Screen doors are great additions to any home. They provide an aesthetic boost and can be an energy efficient feature that will help you save money on your monthly electric bills. However, you should also acknowledge that this feature is continuously exposed to the outdoor elements a lot more than your main entry door since they’re installed on the outside. That’s why it’s essential to know how to clean a screen door and keep it looking great. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to clean screen doors Adelaide:
Before we proceed, gather the materials that you will need for screen door cleaning and maintenance. Here’s a list of everything you need to clean your screen door:
- Sponge or microfiber cloth
- A bucket
- Clean water
- All-purpose cleaner
After you’ve gathered everything, it’s now time to start cleaning your screen door Adelaide. We’ll go step by step to make sure you can follow with ease.
Step One: Remove Screen (if possible)
First, you’ll need to remove the screen itself to make cleaning easier and more convenient. Removing the screens on your storm door is a simple process. Most of the time, you can pop them out by pushing a couple of clips. You can also check the manual of your screen door to know how to remove the screen. However, if your screen door doesn’t have this feature, you can skip this step altogether.
Step 2: Vacuum the Screen
Using an extendable vacuum, you should vacuum your screen to suck away excess dirt and dust that are stuck on the screen. It may seem unnecessary, but you’ll be surprised by how much debris gets stuck on those tiny holes. When vacuuming your screen, make sure you lay it on a towel. Do not push too hard to avoid damaging the screen.
Step 3: Wash the Screen
Once the screen is free from any excess dirt and dust, it’s time to wash the screen. Using an all-purpose cleaner, a bucket or water, make a mixture of 3/4 water and 1/4 cleaner. After you’ve made the mixture, lift your screen to an upright position and use your sponge or microfiber cloth to scrub down the screen. Gently scrub down the screen and make sure you wash both sides. After giving your screen a good scrubbing, rinse it with clean water, let it dry before installing it back to the actual door.
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