This is a good question. Which door stop from our range should you chose to keep your bifold doors open?

Keeping bifold doors open – considerations:

The Rope Tower

big and heavy door stops

The NEW Rope Tower is our biggest and heaviest door stop that we handmake. It has been designed for customers with a step down to their patio or decking and need a big, heavy doorstop. Suitable for up to 38cm drop between base of door and patio surface. Dimensions: 38cms tall, and 20cm wide. Weight 7kg. View a video of this big and heavy door stop

Lighthouse Door Stop

Nautical Tall Door Stop

Our Tall Lighthouse Door Stops are 49cm high and 18cm wide. These work well when you have a step drop onto your patio or decking. They work particularly well in light winds however a strong gust could drag them over, so we suggest tying piece of cord from the door handle to the loop on the top just in case. This video explains how to stop your Lighthouse Door Stop from dragging over.

Charcoal Bell Buoy

Charcoal Grey Bell Buoy Door Stop

The Charcoal Grey Bell Buoy door stop with a wide weighted base was designed and created specifically for bifold door owners who have a step drop to their deck or patio. Customers with a step drop gap of up to 25cm will find this item provides the perfect solution to keeping their bifold or patio doors open. Made using a contemporary matt grey / black nylon rope – perfect for matching your matt grey door frames.

Heavy Buoy Door Stop

Heavy door stop

If you leave your expensive bifolds open in a stronger wind and are concerned they might bang shut with possible expensive results. Then  you may need a heavier door stop. Our latest product release called the Heavy Buoy Door Stop, weighs in at 6kg with a width of 25cm. The height is 20cm to the beginning of the loop handle. It has a really stable base so will be secure in a wind and is pretty stylish too.

Charcoal Grey Heavy Buoy

Heavy Grey Door Stop

The demand for grey door stops is high. That’s why we developed our popular Heavy Buoy door stop in a new matt grey / black nylon rope. Perfect for matching your grey patio door frames or if you are looking for a high quality and functional door stop in a contemporary colour. It’s a conversation piece that will have your guests asking where it’s from and who made it!

In summary, any of the above will work well to keep your bifolds open. All are extremely popular with our customers. All are both functional and stylish. So it’s up to you to decide whether to opt for natural rope or charcoal grey, and which design you prefer.

We have also developed beautiful matching smaller versions for indoor use which help keep the fresh air flowing. View our full range of rope door stops.

We hope this helps provide you with some answers to your question: How to keep bifold doors open.

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