Once you have purchased your Premdor internal door you can rest assured that you have selected a quality product that will last for many, many years.
It goes without saying that routinely maintaining your internal doors will ensure that they remain in excellent condition. Regularly cleaning and checking that all hinges and locks are in good working order will undoubtedly help prolong the life of your doors.
This guide will give you help and advice on the following areas:Cleaning
Dusting your door regularly with a soft duster will prevent dust from settling in the recesses and keep it looking in pristine condition. Different cleaning methods are applicable to different types of doors; for example:
Timber doors - If you want to give your timber door a little more TLC, you can apply paint and stains. Apply sparingly as build up will also show up any finger marks.
TOP TIP: Ensure the door surface is clean before applying any finish.
Moulded, flush and laminate doors – Under no circumstances should you use abrasive, solvent or industrial cleaning products as they may damage the surface of the door.
Routinely check hinges, latches and door furniture to ensure that it remains in good working order, especially in high traffic areas. Check that screws are all sufficiently tightened, and apply WD40 to areas that may be sticking or squeaking. Wear and tear can be prevented by using a lubricating oil on hinges, latches and handles.
It is important to remember that Fire doors will only offer protection if they are properly fitted with the correct ancillary products, and if they are regularly maintained. In domestic settings, this includes checking the following:
Depending on the type of door that you have selected, it may arrive unfinished and require painting. The following tips can help you achieve a quality painted finish for your door:
Applying a stain to a timber door can create a great effect. The following tips and advice will help ensure that you get the best possible results:
TOP TIP: Try to work quickly and apply the stain evenly, making sure there is no overlap.
If your installation requires matching internal doors, an ideal choice of door would be from the Premdor Portfolio range. These doors feature consistent wood finishes, textures and colours, whilst maintaining their own unique grain patterns.
Depending on the damage, it is often possible to repair a door and get it looking as good as new. If the door in question is a fire door, it is essential that the repairs are carried out by someone who is accredited and approved by both Premdor and Certifire to ensure that you can maintain the BWF- CERTIFIRE certification.
If you are looking for information and advice on caring for internal doors on site, or at the installation stage, take a look at these helpful downloadable guides.