Maintaining Your Aluminium Doors and Shutters

Aluminium is a versatile metal that is known for its ability to be used for a range of different applications, from constructing commercial airliners to wrapping up our food to store in the fridge. Aluminium enjoys many different characteristics, making it an incredibly versatile material to use. For example, it is incredibly lightweight yet, at the same time, extremely durable; this means that aluminium doors and shutters have the ability to withstand the brutality of the weather with ease, while still offering easy operation and maintenance. Many roller shutters and industrial doors are created using aluminium, which is why it is important that you know to correctly maintain them.

Handling

Property looking after and maintaining your aluminium shutters includes ensuring correct handling. For example, you should take steps to avoid aluminium components scraping against surfaces with coarse textures and it is very important that you do not drag the metal across the ground as this will damage its structural integrity. In addition to this, large items made of aluminium should always be carried by at least two people to avoid damage or injury.

Storage

Aluminium that is not being used should never be left to the mercy of the weather. Aluminium may not rust, but it is still susceptible to wear and corrosion. Resistance to corrosion and durability are protected and maintained through proper storage conditions. To ensure that the metal remains in tip top condition it should be stored in a dry, clean and dust free environment.

Cleaning

Taking care of aluminium products is simpler than people think! All you have to do is ensure that dirt is not able to build up. If you do not clean it away, the grime can accrue, leading to staining which is very difficult to remove without harsh chemicals that can damage the finish of your aluminium. In ascending order of harshness, aluminium can be cleaned using plain water, mild soap, a wax based polish, abrasive wax, or an abrasive cleaner. Here at ABC Industrial, we have a wide variety of high quality aluminium doors and roller shutters that are guaranteed to secure industrial and commercial buildings of any size. By giving your aluminium the maintenance it requires, you can ensure that your Roller Shutter doors will remain in tip top condition for as long as possible. To find out more information, get in touch with our expert team today!

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