I got this because I often like to prop open my front door for cross-ventilation. Sometimes, I forget the door is propped open and go do things around the house or even fall asleep.
Putting this behind my door prevents people from being able to come in whether my door is propped open, or if it's closed.
I tried the much cheaper MasterLock version previously but was unimpressed. The plastic parts were very brittle and broke within 3 months. This led me to the Buddybar since I wanted something more reliable and that would last longer.
Comparing the Buddybar to the Master Lock makes the MasterLock one feel like something bought at a dollar store… Read more