Top Shelf Care and Maintenance

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Wire Shelving

  • Wipe with a soft damp cloth
  • Do not overload shelves as they may pull away from the wall

Melamine and Euro Closet Shelving

  • Wipe with a soft damp cloth
  • Do not overload shelves as they may pull away from the wall
  • Melamine and Euro shelving is a melamine resin fused to a substrate of particleboard  and will, with extended exposure, or too much exposure to liquids, cause the shelving to swell
  • Do not expose surfaces to sharp objects

Semi Frameless 5MM & 6MM Glass Shower Doors

  • Wipe down the aluminum metal after each shower with a soft cloth
  • For regular cleanings, use a few drops of soap with warm water to help eliminate the calcium build ups
  • Do not use abrasive cleaner on the glass or aluminum
  • The best way to keep your shower glass clean is to use a squeegee after each use

Custom Frameless Shower Doors

  • Do not use abrasive cleaner on the glass or aluminium
  • Use a mild soap with a clean lint-free cloth to remove soap, dirt and other shower residue
  • Once soil residue is removed, thoroughly rinse all cleaning solutions and other debris from the glass
  • Rinse and dry all cleaning solutions from shower heads, faucets, door handles, framework and any rubber or plastic sealants
  • The best way to keep your shower glass clean is to use a squeegee after each use
  • For regular cleanings, use glass cleaner to help eliminate the calcium build ups

Sand Blasted Glass Surfaces

  • Sandblasting will not wash off or distort, but does require some extra care
  • Do not use an oily cleaner or place greasy hands on the sandblasting
  • Sandblasting may be cleaned with a glass cleaner. DO NOT USE soap as this will be absorbed

Mirrored Closet Doors & Medicine Cabinets

  • Remove any stones or debris from the closet door bottom tracks. They may cause the doors not to operate smoothly
  • Clean the mirror/glass with a regular glass cleaner
  • Wipe down the metal framework, should it get wet

Mirrors

  • If the mirror has a surface mark, try cleaning with a standard glass cleaner
  • Spray the cleaner onto a cloth and not directly onto the mirror
  • Do not allow the backing of the mirror to become wet as the silver backing may peel away

Framed Mirrors

  • If the mirror has a surface mark, try cleaning with a standard glass cleaner
  • Spray the cleaner onto a cloth and not directly onto the mirror
  • Do not allow the backing of the mirror to become wet as the silver may peel away
  • Wipe frame with a soft damp cloth

Interior Glass Windows & Specialty Glass

  • Use of standard glass cleaner is recommended to clean the glass

Enduro Shield

 Enduro Shield is a coating that permanently bonds to the surface, and protects it against dirt grime and soap scum, it also protects the surface from staining, etching and discoloration. Enduro Shield repels both water and oil leaving the surface easy to clean, much like a non-stick frying pan. The coating is also completely invisible and does not change the look or finish of the surface.

This means less cleaning for you, and less effort! And the surface will not deteriorate over its life as untreated surfaces do. Also, you don’t have to purchase special cleaners to maintain or extend the life of this product. Enduro Shield saves you time and money, and keeps it looking as good as the day it was treated!

To keep your glass shower door looking new, the glass needs to be cleaned each week using a damp microfiber cloth and a mild detergent to remove any soap scum, dirt or grime from the glass. For outdoor glass surfaces such as railings and windows, clean as required using water and a mild detergent (such as mild dishwashing liquid). Wash the glass with a microfiber cloth, and dry with a good quality squeegee. Alternatively, clean with a window cleaner and a cloth. For best results, clean the glass in the shade to prevent streaking.

Be careful not to use any rough, gritty, highly acidic, alkaline, or abrasive cleaners such as Comet (powder), Ajax or cerium oxide as they may damage the protective coating. Cleaners like this damage or polish back the actual substrate of the surface.

From time to time, people want to know examples of cleaners that they can use on their treated surfaces, over and above the suggested maintenance. Enduro Shield is very robust, in fact there is no solvent that can remove the coating but as listed above, there are some product types that should be avoided. Accelerated testing undertaken to simulate 10 years of cleaning was undertaken using 5 top selling cleaning brands, showing no detriment to the coating

 1. Windex

2. Lysol 4in1 Bathroom Cleaner

3. Fantastik Orange Action

4. Green Works Natural Glass & Surface Cleaner (by Clorox)

 5. Clean Shower Daily Cleaner (Arm & Hammer)

Although these cleaners can be used, Enduro Shield is designed to be an ‘Easy Clean Coating’ that requires only mild soaps that do not contain harsh or toxic chemicals to maintain the surface effectively. It should be noted that with any cleaner used on the Enduro Shield surface a thorough rinse with clean water should follow immediately.

For areas with hard water or bore water, due to a higher concentrate of mineral deposits such as lime and calcium, a build-up may occur on the protective coating and may not be easily removed with mild detergent. A solution of white vinegar and water (1part vinegar to 5 parts water) should be sprayed onto the glass and allowed to soak for several minutes. This will dissolve any mineral deposits that have built up on the glass surface. A damp microfiber cloth should them be used to wipe over the glass.

If I don’t clean my Enduro Shield® treated shower after use, will there be water spots?

In most cases, yes.

Water repellent coatings will cause water to bead up into tall, distinct drops, similar to a freshly waxed car. The amount of drops left on the glass is dependent on the size of the drops themselves. Most often the top of the enclosure that has a fine mist spraying from one’s shoulders will have many very small drops, whereas on the bottom sections of the glass the majority of the water will fall off in thin, snaky lines, and a few water drops can be left behind. Cleaning these drops from Enduro Shield treated glass can be done by simply using a good quality squeegee or microfiber cloth after a shower. If the glass is not cleaned, minerals and soap scum can dry and bond to themselves, which because of the coating will wipe off easily. This product is warrantied for 10 years when applied prior to use of the shower glass. This product is warrantied for 2 years when applied after use of the shower glass.

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