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Magnetic door holders "stay there until you really push on it." The commercial electromagnetic style have a range of holding forces from "strong" to "mount that thing on a wall stud; you'll rip it clean off if it's only mounted to the drywall!" (These are commonly used for releasing fire control doors by a fire alarm system.) ...


There are door closers that control the last 4-5”. That is to say, they allow the door to swing freely for opening, etc., but when closing they slow the door to a very slow swing. The closers are expensive, but they’ll do the trick. Try They have a terrible website, but great customer service. Give them a call.

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