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Past ROR Brides... Silly Question....

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#1 bsullivan2

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    Posted 18 February 2009 - 02:12 AM

    This may seem silly, but I have been reading that we should bring a magnet for the balcony doors at ROR to keep the air on. I recently bought small round magnets from Michaels and I was planning on putting those in the OOT bags. Does the magnet have to be a large one or can it be small? I know this may be a no brainer, but I want to make sure that I am giving my guests things that they can use!

    #2 kitty_kat_uk

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      Posted 18 February 2009 - 07:23 AM

      good question, I was going to buy some magnets for the guests too!

      #3 geology_rocks

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        Posted 19 February 2009 - 12:46 PM

        The magnet we used was about the diameter of nickel. The surface area doesn't matter so much as the strength, a flimsy magnet won't likely work.

        #4 tina82

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          Posted 19 February 2009 - 08:59 PM

          Did you put a card in with the magnet? And what did you put on the card for directions

          #5 Bride010101

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            Posted 19 February 2009 - 11:07 PM

            Ours were little circles (probably dime size-ish) that we bought from Michael. We put them in a little plastic snack bag with a note saying to keep your room cool. And then a sentace explaining they can put it over the sensor on the balcony door frame when the door is open to keep the AC on.

            Of note - you can hear a little click when you get it in the right place - and obviously can hear the AC still on. Plus I would add a note to consider taking it off when you are leaving the room - or provide multiple magnets - because several of our guests lost theirs when the maid closed teh balcony door and the magnet fell off.

            They worked perfectly@

            #6 jesjess

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              Posted 20 February 2009 - 08:35 AM

              Wow,,this is great information!!!!! What strength magnet do you need
              I will def. put these in my oot bags!!!

              #7 geology_rocks

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                Posted 20 February 2009 - 10:59 AM

                if the magnet will hold a few pieces of paper to the refridgerator, it should keep the a/c on!

                #8 drbrainfreeze

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                  Posted 20 February 2009 - 11:00 AM

                  Anyone know if those VistaPrint magnets are strong enough?

                  #9 Jamaicabride409

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                    Posted 21 February 2009 - 12:14 AM

                    This definitely is a great idea, what would I do without this wedding fourm!!!

                    #10 krista

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                      Posted 21 February 2009 - 08:58 AM

                      I would never of thought of this!!

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