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Caring for your new door
Cleaning your door
Your new GRP composite door will stay in top condition with just one clean a month.
Here’s how to care for each part of your door.
|Part of the door||Cleaning||Finishing|
|Door Leaf||Keep the grime and grit away with warm soapy water and wipe dry with a soft cloth|
|Door Frame||Wash with warm soapy warm||Stubborn stains demand a specialised UPVC cleaner. Read cleaners guidelines carefully|
|External Glass||Wash with warm soapy water with a soft cloth||Finish with a proprietary glass cleaner|
|Leaded Glass||Wash with warm soapy water||Finish with a proprietary glass cleaner
(N.B. oxidisation will naturally occur over time)
|Wake a clean cloth and warm water with a mild detergent, then simply wipe clean to a shine|
Maintaining your door
GRP composite doors are low maintenance -
You’ll find a little care every six months goes a very long way.
|Part of the door||Recommended Maintenance||Notes|
|Hinges||Keep them at their best by lubricating with a little light engineering oil, e.g 3 in 1|
|Cylinder Locks||Need lubricating with a Teflon based lubricant||They're sensitive so don't use oil or graphite powder|
|Just add a touch of light engineering oil on all moving parts||Easpecially important if you live near the coast or by a building or industriak site|