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    Hi all,

    I am creating an outdoor summer room with recycled material but I'm having an issue with my door. It doesn't shut properly on its own, so at the moment my solution is that I have a stopper lock on the inside which I reach in through the window to lock and unlock in order to shut the door from the outside.

    The door itself is too thin to put a standard lock in, like one you would use in a bathroom, because like I said it's recycled and so my door isn't actually a typical old door, it's from a shed.

    Does anyone have any ideas on what I can do? I basically need a way of wedging the door shut from the outside, but in a way that if you are inside you can just push it open, without having to reach through the window etc.

    Any ideas would be useful guys. Let me know if you have any more questions/comments!

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    P.s how do I correct the spelling in my title. Stupid phone...
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    (Original post by PrinceHarrys)
    That idea was not as well received as it was with me
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    You need something called a "Suffolk Gate Latch"
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    (Original post by Trinculo)
    You need something called a "Suffolk Gate Latch"

    This.

    Or you could use magnetic door catches.
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    (Original post by Trinculo)
    You need something called a "Suffolk Gate Latch"
    (Original post by XMaramena)
    This.

    Or you could use magnetic door catches.
    A magnetic door catch might not work because the door isn't flush against the frame...all part of the "character" of what we're building.

    I'll have a look for those Suffolk gate latches thanks!

    I'm actually doing this in Peru lol so not sure if the DIY store will have it but I'll deformation take a look, thanks!

    If anyone else has any other ideas it'd be great to know!
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    (Original post by claret_n_blue)
    A magnetic door catch might not work because the door isn't flush against the frame...all part of the "character" of what we're building.

    I'll have a look for those Suffolk gate latches thanks!

    I'm actually doing this in Peru lol so not sure if the DIY store will have it but I'll deformation take a look, thanks!

    If anyone else has any other ideas it'd be great to know!
    Then a suffolk latch would definitely be my first choice if it's not going to be flush.
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    (Original post by claret_n_blue)

    I'm actually doing this in Peru
    Whereabouts?
 
 
 
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