Protect Your Car Door From Hitting the Garage Wall with a Pool Noodle

DIY Pool Noodle Door Guard

In a typical one-car garage, there’s usually not enough room to open your car door all the way to get out. Like a leaf gliding in the wind, you must gracefully slide out of your car through a narrowly cracked door holding it against you so it doesn’t hit the wall.

For worry-free door operation, Pinterest user C. Murphy used half of a swimming pool noodle bought at the dollar store, cut it in half and used bolts to attach it to the wall. In a small garage, you’re going to be parking in roughly the same spot every time so position the bolts so they’re clear of where the door usually hits.

Photo: C. Murphy

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