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Cleaning and Maintaining Your Cabinets

Written by: RTI CABINETS

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Keep Your Cabinets Looking Great with These Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining MDF Thermofoil and Painted Doors

Here are some tips for cleaning and maintaining MDF thermofoil doors:

1. Use a mild detergent: Mix a few drops of mild detergent with warm water in a bucket. Use a soft sponge or cloth to clean the thermofoil doors with the solution.

2. Avoid abrasive cleaners: Avoid using harsh or abrasive cleaners, such as bleach, ammonia or scouring pads, as they can scratch the thermofoil surface and damage the finish.

3. Dry with a soft cloth: After cleaning, use a soft cloth to dry the doors. Make sure the doors are completely dry before closing them.

4. Avoid excess moisture: Avoid leaving excess moisture on the thermofoil doors, as it can cause the adhesive holding the thermofoil to the MDF to weaken and eventually peel off.

5. Avoid extreme temperatures: Avoid exposing the thermofoil doors to extreme temperatures, such as direct sunlight or excessive heat, as this can cause the thermofoil to warp or melt.

It's important to note that MDF thermofoil doors are generally easier to clean and maintain than MDF painted doors, as the thermofoil is a thin, protective layer that resists stains and moisture. By following these simple tips, you can keep your MDF thermofoil doors looking great for years to come. If you have any questions or concerns about cleaning or maintaining your thermofoil doors, please feel free to contact us for more information.


Here are some tips for cleaning and maintaining MDF painted doors:

1. Use a mild detergent: Mix a few drops of mild detergent with warm water in a bucket. Use a soft sponge or cloth to clean the painted doors with the solution.

2. Avoid abrasive cleaners: Avoid using harsh or abrasive cleaners, such as bleach, ammonia or scouring pads, as they can scratch the painted surface and damage the finish.

3. Dry with a soft cloth: After cleaning, use a soft cloth to dry the doors. Make sure the doors are completely dry before closing them.

4. Avoid excess moisture: Avoid leaving excess moisture on the painted doors, as it can cause the paint to peel or warp over time.

5. Avoid extreme temperatures: Avoid exposing the painted doors to extreme temperatures, such as direct sunlight or excessive heat, as this can cause the paint to fade or discolor.

By following these simple tips, you can keep your MDF painted doors looking great for years to come. If you have any questions or concerns about cleaning or maintaining your painted doors, please feel free to contact us for more information.