Door closer for exterior door

A simple solution to close the door after entering or leaving, suitable for wheelchair users

Ski pass holder attached to door handle
Ski pass holder attached to door handle

Description
A ski pass holder is attached with twist ties to the door handle, on the inside of the door. To close the door behind him when the user goes inside, he grasps the loop of the string with one finger. He attaches the loop to the wheelchair’s joystick and the door closes behind him as he goes inside.

Users comments
With this simple solution the user can independently and easily close the door behind him when he goes inside.

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
The user

This tip is from 2006

User pulls string with index finger in loop (close-up)
User pulls string with index finger in loop (close-up)
User closes door
User closes door
User closes door
User closes door

Tipsare: Ragge

Ragge lives together with his wife in a house. He is developing ideas which make everyday life easier for himself and for others. He was injured in 1973 and has a high tetraplegia. He has homehelp 27 hours a week.