Care and Maintenance
Although we use only top quality material, all powder-coated products
change their appearance when exposed to the weather. Regular cleaning
is recommended to keep your fencing free from corrosive properties
(salt, fertilizer, chemicals etc).
To maintain the good looks of your powder coated product, it needs
regular washing all over – not just the parts that are sheltered
from the rain. In fact looking after your fence is very much like looking after a new
car – a regular wash keeps your investment in smart condition.
Washing with a soft brush and mild pH neutral detergent followed
by thorough rinsing with fresh water will ensure that substances
such as airborne salts, dirt and pollutants detrimental to the long
performance of the powder coated film are removed.
Detergents that recommend the use of gloves when handling should
be avoided, as this is a good indication that the detergent is harsh
and therefore unsuitable. Although some strong solvents are recommended
for removing sealants or other building residues, these may be harmful
to the extended life of the powder coated surface and should also
Where the atmosphere is deemed to be non-hazardous such as rural
normal urban environments, cleaning must take place at least every
In areas subject to high pollution such as industrial areas, geothermal
environments or coastal environments then the cleaning frequency
should be increased to every three months. In particularly hazardous
locations such as beachfronts, severe marine environments or areas
of high industrial pollution the period between cleaning should
be reduced to monthly.
If this maintenance is not done then the surface will breakdown
and the base material can be damaged causing the fencing to corrode
or rust prematurely voiding any warranty period.
Crazy Pedros can only warrant fencing & gate products if the right base metal is ordered to suit the environmental conditions of the area. Please ask your rep if unsure what should be used.