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Door with cord that serves as door closer. Photo: Katharina Ratzka
Door with cord that serves as door closer. Photo: Katharina Ratzka

The door is closed by pulling on the cord. Photo: Katharina Ratzka
The door is closed by pulling on the cord. Photo: Katharina Ratzka

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Simple mechanical door closer

Simple solution to close an outward opening door from inside - suitable for wheelchair users

Description
One end of a cord is attached to the keyhole on the door and the other is attached to the wall beside the door. To close the door from inside the user pulls on the cord.

Paid for by
The user

Editors comments
A similar door closer can be purchased at Pegasos, www.pegasos.se (last checked March 2017).

Tip is dated from 2011

Categories for this tip
carrying, moving and handling objects » opening/closing, housing » door opener, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C5-6, ASIA A, B).

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