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How to upgrade magnetic catches on bifold doors

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Magnetic catches can be too weak to work effectively on bifold doors, this means that the wind can easily blow them shut. In this video I replace some magnetic door catches with some catchstop door catches from Doorstopworld, which use powerful N52 Neodymium magnets. When replacing the magnetic catches, I also realised that the back plates had been installed with the anti-rotational grub screw pointing in the wrong direction, which created a gap. The gap was closed considerably by rotating the back plate by 180 degrees.


I got the stronger magnetic catches from this website- http://www.doorstopworld.com/catchstop.html
(I’m not on commission or an affiliate)

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General DIY videos
Tags
catch stop, magnetic stop, bifold door stop, bifold door magnets
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