PLAQUE MAINTENANCE

metal reacts to the environment and over time we can see a change in the surface of the plaque.
cleaning the plaque properly can be an intimidating task to do if you haven’t done it before.

so here you can find to full guit for How to clean your stainless steel plaque >>

 

maintenance should be every few months for clean or rural areas or once a couple of months for cost and industrial areas.

stainless steel – by definition will not get rusted on its own by it can have deterioration of appearance or corrosion.

 

The cleaning process is different for a plaque that is located outdoors then one that is indoors.
It’s important to understand as a guideline –  in general stainless steel requires soft cleaning and you should not use heavy duty cleaning products (etc. metal sponge, Hydrochloric acid, bleach and so on..).

 

how to clean an outdoor stainless steel plaque

 

All you need to do is follow a few easy steps:

1. get a hold of rag, water with dishwasher soap and a WD-40 oil.

  1. wipe the plaque using the rag and the soap water.
  2. pet dry the plaque.
  3. at this stage you’ll see fingerprints on your plaque, don’t try to keep wiping them off.
  4. use another rag (dry one) and apply a small amount of WD-40 on the plaque.
  5. gently wipe the oil all over the plaque.

 

And that’s it! Your plaque is ready for another couple of months outdoors.

 

how to clean an indoor stainless steel plaque

 

an indoor plaque is coated with a special varnish to prevent fingerprints on the surface.
so all you need to do is to do the following steps:

1. get a hold of rag, water with dishwasher soap and a WD-40 oil.

  1. wipe the plaque using the rag and the soap water.
  2. pet dry the plaque.

 

keep in mind – use only soft fabric and rags to avoid scratching the varnish.

 

It might sound “too easy” to do but over time your plaque will stay beautiful as you got it  the first day and you’ll be able to enjoy it for a long time.

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