How To: Install A Door Stop

What you will need

  • Door stop (wall or floor mounted)
  • Screwdriver
  • Woodscrews
  • Rawl plugs & screws (if required)
  • Pencil

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  • 1 Open the door so it is parallel to the wall where you want to fix the doorstop.
  • 2 Holding the wall-mounted doorstop in place, mark on the skirting where the doorstop will be positioned.
  • 3 Separate the two parts of the door stop and use a woodscrew to attach the base of the doorstop to the skirting.
  • 4 Then attach the top part to complete the job.
  • 5 Now your wall mounted door stop is installed.
  • 6 Floor Mounted Door Stop. Open the door to where you would like it to stop and mark with a pencil on the floor. Use a multi-purpose detector to check the floor and make sure there are no pipes running under where you want to position your doorstop.
  • 7 Use a woodscrew to attach the base of the doorstop to the floor.
  • 8 Then attach the top part of the doorstop to complete the job.
  • 9 Now your floor mounted door stop is installed. If the doorstop is going into a concrete floor, drill a hole using the masonry bit on the drill and insert a rawl plug. Screw the doorstop into the plug. If the doorstop is going into a tiled floor, drill a hole using a tile or masonry bit and insert plug. Don’t use hammer action on the drill. A good tip is to try and use the grout line when screwing in the stop, to avoid drilling into the tile at all.