How to clean a composite door


How to clean a composite door

how to maintain a composite door


With many across the UK and Ireland having to self isolate, some are using the opportunity and spare time to maintain their homes as well as starting some new DIY projects. 

We’d like to take this opportunity to provide you on how to clean your composite door and keep it looking as new as the day you got it. 

Don’t know what a composite door is? Check out our composite door guide.

Our Apeer paint finish is designed to be tough and hard wearing with minimal maintenance. A high quality door should need minimal maintenance, but there are a number of things you can do in order to keep it in the best condition possible.

Clean Regularly

We recommend you clean your door and door furniture with hot soapy water and a soft microfibre cloth once a month or when dirty. We recommend ensuring the door surface is clear from grit or stones that might scrape against the door during cleaning. 

No abrasive or chemical products, including metal cleaners, should be used when cleaning your door, if you’re unsure, please send us an email and we can clarify for you. 


We recommend lubricating the locking system bi–annually by applying grease to the hooks, deadbolt, face of the latch and the sides of the rollers.  The roller slots should be oiled with a general lubricant . You can lubricate the cylinder by spraying a silicone or graphite based lubricant into the cylinder twice a year. Never use grease or oil in the cylinder.

Interested in finding out more about our high quality doors? You can check out the Apeer range of composite doors now.

If any further advice is required, please give us a call and we will be happy to talk you through the cleaning process or alternatively, send us an email to

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