Door closer

How to Install an Automatic Door Closer - This Old House

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To begin with, it would be important to understand what a Door Closer is and the different utilizations thereof. A door closer is primarily installed with the intention to close a door mechanically or automatically. This is a hydraulic device that is typically used as a fire prevention measure.

In this article, we will be discussing the process of installing a door closer and the definitive benefits associated with investing in a Door Closer. Garage doors and other fire-rated doors would require self-closing hinges; however the hydraulic closer door could provide extensive benefits.

The process of installing the hydraulic door closer adjustment would require a rotation of the adjuster to slow the closing speed to approximately five seconds to ensure that the bumping of the rear is prevented when opening or closing the door.

Typical tools that would be required is a comprehensive 4-in-1 screwdriver, an Adjustable wrench, Cordless drill, Drill bit set as well as a Level apparatus to ensure that the mounting holes are mounted at the correct proximity in relation to the bolts, nuts and lock washers.

When purchasing the appropriate tools, it should be noted that the core components would require a speed adjusting valve, main arm, arm shoe, door closer and forearm.

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