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jeffro49 01-19-2009 12:30 PM

Wood Front Door Care
 
I have a nice 3 yr old wood front door. I'd like to know how I should care for it? What do I use to clean it? How often should I clean it? Should I seal it and protect it and if so with what and how often? I just want to make sure I keep it in perfect condition and don't have to refinish it in 5 yrs. It is protected by a covered porch so does not get direct sunlight. There is no storm door.

Termite 01-19-2009 01:38 PM

Do you know what the original finish on the door is? Is it an oil, a stain, and does it have polyurethane (clear gloss) on it? What wood is the door made of?

Tom Struble 01-19-2009 02:22 PM

By having it protected for the sun you made keeping your wood door nice much easier you will probably get by with just cleaning it once in a while:thumbsup:


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