Forum Title: Attach door stop to outside of clad Marvin french door?
A couple of years ago during a remodel, we installed outswinging Marvin french doors. These are clad on the outside. I want to have locking door stops (either clip or magnetic) so that I can lock them open (and stop using bricks to hold them open). The installation will require drilling through the cladding. Does anyone have any advice or products to suggest? Can I use regular hardware and caulk the screw hole? Are there there specific products for this? thanks! ~john
Category: Windows & Doors Post By: JACQUELINE LONG (Franklin, TN), 01/23/2019

First, remove the inboard top screw of the hinge on the jamb. Then drive a 3 screw into the hole. It will alleviate the crack you see at the top of the door and should allow the door to close more easily. If not, let us know where the scrub points are on the door.

- COREY BARRETT (Bloomington, IN), 02/23/2019

oops, I just reread your post. The legs mount to the inside of the door. No need to go through the cladding.

- MATTIE REEVES (Binghamton, NY), 02/04/2019

The reason it will go on the outside is that my wife does not want the kick legs. She wants something that you can just push the door against and it will stick, and then you can shut again w/o having to lift the leg. Example:Magnetic Doorstop with Catch, Bright Brass - 16094.0 at The Home Depot This would have to be on the outside of the door. thanks!

- HERBERT FRANKLIN (Palmdale, CA), 02/02/2019

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