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Overhead Door Closer Size 3

Overhead Door Closer Size 3
Average Customer Rating:
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Rating Breakdown 41 reviews
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34 of 41(83%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for Eclipse 28730 Overhead Door Closer Silver
Review 1 for Eclipse 28730 Overhead Door Closer Silver
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simple and effective
10 Jul 2014
By
, EWssex
"Excellent value for money and simple to install, plain English instructions with a fool proof template for all fixings."
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 2 for Eclipse 28730 Overhead Door Closer Silver
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Dose the job
21 Feb 2014
By
, Watford
"This door closer is a fraction of the cost of others on the market and works very well
Although some of them have come missing parts I think this is a blip (bad batch)
Would recommend !
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Review 3 for Eclipse 28730 Overhead Door Closer Silver
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excellent product
27 Nov 2013
By
, Moffat
"great value for money, does what it is meant to, at a fraction of the price usually,"
Review 4 for Eclipse 28730 Overhead Door Closer Silver
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Quality at affordable price
4 Nov 2013
By
, Surrey
"This is a really good product at what seems a giveaway price. Sensible understandable template makes fixing a doddle. Works well and looks the part."
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 5 for Eclipse 28730 Overhead Door Closer Silver
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Door closer
1 Oct 2013
By
, Bournemouth
"instructions a bit vague but fitted plenty of similar so not much of an issue but could be if its your first closer. sturdy well built will just have to see how long it is before the oil starts seeping out."
Review 6 for Eclipse 28730 Overhead Door Closer Silver
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Good value closer
10 Aug 2013
By
, Cwmbran
"Not the best looking closer in the world, but, as it was going in my garage it didn't really matter. I found the instructions a little bit baffling at first, but after a few minutes folding along the lines it then made sense. I used this on the garage side of my garage to kitchen door that opens in to the kitchen (the push side). It can be fitted on either side as required. Works fine and the adjustment range was also good,"
Review 7 for Eclipse 28730 Overhead Door Closer Silver
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Easily fitted
24 Jul 2013
By
, West Yorkshire
"Fitted one of these on the office door for my boss at work. With prices ranging from about £12 to over £100 for door closers, I warned her not to expect too much from it, before I bought it. But when I opened the packaging I was surprised at the quality, which seems quite good.
As for fitting, well I very rarely use templates; simply measured the distance from the edge of the door to the first screw on the template, then used that as a reference on the door. No problems at all."
Review 8 for Eclipse 28730 Overhead Door Closer Silver
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Great door closer
19 Jul 2013
By
, Gloucestershire
"I bought this to prevent children slamming the door shut or banging it open. It is on a heavy Oak door and after adjustment works brilliantly"
Review 9 for Eclipse 28730 Overhead Door Closer Silver
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Closer - An open & shut case.
18 Jul 2013
By
, Livingston
"Ideal for a lightweight door, closer instructions clear - template makes drilling the fixing holes easy. Easy to adjust the closing and slam speeds, although may need adjustment when the closer has been in use for a week or so.
Recommended
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Review 10 for Eclipse 28730 Overhead Door Closer Silver
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Door closer
15 Apr 2013
By
, Shrewsbury
"Great cheap product and reasonably easy to fit once you've figured out which diagram suits your needs. The only problem is that you are not provided with a tool to adjust the tensioning, and I,m still trying to think of something that would do the job! The mid score for reliability is because I don't know yet. :0)"
Review 11 for Eclipse 28730 Overhead Door Closer Silver
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Just what I wanted
22 Feb 2013
By
, Bristol
"It took me longer to realise that the instructions are incomprehensible than to fit it. The fixing template was useful though. Hence only three stars for features. Reliability, I don't know yet.
By reducing the speed of closure I was able to make door opening easy enough.
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Review 12 for Eclipse 28730 Overhead Door Closer Silver
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Great value Door Closer
8 Oct 2012
By
, North London
"The Eclipse 28730 Overhead Door Closer is fantastic value for money.
I'm very impressed with the controls (probably common on these things but it's the first one I've fitted). You can get it to close very slowly 'til it's almost shut then speed up for the last 9 inches to ensure it latches.
Don't try to follow the installation instructions (I couldn't understand them) just follow your gut instinct after checking to see which way the arm moves.
Can't really comment on reliability yet, but, it certainly seems to be very well made."
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 13 for Eclipse 28730 Overhead Door Closer Silver
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Does what it says on the tin!
13 Apr 2012
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, Stoke on Trent
"Straightforward, easy to fit, does the job. Recently fitted so no indication of long term reliability yet but there appears to be very little to go wrong."
Review 14 for Eclipse 28730 Overhead Door Closer Silver
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Easy to use closer
28 Mar 2012
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, Tunbridge Wells
"Found it easy to fit, & adjust, alot cheaper than anywhere else"
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Door closer
1 Mar 2012
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, Southend on sea
"Very good door closer, very easy to fit if using supplied template. Easy adjustment for latch lock etc."
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door closer
22 Feb 2012
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, Cornwall
"Door closer works well has easy to read instructions plus fire rated and is good value wil buy again"
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great buy
8 Oct 2011
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, Aberdeen
"On a budget and wondered why these were the price they were £60 for 5 when you can pay that for 1, comes with fitting template and all fixings, easy to fit and works well, able to adjust to close as I wanted can't fault them and fail to see how more expensive ones would be better although I cant say how long they will perform without fault for."
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 18 for Eclipse 28730 Overhead Door Closer Silver
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cheap and nice
8 Jun 2011
By
, devon
"good value closer, comes with reverse fitting bracket which many dearer ones do not.
Quite a hard push to open but it has to be cat 3 for a fire door.
Finnish ok but if you pay £50 to £ 150 you would expect it to look better.
Quite thick in size if hinge side of door very close to a wall may affect opening of the door fully. some dearer ones are thinner. All closers of this type have adjustment so no brownie points there.
I have bought and fitted over 200 of these and never had one that does not work ."
3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
Review 19 for Eclipse 28730 Overhead Door Closer Silver
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Does the job, why pay more?
27 May 2011
By
, Wigan
"As the cheapest of the bunch, this closer would have to be bad to be poor value, but it isn't. It works well and only took about 20 minutes to fit. I bought it for the main entrance to our local Scout group building where it gets lots of hammer.
A handy feature is the adjusting screw to alter the closing speed. Just be aware that speeding up the closing time also increases the resistance to opening (and vice versa), so if you adjust it to make it easier to open for the little ones it takes a few seconds longer to close, which is really only a problem when you want to lock up in a hurry.
NB I only gave 3 stars for reliability as it has not been on long enough to tell. I expect it will deserve better
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under priced!
25 Feb 2011
By
, Birmingham
"It maybe the cheapest in the range, but there is nothing wrong with it, infact everything is right about it. cheap price, strong, reliable, easy to fit JOB DONE!"
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