Things can not be insured against dilapidation. Even the strongest and most reliable doors need repair and restoration after a certain period of time. Of course, many factors determine the duration of trouble-free operation of doors: the base material, the quality and thickness of the protective layer, the installation location.
Restoration of doors with their own hands is carried out in different techniques and involves mainly several stages. It is clear that minor damages (scratches, chips of the protective layer) are quite easy to repair. Moreover, it does not require special knowledge or devices for work on the cosmetic update of products.
When choosing exterior doors, there are no trifles, since they simultaneously perform both decorative and protective functions. Naturally, a solid structure and burglar retardant qualities are the main characteristics of the structures. But you can not underestimate the appearance, as the front door is the hallmark of the apartment, house. Scratched, rusted cloths make a repulsive impression. But minor damage is easy to remove.
These designs are deservedly considered the highest quality. Regular maintenance of the surface, restoration of metal doors will significantly prolong the service life.
The elimination of corrosion on a metal sheet is carried out in several stages using a solvent, an iron brush, paint, primer, roller. First, rust and cracked paint are removed with a brush. The section to be repaired is sanded and then treated with a solvent. If necessary, putty, ground. After complete drying of the primer paint is applied.
Entrance doors are made of oak, pine leaves and are no longer common. The owners are in no hurry to change the tree, because the material has excellent sound and heat insulation parameters, aesthetic appearance. A long period of operation depends on the careful handling and timely repair of the web.
Options for updating and repairing interior doors
It is quite natural that over time minor defects appear on the surface: scratches, stains. If the main canvas is well preserved, then there is no point in changing the door. Since the apartments usually have identical doors, a cardinal update is a very expensive pleasure. To restore products is much easier / more economical. Restoration is local (elimination of scratches / cracks, paint / varnish chipping) and global (changing the hue of the canvas, applying the decor / pattern).
The standard stages of work: priming, grinding, putty, painting or applying varnish. What to use and what methods to carry out repairs in each particular case are determined by the base / coating materials, the desired result.
Restoration of doors from the array begins with the removal of the old coating. Chapped varnish can be removed with a special mixture, grinder or sandpaper. If there is a carved decor on the canvas, then it is more rational to use a solvent. Then the surface is cleaned with fine sandpaper, that is, the roughness is removed.
The next stage - applying mastic on chips, cracks. At this stage of repair, you can also change the shade of the canvas with the help of stain.