Antique chrome door knobs
Chrome Door Knobs Guide : Antique Chrome Door Knobs
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One of the best things about working with chrome door knobs is the fact that they are pretty low maintenance. Below are a few tips and guidelines to ensure that yours look good and serve you well for a very long time.Clean the surface on a regular basis – Chrome door knobs are super easy to clean so this should not be too hard. All you need is lukewarm water, a little soap and a clean absorbent cloth. This helps to get rid of grease from our hands and dirt from the environment. If you want your door knobs to shine a little brighter, you could always use chrome door knob polish to buff the surfaces after you have cleaned them.Grease the movable parts – This maintenance practice applies to all door knobs types and not just chrome. It ensures that the knob works perfectly overtime. This applies mainly if the door knob doubles as the lock and not just as a tool to pull the door with.Avoid exposure to extreme temperatures if possible – Chrome is metal and metal conducts heat. Exposure to extreme temperatures could cause harm to the door’s users. Exposure to heat also causes decorative chrome to lose its glow over time which leaves your door knobs looking dull and boring. Therefore if possible, avoid installing them where there is direct sunlight or unhindered exposure to things like snow.Avoid using the door knob as a hook to hang your items – This is a horrible habit that many of us are guilty of. You get home after a long day, take off your coat and bag and use the door knob as your hanging hook. With time, this weakens the rivets and screws that hold the chrome door knob to the door and increases chances that it will come loose and require to be installed again.
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