Stupid question about door kick plates

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Forum topic by boston_guy posted 09-27-2015 09:19 PM 641 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-27-2015 09:19 PM

Are they installed on one side of a door or both?

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#1 posted 09-27-2015 09:28 PM

Usually they are installed on the inside of outswing doors and the outside of inswing doors. They can be on both sides if there’s damage or in areas where the door could be hit ie warehouse/ stockroom.

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#3 posted 09-28-2015 02:50 PM

As Dan said – - they are “on the side of the door you PUSH on”

Invented because of how doors swell with humidity and stick – - so a reinforcement for where you kick the door to get it open.

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