untreated wooden garage door is susceptible to damage each time that
it is exposed to moisture. If a hole forms in the surface of a garage
door, a homeowner can repair it with the following instructions. Once
the hole has been filled, a coat of wood sealer can be applied to the
door’s exterior to prevent it from becoming damaged again. Routine
maintenance can be completed to keep a garage door in great shape and
prevent its appearance from becoming ruined.
is important to close a wooden garage door and secure it before
filling a hole in its surface. Wood
soften after it is molded between an individual’s hands for a
couple minutes. Once the putty is soft and pliable, it can be used to
fill damage in wood. Putty may take a couple hours to dry. Anyone who
hasn’t used a product like this before can learn more about the
drying time that they can expect to wait by reading the back of a
package that putty came in.
putty has hardened, it may need to be sanded if it is uneven with the
rest of a garage door’s surface. Once a wooden surface is a level,
a door needs to be cleaned with soapy water and a scrub brush. After
the soapy water has been eliminated with a stream of plain water,
sealer can be added to the wood with a paint roller or paintbrush.
The sealer will need plenty of time to dry. While a homeowner waits
for this to occur, they need to avoid opening the door that was
sealer has dried, a door can be opened and closed whenever necessary.
The wood will remain damage-free when it is exposed to moist
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