How to Maintain Front Door Furniture

Dull or corroded door furniture is far from attractive. Over time, brass door furniture loses its shine, but this can be cured with a few easy steps, a bit of elbow grease and 10 minutes of your time! To help you with your DIY task, here are our top tips on how to maintain front door furniture.


You will need: Rubber gloves, plastic basin, soft scourer sponge, soapy water, soft cloth, salt, vinegar and metal polish.


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Protect your hands with a pair of rubber gloves and mix up one cup of hot water with one tablespoon each of salt and vinegar. Apply the solution to the door furniture and use a soft scourer sponge in circular motions to buff away the dullness and dirt.


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As you work to buff away the nasty deposits, you will start to see the dirt dissolve. When the brass looks clean, wash it with warm soapy water and rinse thoroughly with clean water. Dry the fitting thoroughly with a cloth.


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Take the metal polish and begin to work it into the fitting with a soft cloth. Use plenty of elbow grease and you will soon see the shine return!


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For heavily weathered brass door furniture, try polishing the build-up of brown deposits with a few household ingredients.


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Apply a solution of hot water, salt and vinegar liberally with a scourer sponge. By loosening the deposits, you will be able to rinse the brass fitting with fresh water. Once clean and dry, polish the area.


If the elements have taken a severe toll on your brass door furniture, you may need to replace them with new fittings. Our range of front door furniture features numerous finishes including brass, chrome, and stainless steel in satin and polished finish to suit the aesthetic of your property.


From nightlatch locks to door knockers, letter plates, house numbers and letters, our range of polished brass front door furniture will add the perfect finish to your property. Add a touch of sophistication to your front door with a Victorian door knockers. The timeless design of our Victorian door knocker is the perfect centrepiece for traditional and transitional style properties.


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