Selecting the right door closers for heavy doors is crucial to prevent damage and maintain functionality. Misaligned closers, warped doors, and other issues can arise from improper support. A reliable weighted door closer ensures smooth operation and longevity, critical for heavy, luxury doors.

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Weighted Door Common Concerns

  • Excessive Use and Weight: Heavy doors cause undue stress, leading to misaligned door closers and warped doors.
  • Inadequate Support: Improper door closers result in alignment issues and incorrect hanging.
  • Structural Strain: Misalignment and warping contribute to door structure and hardware strain.
  • Significant Damage: This leads to frame cracks, shattered glass, and extensive door damage.

Advanced Weighted Door Solutions

Waterson offers an effective solution with its heavy duty commercial door closers tailored for heavy doors, integrating anti-slam technology with soft close and seven-speed adjustments for a gentle, secure shut. Their durability feature supports weights over 260 lbs for a set of three and 440 lbs for four, ensuring longevity with a life cycle surpassing 1,000,000 uses.

Available in mechanical and hydraulic hybrid models, the mechanical closer achieves speed control via friction, whereas the hydraulic model provides seamless operation with its responsive oil flow, addressing common heavy door issues with efficiency and reliability.

Design-Forward Closer Varieties

Beyond the function, Waterson door closers blend with architectural aesthetics. They are available in a range of finishes, including Stainless Satin-Brushed (US32D), Black (US19), Dark Satin Bronze (US10B), and Satin Brass (US4), providing options for every design preference. Moreover, custom color options are also available, ensuring a perfect match with any door design, and enhancing the visual appeal of luxurious and elegant spaces.

Waterson Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Door Closers

Waterson Door Closers combine an overhead closer into one attractive component with optional hold-open and door stop features. These closers are ideal for commercial openings, gates, and glass doors. The closers are easily installed and adjusted to comply with ADA & ICC A117.1 requirements for opening force and to assure quiet, secure closing. Made with stainless steel, Waterson closers meet NFPA 80 and are UL 3-hour fire-rated, as well as being one of the best door closers for both interior and all-weather exterior openings. See all our features.

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Please note that Waterson closer hinges start from a size of 4″x4″. If you’re in need of smaller self-closing hinges, we’d recommend checking out some other resources! Also, we only provide single acting closer hinges. Thank you.

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