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Looking for plastic piece that stops dresser drawer from falling out....

Looking for plastic piece that stops dresser drawer from falling out....

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Old 08-26-15, 08:00 AM
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Looking for plastic piece that stops dresser drawer from falling out....

We have a dresser that is about 7 years old. One of the plastic pieces that is at the front of the drawer has broken and the drawer just falls out. It was in place by a screw and just popped in half. I haven't been able to find exactly what I'm looking for on Home Depot/Lowe's even though they keep calling it a drawer stop, I'm seeing mostly the ones that go in the back. Any suggestions?
 
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Old 08-26-15, 08:08 AM
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Welcome to the forums!

Screwing a stop to the back of the drawer might be the simplest fix.

posting a pic or two would help us better understand the situation - http://www.doityourself.com/forum/el...your-post.html
 
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Old 08-26-15, 08:29 AM
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This is what the piece looks like. Name:  4601.jpg
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Old 08-26-15, 09:02 AM
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I'm a little confused. I don't see how a piece connected to the front of the drawer can stop it from falling out unless it is part of the drawer slide mechanism. Does the drawer have a metal slide or slides and was this piece part of that? It looks more like a child safety latch that has to be depressed to open the drawer.

Marksr's suggestion to screw a stop (a little piece of wood would do) to the back of the drawer as a stop is easy if you are just trying to stop the drawer from sliding all the way out. Attach it with a single screw so you can pivot it out of the way should you ever want to remove the drawer.
 
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The piece is underneath the drawer at the front. I'm assuming that it is part of the sliding mechanism.
 
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Old 08-26-15, 09:40 AM
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Please post a picture of a drawer with an unbroken one so we can see its location.
 
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Old 08-26-15, 02:35 PM
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Drawer Stop

In its normal position, it hits the inside of the face frame and stops the drawer. It can be flexed to allow it to pass the face frame so the drawer can be removed.
 
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Old 08-26-15, 02:43 PM
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Drawer Stop

This should work:

32-125 Drawer Stop : SWISCO.com
 
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