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Touch-Up and Repairs Entry Door

Summary

Touching-up and repairing your Architect Series®, Pella® and Encompass by Pella® entry doors and frames.

Details

Stain and Topcoat

Note
  1. Wipe damaged area using a clean cotton swab or cotton rag damp with mineral spirits. Allow area to completely dry before applying stain.
  2. Make sure the color-matched stain is shaken/mixed well before using for touch-up.
  3. Apply stain to damaged area using an artist brush. DO NOT over-brush the area.
  4. Dab at the freshly applied stain with a cotton swab until color match is achieved.

  5. Note

    NOTE: Repeat stain application and dabbing until desired look is achieved. Allow newly stained area to dry before applying topcoat.

  6. Using a polyurethane varnish, apply a fine coat of topcoat over the restained area with a clean artist’s brush. Blend as necessary.
Note

NOTE: Large areas of damage may require refinishing instead of repair (see “Refinishing the door” on page 4.7).

Paint

NOTE: Do not sand damaged area.

  1. Wipe damaged area using a clean cotton swab or cotton rag damp with water. Allow area to completely dry before applying paint.
  2. Make sure the color-matched paint is shaken/mixed well before using for touch-up.
  3. Apply a thin layer of color-matched paint to damaged area using an artist’s brush.
Note

NOTE: Use a finer brush for smaller scratches or scuffs.

Caution

CAUTIONS:

  • Avoid inhalation of fumes or ingestion of stains, topcoats or paints. Follow material-specific safety instructions if necessary.
  • Only use materials in a well-ventilated area.
  • Keep all materials out of the reach of children.
  • Close all containers when not in use


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