Regarding quality and durability, the stainless-steel railing system is most preferred over other available formats. Being easily available with versatile designs, it is being installed in almost everywhere that includes deck, stairs, terrace, balcony, etc. But you can’t deny the fact that in comparison to installing a new and designer railing system, maintaining your railing system is more important as it will make your investment stay for long.
You spend hours to find the right way to clean and maintain your stainless steel railing system. Here are the points that need to be followed to keep the durability of your railing system.
Start with Simple Cleaning:
This is the process that you should follow periodically. For the simple cleaning, you can make use of soap with warm water that is more than sufficient to remove the dust particles or any strain over the balustrades. With this process, you can avoid the development of dust layer on the balustrades and hence will even reduce your efforts in the deep cleaning process. But make sure you follow this cleaning process on a regular basis. In case you avoid this, you need to invest extra time in deep cleaning.
In case of Hard Strains:
If you find some strains that are hard to remove and require high efforts with the water-soap solution, you need to upgrade the cleaning solution. You can use the scrubber to remove the strains with the help of soap. Once you are done with the efforts, rinse the balustrade surface to remove extra solution and dust.
In case you witness Rust Spots:
During the cleaning process, if you witness brown sports that can be the sign of corrosion that needs to be attended immediately. To deal with rust spots, rub the affected area with steel wool and remove rust particles. Once you are done, apply the steel fixing on it. It’s good to attend the balustrades in the initial stage of corrosion else the balustrades need to be replaced completely.
In this cleaning and maintenance process, there are some important points that you should always avoid to encounter damages to your balustrades.
- Avoid using tough surface scrubber or sandpaper to remove the strains from the railing system. It will build scratches that can never be corrected.
- Avoid using Chlorine as a cleaning solution. The use of chlorine penetrates the protective layer on the stainless steel balustrades and increases the corrosion attempts.
- Avoid using abrasive cleaners that will result in visible scratches.
All the tips mentioned above will help you retain the shine of your stainless-steel railing system. But in case you find some signs of corrosion, it’s better to get it attended by the professionals. As it is installed to deliver beauty as well as protection to your stairs, the railing system must be capable enough to handle the appropriate force.
Make it a regular habit to heed on the connections of every component along with its installation. This will ensure the strength of your railing system and let it stay for long.