How to clean and maintain drawer slides

- May 29, 2019-

Cabinet hardware includes hinges, pull baskets, slide rails, handles, etc. Today, Xiaobian is about to introduce the maintenance tips of cabinet rails. Don't look at it's appearance, it plays a big role in the kitchen life!

If the hinge is the heart of the cabinet, then the rail is the kidney. Whether the large and small drawers can be freely and smoothly pushed and pulled, and the weight is supported by the support of the slide rails. At present, the slide rails on the market have two common patterns of roller type slide rails and steel ball type slide rails. When you purchase, you can pull out the drawer and press it slightly with your hand to see if it will loosen, squeak or flip. A good pulley should be flawless and no noise when pushing and pulling the drawer.


Regularly add lubricating oil. If it is wet, dry it with a dry soft cloth. Check for any fine particles on the lower rail from time to time and clean it up in time to avoid damage to the sliding rail.

Cabinet hardware cleaning and maintenance methods

1, hinge maintenance

The hinge is one of the necessary hardware for the cabinet cabinet to engage with the door panel and to repeatedly open and close. Since the opening frequency of the door panel is the highest during use, the quality of the hinge is particularly important. Keep the cabinet inside dry, avoid hinges and other hardware in the humid air; every 2-3 months, you can add some lubricant regularly, gently wipe with a soft soft cloth; if it is found that the surface has difficult to remove black spots, available Wipe with a little kerosene and do not use chemical cleaners or acidic liquids.

2, handle maintenance

As a part of the auxiliary family cabinets, there are various materials for the handles, such as wood, stainless steel, zinc alloy, iron, aluminum alloy, etc. There are also a few crystal plastics. Since the handle is often pulled, it is easy to loosen after a long time. Check the tightness of the screws regularly. If the screws are dropped, replace them with new ones. Be careful not to put wet towels or the like on the handle. The wooden handle is easy to be wet, and the iron or copper is easy to rust off the paint.

3, skirting board maintenance

The maintenance of the wooden skirting board should pay attention to keep the cabinet area dry, avoid the damage of the skirting board in the humid environment, regularly wax or apply waterproofing agent maintenance. The metal skirting board should prevent the sharp object from being scratched, and the PVC skirting board can only be replaced if it is cracked.