How to Stop a Door From Swinging Open

Stop a door from opening on it's own by putting a slight bend in the hinge pin.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Hammer
  • Pliers

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • You'll need a nail to knock out the hinge pin.