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Tips for Extending the Lifespan of Your Replacement Kitchen Doors

Written By: Veronika Galeva
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Investing in replacement kitchen doors is a cost-effective and stylish way to breathe new life into your kitchen space. Whether you're aiming for a modern upgrade or a classic makeover, replacement doors can transform the overall look of your kitchen.

However, to ensure that your investment stands the test of time, it's crucial to adopt proper maintenance practices. In this blog, we'll explore some practical tips to help you extend the lifespan of your replacement kitchen doors.

Why Choose Replacement Kitchen Doors from Happy Doors

At Happy Doors, we’re committed to delivering durable, high-quality replacement kitchen doors. Our kitchen doors will give you ease of mind for the future when it comes to their lifespan as our doors are:

  • Supplied with a 6-year warranty.
  • Made in Britain: we have achieved FIRA Gold certification, a quality mark recognised across the furniture industry.
  • Made to measure.
  • Easy to install: We recommend having your hinge holes drilled by us. It simplifies the installation of our doors, which can be completed in less than 5 minutes each door with the appropriate tools.
  • Sustainable: we are devoted to sourcing and encouraging sustainable forest management. Most of the doors we sell are FSC® and PEFCTM certified.
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How to Extend the Lifespan of Your Replacement Kitchen Doors?

Proper Kitchen Doors Installation

Ensure that your replacement kitchen doors are installed correctly. Proper installation not only guarantees a flawless aesthetic but also prevents issues like warping and misalignment. If you're not confident in your DIY skills, it's worth hiring a professional to ensure the doors are fitted correctly.


If you’re unsure where to start, check out our extensive guide on How to Install Kitchen Cabinet Doors Like a Pro.

Regular Kitchen Doors Cleaning Routine

Regular cleaning is essential to prevent dirt, grease, and grime from accumulating on your kitchen doors. Use a mild, non-abrasive cleaner to wipe down the doors, and avoid harsh chemicals that could damage the surface.

Regular cleaning not only maintains the appearance of your doors but also prevents long-term damage.

Mindful Kitchen Doors Handling

Be mindful of how you handle your kitchen doors. Avoid slamming them shut, as this can cause premature wear and tear.

Teach family members, especially children, to handle the doors with care. Gentle use will contribute significantly to the extended life of your replacement doors.

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Controlled Moisture Levels

Excessive moisture can be detrimental to the lifespan of your kitchen doors. Ensure proper ventilation in your kitchen to prevent humidity build-up.

Additionally, wipe away any spills promptly to prevent water damage. This is particularly important in kitchens where steam and moisture levels can be high.

Protect Against Sunlight

Prolonged exposure to direct sunlight can cause fading and damage to your replacement doors. Consider using curtains or blinds to protect your kitchen doors from harsh sunlight. This simple measure can go a long way in preserving the colour and finish of your doors.

Regular Inspections

Schedule regular inspections of your replacement kitchen doors. Look for signs of wear, loose hinges, or any other issues that may need attention. Identifying and addressing problems early on can prevent further damage and help maintain the doors' structural integrity.

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Replacement Kitchen Doors from Happy Doors

Your replacement kitchen doors can remain a stunning focal point of your kitchen for years to come with proper care and maintenance.


If you’re considering replacing your doors, you can spread your payments with Happy Doors by using Klarna, details of which are on our website. Explore our made to measure replacement kitchen doors today or contact us to discuss your new home project on 01256 845 816 or email us at hello@happy-doors.co.uk .

Written By: Veronika Galeva
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