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Your door is the first thing people see when taking a look at your home, so it is only natural that you would want to keep it in pristine condition for as long as you reside there. We recommend composite doors since they are a great option due to their durability,

robustness, and aesthetic appeal. Even though they require minimal maintenance, they still need occasional care and attention. As long as you clean your composite door regularly, you will not have to purchase a replacement anytime soon, saving you a great deal of time, effort, and money!

In this article, we will be going over whether or not composite doors need maintenance so you can gain the knowledge to take care of them.

How to maintain composite doors?

Monthly maintenance of your composite door should be your top priority. Make sure you remove any sand or stones on the door's surface that could scratch your door while you clean it. This will not only make it simpler to remove hard dirt and grime, but it will also prevent problems such as discolouration. To clean composite doors, you only need warm soapy water and a gentle cloth due to their resilience and durability. 

Wipe it clean and concentrate on any accumulated dirt you find. Do this with the door open and closed to ensure you reach all the edges and uncover any dirt hiding in plain sight. You can also clean the panes of your door with soapy water. Using a microfiber towel for these surfaces will prevent streaks and lint from appearing on the glass. You may also use standard glass cleaner to add a little shine to your door's glass components. 

Your door's hardware may also require intermediate maintenance to maintain its appearance and functionality. Warm soapy water can be used to clean handles, hinges, letterboxes, knockers, and other hardware elements. Ensure any extra water is removed afterwards to avoid unwanted stains or damage. We recommend putting grease on the hooks, deadbolt, face of the latch, and rollers' sides to lubricate the locking system. 

Lubricating the door's working parts once a year is sufficient to maintain the door opening smoothly. Lubricate the roller slots with a general lubricant. A silicone or graphite-based lubricant can be sprayed into the cylinder to lubricate it. Never apply lubricant or oil to the cylinder. 

We highly advise that you avoid using scouring pads, abrasive chemical cleaners, bleach, solvents, adhesives, and steam or high-pressure cleaners. There is a high probability that using these products and materials to clean your door will result in lasting harm. The same applies to your door frame and casing, which are frequently composed of the same materials.

Conclusion

Composite door maintenance is straightforward, which is one of the numerous advantages of this door style. It is totally up to you to determine whether your door needs a mild cleaning, and depending on the location of your home, it may require regular cleaning. Since they are so simple to maintain and care for, they are an excellent option if you want a door that will last without requiring extensive upkeep.

If you are in search of high quality composite doors, then Rock Solid Doors may be the installers you’ve been looking for! Our mission at Rock Solid Doors is to give you all the assistance and information you need to select the appropriate composite door in a courteous and non-obligatory manner. For your peace of mind, we only provide and install premium-quality brand-name doors, which are all professionally installed by us and come with a 10-year warranty and building rules compliance certificate.

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Creighton Ave, St Albans, AL1 2LG
0800 540 4366
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63 Google reviews
Graham Kidd
Graham Kidd
2 November 2023
100% recommend Paul and Harry a great father and son team! I'm so pleased that we used them to supply and fit our new front door. Straightforward to deal with from start to finish and communication throughout was excellent. They are extremely knowledgeable and were able to offer advice and suggestions when we were choosing the door we wanted. Nothing was rushed during the installation with great attention to detail. They took away our old door and frame and left everything clean and tidy at the end of the job. Thank you, Harry, for taking the time to go through everything with us at the end of the job, much appreciated. I would not hesitate in using Paul and Harry again. Thank you both so much, we are so pleased!
Andrew Brant
Andrew Brant
30 October 2023
Had a door fitted today. Extremely happy with the quality of the finish, attention to detail. Left site clean and tidy. Very impressed. Would highly recommend
Daniel Ashworth
Daniel Ashworth
6 October 2023
Had a door fitted by these very friendly chaps about 18 months ago. We're very happy with it. When an issue arose with the mechanism, they came out and fixed it in about 5 minutes and it's as it if is brand new again. Very pleased, would highly recommend.
L Edwards
L Edwards
2 October 2023
Communication with Paul was faultless throughout. He was polite, knowledgeable and efficient. Harry and Paul installed our new door, problem solving along the way. The finish was neat and tidy and they offered us excellent after sales service aswell. Would highly recommend.
Susie
Susie
22 September 2023
Highly recommend. We had our front door fitted by this lovely team. They were friendly, helpful, willing to listen to me debate options and provided helpful advice for choosing the right door for us. When he had a slight issue (no fault of their own) they came out to us the very next day and sorted it. Such a good supplier to work with!
Ed Barkham
Ed Barkham
21 September 2023
Brilliant service. No hidden costs or fees and no heavy sales tactics. Very open and clear from the start, and they worked really hard to fit a great new door in our thinner than average doorway! Great value and great result. Will be recommending to all.
fiona richards
fiona richards
10 September 2023
Highly recommend Rock Solid doors. We have used this friendly family company several times and have recommended them to others who have been equally impressed with the high standard of work and the product. We have received quick service and found them to be very reliable knowledgeable with no hard sell. The installations have been carried out professionally and they go the extra mile to ensure you are happy with everything. The external doors are robust and we are impressed with the quality of the product.
James Cooper
James Cooper
24 July 2023
Faultless customer service from a fantastic company to do business with. From start to finish it’s been a pleasure buying composite doors from Rock Solid Doors – in fact, we were so impressed with the front door and installation service they provided (we opted for a Solidor Ludlow 2 with 2 x fully glazed side lights) that we got them back to supply our utility door (Windsor Solidor – fully glazed) shortly afterwards. Paul dealt with our initial queries promptly, came to measure on site and provided a competitive quote very efficiently. These guys are first-rate craftsmen and know their stuff: evidenced by working around a couple of quirky construction issues without any problem – leaving us really impressed with the end product. It’s great to come across a local business that takes pride in what they do, going the extra mile for customer satisfaction – we cannot recommend Rock Solid Doors highly enough! Thank you Paul and Harry!
Simon Gould
Simon Gould
25 June 2023
Brilliant service from Paul at Rock Solid; our letter box seal had gone causing a slight leak - he responded immediately, attended this week and fixed with a new gasket. Would highly recommend the product and the service.
Lidia Duncan
Lidia Duncan
16 June 2023
I ordered my Vogue Rock door with the Ocean glass from Rock Solid Doors at the end of 2021. I had a number of criteria when searching for my new entrance door. It’s ability to insulate had to be A rated. I also wanted it to have a good quality locking mechanism that is smooth in action. My new door needed to be modern with a pane that lets plenty of light in and thus goes lower than the half line on the door, while leaving sufficient height for the letter box, so it is sufficiently high to be comfortably reached by our postman. The Vogue Rock door provided all that and more. I love sailing and the Ocean glass design evokes the lines of a sail in a beautifully minimalistic fashion. It also makes the door look unique, which is always a bonus. During my search for the perfect door I had lots of technical questions too. Only Paul and his colleague from Rock Solid Doors were able to answer all my questions and provide a door that offered what I was looking for. They supplied and fitted my new door in early 2022. My heating bill has gone down noticeably, as a result. With the golden oak wood grain on the outside, my door looks beautiful and elegant. Everyone who comes to the house for the first-time comment on it. The multi-locking mechanism has a smooth action and it is easy to use. The white wood grain on the inside finishes off the hallway like a designer window and door in one. Paul and his colleague went out of their way to make sure that I have the door and the finish just, as I wanted and that it worked seamlessly there on. We could not be happier. Thank You!
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