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Stop right now! Posted On 09 August 2019

Door stops are ideal for allowing air to circulate around rooms without the fear of slamming doors. But if the colder weather sets in, a draught excluder is ideal to eliminate draughts and slow down heat loss. Here are our favourite finds!

  1. Croft Collection Chunky Knit Door Stop
    This unusual but attractive doorstop is hand knitted from chunky cotton yarn and is finished off with a lovely wide leather handle.
    £18 • www.johnlewis.com
  2. Personalised Mile Stop Door Stop by the Oak & Rope Company
    A truly personal door stop! Up to four favourite locations and the distances can be engraved on these chunky door stops. Made from ‘green oak’ and weighs approx. 4kg.
    £105 • www.notonthehighstreet.com
  3. Cement Door Stop
    Now this is certainly a durable choice for a door stop! Cast in cement, it has an industrial feel that will fit well in any
    contemporary home. Dimensions: H35cm, D11cm.
    £30 • www.gardentrading.co.uk
  4. Cat Doorstop Faux Leather
    Pay homage to your furry pet with this cat doorstop. Made from faux leather and filled with dried sand, it’s the perfect home addition for any cat lover.
    £19.50 • www.avocadostone.co.uk
  5. Croft Collection Chunky Knit Draught Excluder
    A gorgeous hand knitted draught excluder made from chunky cotton yarn. Featuring real leather handle. Ideal to help banish the chills.
    £35 • www.johnlewis.com
  6. Dora Designs Black Sheep of the Family Draught Excluder
    The perfect way to keep your home warm and draught free. This cute flock of fluffy sheep is weighted with sand and weighs approx. 2.5kg.
    £64.99 • www.millbryhill.co.uk
  7. Enchanted Rainbows White Unicorn Faux Fur Draught Excluder
    Ideal for the kids’ room, this unicorn draught excluder is bang on trend. Made from 100% polyester.
    £18.95 • www.heat-treats.co.uk
  8. Harlesden Check Fabric Draught Excluder
    Woven in the UK, this Harlesden Check Draught Excluder features traditional check in an autumnal colour palette, with coordinating piping and reverse.
    £28.99 • www.wayfair.co.uk
  9. Personalised Unicorn Door Stop
    Get personalising with this pastel pink unicorn door stop. A message of your choice can be embroidered on, making it the perfect addition to your home.
    £22.99 • www.very.co.uk

Did you know?
Very little is known about the person who was given credit as the inventor of what is commonly known as the ‘door stop’; but Osburn Dorsey, a 19th century African-American inventor, received patent number 210,764 for this invention back on 10th December 1878!

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