Care & Maintenance

For service or replacement parts, please contact a Kolbe Dealer near you. For installation instructions, please visit our Installation Instructions page

General Maintenance

Maintenance Guide

Includes glass cleaning, care for brass hardware, condensation information, etc.

Care and Maintenance of Hardware

Includes caring for specific hardware finishes, as well as general hardware maintenance tips.

Maintenance & Touch-up for Aluminum Clad Products

Touch Up for Aluminum Paint Finishes

Includes information about "touch-up" products, as well as how to clean and prepare an aluminum product for touch-up or refinishing.

Maintenance for Fluoropolymer

Includes scratch and dirt/grease removal information for products with an anodized finish on the exterior.

Maintenance for 70% PVDF Fluoropolymer Paint Finish

Includes information for maintaining the fluoropolymer finish on Ultra Series and VistaLuxe® Collection extruded aluminum products.

Anodized Finish Care & Maintenance

Includes scratch and dirt/grease removal information for products with an anodized finish on the exterior.

On-Site Finishing

Finishing your Kolbe Windows & Doors

Finishing product on the job site. Includes general preparation of wood before finishing, various types of finishes, and how the application of finishes on the interior and exterior of wood products.

K-Kron II Finish for Wood Products

Information About the K-Kron II Finish

General information about how wood products age and the performance you can expect from K-Kron II, as well as the general maintenance information.

Refinishing Recommendations for K-Kron II

Best practices for touching up or refinishing wood products with K-Kron II finish based on the length and extent of exposure to the elements.

Basic Facts on Finishing

Information about installing products to ensure the integrity of the K-Kron II exterior finish. Includes general information about wood products.

Maintenance Recommendations for K-Kron II

K-Kron II is a vibrant and durable finish for windows and doors. This guide provides recommendations for inspecting, cleaning and maintaining that finish.

Other Maintenance Issues

Moisture Maintenance Issues for the Home

What causes condensation on glass and what to do about it.

VistaLuxe Collection AL LINE

Operation, Care & Maintenance Manual

Kolbe’s VistaLuxe® Collection AL LINE of windows and doors is manufactured using Reynaers Aluminium extrusions and system profiles.

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