Doors should be treated as a piece of furniture: they should be handled with clean gloves to avoid greasy stains and marks.
Doors must not be dragged on hard surfaces or across one another. Use at least two individuals to lift and carry.
Avoid leaning at a steep angle against a wall.
Store on a level surface in a dry, well-ventilated area. Protect face of each door with a cardboard to prevent scratches or marks. Provide center support when doors are stacked one above another to prevent sagging in the mid-section or deformation.
Doors must be stored in a dry, well ventilated area in an enclosed building. Cover doors to keep clean, but allow air circulation. Never store doors outdoor exposed to the elements.
Doors should be delivered to a job site only after plaster, stucco and/or cement is dry.
When stored for long periods or on the job site, doors must be protected and covered from all sides in order to prevent moisture absorption.
Door shall not be exposed to excessive moisture, heat, direct sunlight, and/or dryness.
Doors should not be stacked directly onto hard surfaces such cement floors in order to prevent scratches, chips and/or dents.
Delivery of doors must take into consideration the protection of the doors from damage due to movement during transportation and/or from exposure to the weather (i.e., doors must be completely covered when transportation is done in an open truck in a wet weather.