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Care for finishes

UNLACQUERED BRASSES & BRONZES
To retain the original finish, regular polishing with a good quality metal polish is essential. However, if the intention is to allow the surface to age through oxidation, no attention needs to be given.

PRODUCTS FITTED INTERNALLY
Regular cleaning with warm soapy water should be sufficient to keep any finish in its original condition for a long period. The occasional use of good quality wax polish is also recommended.

PRODUCTS FITTED EXTERNALLY
Environmental conditions can have a dramatic effect on the stability of surface finishes. Industrial pollution, high humidity, sea air and acidic rain may well cause a finish to deteriorate prematurely. Regular cleaning with good quality wax polish is recommended.

PLATED FINISHES
These would also benefit from the occasional use of chrome cleaner followed by a wipe with a cloth impregnated with a light oil.

RBMA and RUSTIC BRONZE
Both these types of finish would benefit from an occasional wipe with a cloth impregnated with a light oil.

EVERBRIGHT
This finish requires only a wipe with a soft cloth.

PLEASE NOTE: Nearly all of the items illustrated on this web site can be supplied in any of the alternative finishes as a special order. Furthermore, the ironmongery on this web site represents a small selection of the products we can offer. 


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