Next door have an ironwork gate between their house and ours. The
hinges are mounted on our wall - (brick built).
When they slam the gate there is an awful clang, rattle and vibration.
I am thinking of volunteering to seat the hinge brackets on some
flexible vibration/noise absorbent material - foam rubber or the
Do people think it will make any difference? - if so what material
would you suggest?
=================================Leave the hinges as they are but attach rubber buffers (small round door
stops) or a rubber strip to the bolt side of the gate. Experiment with a
few of these to see what works best.
It might help in the long run to remove the gate and re-fix on 3" wooden
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You could mount it on a solid rubber block, such that the gate hinge
fixing was separated from the fixing of the block to the wall. The
biggest difference you could make would be to add a rubber cushion of
some sort to the gates closure to prevent the clang as it closes.
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