Stainless Steel Hardware, Windows and Door Handles

The corrosion resistance of stainless steel hardware, windows and door handles is largely dependent on how clean the they are kept. Any contamination of the surface will impair the action of the thin layer of chromium oxide, which is central to the protection of stainless steel products.

Regular and frequent cleaning of stainless steel is therefore key to preserving their appearance. For best results use a clean cloth and warm water with a mild detergent. Should any stains remain, we recommend using mild, non-scratching abrasing powders such as typical household cleaners. Dilute in warm water and apply with sponges, cloths or brushes. For harsher stains, a drop of vinegar in addition may help.

Please DO NOT use carbon steel brushes or steel wool as these may leave particles embedded in the surface of the door handle, which can lead to rusting.

After cleaning the handle, rinse in clean hot water and dry completely with a towel.

We recommend cleaning once a month, or more for areas that are especially susceptible to soiling.

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