South WestPosts: 6,827
    I use cabin hooks too.  Easy to fit and look good too with the brass finish to match the door handles.
  • KEEPGREENKEEPGREEN Posts: 105
    KT53 said:
    I use cabin hooks too.  Easy to fit and look good too with the brass finish to match the door handles.

    Thank you KT53 - seems like the cabin hooks definitely do the job . i will certainly have them fixed, such a pain other wise .
  • BenCottoBenCotto RutlandPosts: 3,739
    This is what I have on my greenhouse door. Unlike a cabin hook, you do not have to bend down or have a free hand to use it.

    https://stedall.co.uk/product/rubber-door-holder/
  • KEEPGREENKEEPGREEN Posts: 105
    BenCotto said:
    This is what I have on my greenhouse door. Unlike a cabin hook, you do not have to bend down or have a free hand to use it.

    https://stedall.co.uk/product/rubber-door-holder/


    Thank u BenCotto - seems like a great idea,but unfortunately my patio door are quite above the ground . 
  • K67K67 Leicestershire Posts: 2,507
    edited June 2020
    Are they the  upvc type @KEEPGREEN ?
    If so you can replace the top hinge with upvc patio door restrictor arm off eBay. We fitted a 135 deg type to ours and they work well.
  • madpenguinmadpenguin Isle of WightPosts: 2,433
    How about using a long bungee elastic cord wrapped round handle and then hook it onto something which you fix up outside near door ie hook. 
    I did that for mine and it worked very well!
    “Every day is ordinary, until it isn't.” - Bernard Cornwell-Death of Kings
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