Guests touch base at your home, thump on your door and hold up for you to reply. While they are standing there, one of the few things they need to take a gander at is your door. A wooden entry door is rich and timeless. In any case it isn’t the most strong substance. The issue with any wood presented to wind, rain and whipping sun is that it reveals to its age rapidly. Evacuating the old finish and refreshing the wood will keep your doors looking new.
- Clean the door clean with trisodium phosphate (TSP). TSP is solid cleaner that will slice through any measure of oil or grime.
- Apply a ¼-inch-thick cover of paint stripper to the door. Permit the paint stripper to infiltrate any varnish that has been connected to the door for in the ballpark of 20 minutes.
- Scrape the definitive finish off the door with a paint scraper. Remove to the extent that as you can with the scraper. Wipe the door with a wet towel to remove any synthetic deposit. Let the door dry completely.
- Sand the door with medium-gravel sandpaper. Remove any finish that remains on the door. Sand until the wood is bare. The door will be smooth and delicate to the touch. Wipe away the sanding dust with a sodden cloth.
- Dunk a clean brush into the stain. Apply a dainty layer of stain to the door. Rub the stain in with a clean cloth. Rehash this process until you have stained the whole door. Apply additional layers of stain to extend the finish.
- Apply a polyurethane top layer. Pick a non-yellowing top layer. Apply the polyurethane with a clean brush. You can pick matte, silk or shine finish. Every one of the three will safeguard the stain finish. Permit the top layer to dry overnight.