Fiberglass Door Finishing & Maintenance Information
Fiberglass Door Prefinishing Services
You may order any fiberglass door product factory prefinished , including our complete pre-hung fiberglass / composite entryways . Prices are listed in the price lists for the Premium Fiberglass Entry Doors catalog . Ordering your door and millwork prefinished may add to the delivery time required .
Urethane Finishing Process — Our environmentally-friendly finishing system utilizes stain-and-seal urethanes . This procedure uses a proprietary patent-pending finishing system designed to offer a " real-wood " look to our fiberglass doors .
Our Estate Collection ™ Factory Finish options have been designed to maximize the beauty and richness of real Mahogany , Cherry , Knotty Alder , and Oak woodgrains and processed with long-lasting multi-layered and multi-colored UV Finish . This 10-step finish process combines multiple coats of stains and clear UV topcoats with ultraviolet inhibitors to preserve the beautiful appearance of your door .
Our Artisan Collection ™ Factory Finish options provide a combination of special antique patina , natural knot patterns and bur marks , rustic characteristics , indentations , pits , scores and worm holes . These artisan finishes , wood grains and textures help reproduce six unique and beautiful wood grains including Pacific Knotty Alder , American Black Walnut , Antique Cherry , Reclaimed Mahogany , Craftsman Mahogany , and Rustic White Oak . Please note : The photos on the catalog pages offer an indication of the final appearance , but due to variations in the texture , grain and color of the fiberglass finish , the actual appearance will vary . These six wood grains are only available from GlassCraft and use patented technology , the latest state-of-the-art equipment , materials and skilled artisans to produce the finest , most realistic , and most authentic wood grain fiberglass doors that do “ look so good , you ’ ll think they ’ re wood .”
Enhanced with long-lasting , multi-layered and multi-colored UV Finish , this 12-step finish process combines multiple coats of stains and clear UV topcoats with ultraviolet inhibitors to preserve the beautiful appearance of your door . Finally , a natural and authentic wood grain and color finish on a fiberglass door that has been designed to last .
Available Stain Colors — We have 29 different finishes available . Please refer to our color catalog for more information .
Available Finish Samples — We have Finish sample boardS available . Please inquire for more information .
Factory Prefinished Fiberglass Door Care & Maintenance Guide
Your factory finished GlassCraft Premium Fiberglass Door has been manufactured to last for years . And like any piece of your home ’ s exterior it needs proper care and periodic maintenance to keep it in top condition .
Cleaning — To clean your door please use mild soap in warm water and a non-abrasive , clean rag . You will need to let the door air dry . Clean as or when needed to remove buildup of dirt , wax , grease and mineral deposits . DO NOT use any type of abrasive cleaners or cleaning pads or rags . Do NOT use any type of wax , furniture polish and / or mineral spirits / acetates .
Resurfacing Factory Fiberglass Finish — The GlassCraft factory fiberglass finish has been designed to perform for many years without the need to be refinished *, should you wish to resurface the clear topcoat you may do so using one of the follow two products . Please read and understand all of the manufacturer ' s recommendations and instructions before beginning to resurface the GlassCraft Premium Fiberglass Door . These two nationally recognized retail products are available in independent paint stores and / or big box stores .
Deft Waterbase Exterior Polyurethane http :// www . deftfinishes . com / trade / products / water-based-polyurethane
Old Masters Waterbase Exterior Polyurethane http :// www . myoldmasters . com / products-extclear-spar-urethane . htm
GlassCraft touch-up pens are available to repair the factory finish color for small scratches on the finished fiberglass door . Please follow the manufacturer ' s recommendations and instructions when using these touch-up pens . Pens may require more than one application to reach the desired color .
* Application , proper regular care and maintenance and proper use is required .
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