Maintenance and operation of doors

Any front door as well as other interior items are one of the important components of the house and periodically need care and maintenance. Proper use of doors affects the significant increase in their service life and a reduction in the cost of conducting paid services. If the entrance doors were mounted by professionals, then for their maintenance during operation it will take minimum effort.

Обслуживание и эксплуатация дверей

Maintenance and operation of doors

Any front door as well as other interior items are one of the important components of the house and periodically need care and maintenance. Proper use of doors affects the significant increase in their service life and a reduction in the cost of conducting paid services. If the entrance doors were mounted by professionals, then for their maintenance during operation it will take minimum effort.

How to ensure proper care of the entrance doors

The doors will last a long time and without problems, with the following simple recommendations:

  • check the surface of the leaf from time to time, as well as locks, hinges and other elements;
  • once or twice during the year, lubricate all moving parts: lock bolts, door hinges, cylinders and other mechanisms. To do this, you can use engine oil or grease WD40;
  • caring for the door box and its leaf, use a microfiber cloth, after having moistened its soap solution with a small concentration. After this, the cloth must be wiped with a damp cloth and wait until it dries completely or use a dry cloth to wipe it off;
  • whatever door models are used, it is forbidden to clean them with an abrasive cleaner, or aggressive chemicals. Also, experts recommend that the door be serviced only at an air temperature exceeding + 5 ° C;
  • accessories used in metal doors should only be wiped with a dry and soft cloth;
  • all fastening screws, which can be seen at least once every 3-5 months, must be tightened with a screwdriver;
  • if there are any defects in operation, immediately contact a specialized service or a warranty in the company where the door was purchased.

What is prohibited during the operation of doors

The offered doors of Ukraine are of high quality and reliability, however in order to avoid the appearance of all kinds of defects when caring for them, it is forbidden:

  • use substances containing chlorine, as well as solvents or acetone, so that the door finish will not lose its original color and cloudiness;
  • press with excessive force on the door handle, otherwise it can easily be damaged;
  • use keys made in an artisanal way or in non-credible workshops;
  • press on the key using auxiliary tools or devices.

If the house is to be repaired

Even if you use good quality doors, planning to carry out repair work in the building, they will also need to be taken care of. For this, it is sufficient to observe the following rules:

  • use a polyethylene film and close the door leaf by fixing the edges with adhesive tape, but not touching the finishing materials nearby;
  • in the places where the lock bolts are located, make holes, and also cut through the holes for the handles;
  • ensure that dirt can’t enter the locking mechanism;
  • after finishing all work, remove the protective film and wash the building dust from the door with warm water, and then wipe it dry with a microfiber cloth.

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