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How to upgrade magnetic catches on bifold doors


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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catch stop, magnetic stop, bifold door stop, bifold door magnets
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