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How To Install A Kick Plate?

03-06-20
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How To Install A Kick Plate?


Here at kick plate direct, we have several fixing options available to you. No matter if you intend to protect your wood door or steel door, we have a suitable fixing method.
This article aims to cover the installation procedure for fixing options:

- Pre drilled holes (Screws included)
- Self-adhesive
- Self-adhesive & Pre Drilled Holes (Screws included)

- Magnetic Tape

- No Holes

Be sure to see our range of videos for demonstrations on how to install your kick plate.


How to Install a Screw Fix Kick Plate?


When installing a screw fix kick plate to your door, you will need to leave a 1" gap either side of the door plate. Using your tape measure and pencil, mark the position of where the kick plate will go on the door.
Hold the Kick Plate against the door within your marked area and hold in place using masking tape.
You can now drill pilot holes into the door where your screws will go. Then, install the screws.

Always start with the middle holes and then work your way out. Doing This will eliminate the possibility of the plate bending on the door.

If the kick plate has a protective coating, you can peel this off now, and you're all finished.


How to Install a Self-Adhesive Kick Plate


First, clean the door surface with an all in one cleaning product. Then, wipe the door dry with a cloth. It is of vital importance the door is cleaned and dried before fixing as any grease or dirt left on the door could cause the fixing tape to fail.

Once the door is clean and dry, you can mark the position of where the Kick Plate will go using a tape measure and pencil.

Peel back the strip on the self-adhesive tape, line the plate up in between your pre-marked lines, and stick it to your door.

Apply pressure all over the plate to make sure it gets a good firm fixing.
If the Kick Plate has a protective coating, you can peel this off now, and you're all finished.


How to Install a Screw fix & Self-adhesive Kick Plate?


First, clean the door surface with an all in one cleaning product and then wipe the door dry with a cloth. This is to ensure the adhesive gets full contact with the door. Any grease or dirt left on the door could cause the tape to fail.

Once the door is clean and dry, you can mark the position of where the Kick Plate will go using a tape measure and pencil. Line the plate up in between your pre-marked lines and stick it to your door.

Apply pressure all over the plate to make sure it gets a good fixing.

You can now drill pilot holes into the door where your screws will go. Then, fix the screws. Be sure to start with the middle holes work your way out. This will eliminate the possibility of the plate bending on the door.

If the Kick Plate has a protective coating, you can peel this off now, and you're all finished.


How to Install a Magnetic Tape Kick Plate?


Magnetic tape is commonly used on steel doors and is a surprisingly secure fixing method. The magnetic tape allows the kickplate to be removed quickly and easily when you need to.

For the fixing, first, clean the door surface with an all in one cleaning product and then wipe the door dry with a cloth. This is to ensure the adhesive gets full contact with the door. Any grease or dirt left on the door could cause the tape to fail.

Once the door is clean and dry, you can mark the position of where the Kick Plate will go using a tape measure and pencil. Line the plate up in between your pre-marked lines and stick it to your door.

Apply pressure all over the plate to make sure it gets a good fixing.
If the Kick Plate has a protective coating, you can peel this off now, and you're all finished.


How to Install a Kick Plate with no holes?


First, clean the door surface with an all in one cleaning product. Then, wipe the door dry with a cloth. It is of vital importance the door is cleaned and dried before fitting as any grease or dirt left on the door could cause the fixing adhesive to fail.

Once the door is clean and dry, you can mark the position of where the Kick Plate will go using a tape measure and pencil.

Apply a liquid nails solution to the back of the kick plate, line the plate up in between your pre-marked lines, and stick it to your door.

Apply pressure all over the plate to make sure it gets a good firm fixing.
If the Kick Plate has a protective coating, you can peel this off now, and you're all finished.

 

 

 

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