Sliding Door Security Screens


Screens Care and Maintenance

Learn how to keep your Bradnam’s screens in perfect condition, and functioning accordingly with these care and adjustment tips.

Powder coated Frame

  • In a rural atmosphere, cleaning may not be needed more frequently than every 6 months.
  • In industrial and marine environments, more frequent cleaning (e.g. monthly, every 3 months is necessary)
  • It is important that non-abrasive mild detergent solution is used for cleaning.
  • Add the non-abrasive mild detergent solution to a bucket of warm water.
  • Wet a clean soft, non-abrasive damp cloth then wipe the aluminium.
  • Make sure that the surfaces are thoroughly rinsed after cleaning to remove all residues.

Insect and Safety Mesh

  • Clean screens 3-4 times a year.
  • Add a small amount of mild detergent to a bucket of warm water.
  • Remove the screen from the window. Do not attempt to remove screens from the outside or remove them with the sliding panel still in the window.
  • Hose the screen down thoroughly. Dip a soft nylon brush into the bucket of water and gently brush the screen.
  • Hose down well.
  • Allow the screen to dry before replacing in the window

Security Mesh

  • Stainless View™ and Ali-View™ screens should be cleaned at frequent intervals.
  • It is important that non-abrasive mild detergent solution combined with warm water and a clean, soft, non-abrasive cloth, are used for cleaning.
  • Hand cleaning is recommended except for multi-storey buildings and large commercial projects where carefully controlled methods to loosen deposits of dirt and grime are required.
  • It is essential to finish off the cleaning by thoroughly rinsing all surfaces to remove all residues.
  • Fibre brushes may be used to loosen dirt and grime, but abrasive papers such as sand papers or emery paper must not be used.
  • In a rural environment, away from the coast and remote industry and urban activity, maintenance must be performed every 6 months.
  • Urban locations, inland and away from heavy industrial activity, maintenance must be done every 3 months.
  • Coastal areas, subject to salt deposition and within 15km of the eastern coast or 10km of the western coast of Australia, fortnightly maintenance is required.