Remove a scratch from stainless steel by scrubbing the scratch with a liquid abrasive cleaning product, then scrubbing any remaining scratch with wet sandpaper. You need a liquid abrasive cleaner, a sponge, 1,000-grit sandpaper, 600-grit sandpaper, soap and a cloth. Most scratches can be removed in under one hour.Continue Reading
Wash the stainless steel with soap and warm water. Make sure all dirt and grime are removed. Rinse the area, and dry it with a clean cloth.
Rub a small amount of the liquid abrasive cleaner over the scratch. Gently press down as you rub the scratch in the direction of the grain. Inspect the effects of your efforts every few minutes by wiping a small area clean and examining the scratch. Apply more cleaner as needed.
Rinse the stainless steel with warm water, and dry it with a cloth. Check for any remaining scratches.
Wet a piece of 1,000-grit sandpaper. Rub the scratch with the sandpaper, going in the direction of the grain. Change to a 600-grit sandpaper if needed. Continue rubbing until the scratch is gone. Rinse, and dry the area.
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