Investing in a Pinnacle door is a choice for excellence. The superb craftsmanship that goes into each door ensures not only aesthetic appeal but also long-lasting durability. This Door Maintenance Guide aims to be an easy-to-follow, all-inclusive manual for maintaining a pristine home with minimal effort.
The Importance of Regular Maintenance
Regular maintenance is pivotal in preserving the elegance and operational efficiency of your doors. It safeguards against common wear-and-tear issues, extending the lifespan of your door significantly.
General Cleaning Techniques
Cleaning your doors every four months is a good practice. Use a soft cloth and mild soap solution to gently wipe down the door surface and glass. Rinse with clean water and dry with a soft towel to prevent water spots.
Cleaning Techniques for uPVC, Aluminium, and Composite Doors
- uPVC Doors:
- Avoid abrasive cleaners which can scratch and dull the surface.
- Check the rubber seal fitted to the outer frame annually for any signs of damage.
- Aluminium Doors:
- Utilise a matching RAL touch-up pen for any minor scratches found during your door-check.
- Keep the aluminium roller track free from any dirt or debris to ensure smooth operation.
- Composite Doors:
- After cleaning, polish the handles and letter plate with a quality wax furniture polish, applying directly to the cloth and not the product.
- Ensure there’s no gap between the letter plate and the face of the door; tighten the screws behind the internal flap if necessary.
Maintenance Schedule for Longevity
- Annually lubricate moving parts with a silicone-based spray lubricant, except for the rolling mechanisms in aluminium bi-folding doors as they require no lubrication.
- Conduct a thorough inspection of the rubber seals, key mechanisms, and other hardware.
- Ensure the threshold and drainage holes are clean and free from obstructions.
Condensation is a common occurrence, especially during colder months. It’s essential to maintain a well-ventilated home to prevent excessive condensation on your doors and windows.
Enhancing Durability and Aesthetics Through Proper Care
Adhering to a regular cleaning and maintenance routine will keep your Pinnacle doors looking brand new and functioning optimally for years to come. With a 10-year guarantee on our doors, rest assured you’ve made a solid investment in the beauty and security of your home.
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