Salt Air Damage to Exterior Door

Our house which is only 4 years old, it has a solid mahogany double door and transom inset with leaded glass. The winds hit it directly from the ocean. I want to restore its original rich shine. I can't find any good products. Please help.

Ad

By joyjoy2 from VA

We are giving away $200 in Amazon gift cards for people who answer questions on ThriftyFun in February! Click here to find out more...

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

September 14, 20090 found this helpful

Formby's products come to mind, as well as 'Restor-a-finish'.

http://www.formbys.com/products/

http://www.howa  .com/restora.htm

Another solution would be to install a quality clear, storm door...a design that wouldn't distract the beauty of your mahogany doors.. (ie, http://www.stormdoors.com/ )

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
September 19, 20090 found this helpful

Go to your local marina and buy some marine varnish. It's strong, durable, and made to withstand water. It's used as a finish for wood surfaces on boats, so you know it's tuff.

Ad
ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
September 21, 20090 found this helpful

Marine supply is great advice. Z-spar Captians varnish is good. Use a tounge oil varnish and add penetrol a product made by Flood. Sand first with 180 grit vacuum dust off and go.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
We are giving away $200 in Amazon gift cards for people who answer questions on ThriftyFun in February! Click here to find out more...

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content(article continues below)
Categories
Home and Garden Home Improvement Maintenance and RepairSeptember 13, 2009
Guides
Drying Out a Sweating Salt Lamp
Drying Out a Sweating Salt Lamp
Air Ionizer and Purifier for Allergies
Improving Indoor Air Quality
Red Exterior Door
Paint Color Ideas for Exterior Door
A salt dough ornament on a Christmas tree.
Making Salt Dough Ornaments
More
🐰
Easter Ideas!
🍀
St. Patrick's Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on February 23, 2017 at 5:05:09 PM on 10.0.1.55 in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!