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How to Stain Therma Tru Fiberglass Entry Doors

Friday, 15 June 2012, 2:02 | DOORS TIPS, EXTERIOR DOORS | 0 Comment | Views
by Hank

How to Stain Therma Tru Fiberglass Entry Doors

Therma Tru is a door with a very elegant look. This door was created to provide convenience for its users. If you are using the entrance of fiberglass in your home. the following tips on How to Stain Therma Tru Fiberglass Entry Doors.


  • Clean the door with a cloth dampened with mineral spirits to remove dirt surface and very fine scratches and abrasions.
  • Mask of doorknob, hardware and hinges with blue painters tape. Hide the Weatherstripping or remove it. Press to put the seal in its place after the door is closed and dry.
  • Stir the stain completely with a stir stick (given in the kit color Therma-Tru). You mix all pigments from the bottom of the box it to the end of the stick by scratching mix and stir until you have reached a uniform texture without lumps.
  • Remove the stain on the piece of the provided example fiberglass some if you use paint on a new door Kit. You use one of the shawls in the colour Kit and remove the excess with a clean cloth. Waiting for you a few minutes before the wipe off the coast of exceedances; Apply a second layer if you want to achieve a darker effect.
  • Applies for the stain with the sponge applicator and the cloth provided. Use the sponge on the stain on the edges and Panel grooves and the cloth for flat areas brush. He worked in the grain with a circular movement, make sure that the grains and the edges are saturated. Wait 10 to 15 minutes for the stain to dry. Wipe the excess with the cloth.
  • Brush the stain wiped which blends in the direction of the grain of the natural bristle brush available set, and softened on the ground. Let the stain dry for at least 6 hours. Test for drought based on a piece of duct tape of your sample. Remove the Ribbon on the ground if remove, you can continue with the layer of finish. If no colour lifts with adhesive tape, allow

    more drying time.

  • Mix (do not shake) the layer of clear finish.
  • Apply at least two thin, even layers of the layer, wait 2-4 hours between the layers. Use the 2-inch synthetic brush available provided. Top coat looks Milky at the beginning but it is clear as it dries.

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