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How do you fix a table when you put nail polish remover on it?

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To fix a table after nail polish remover spillage, users need to go through the refinishing process. Finger nail polish remover contains acetone, which eats away at paint and varnish.

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When applied to wood, nail polish remover can leave a spot on the surface of the table. To fix the problem, use a sander or a piece of sandpaper, a brush, and a color that matches the rest of the table. First, clean up any existing liquid. After the liquid is completely dry, sand lightly with a fine grain sandpaper or sanding disc, removing the uppermost layer of varnish or paint. Then brush away loose debris and apply a coat of pain or varnish and allow to dry. For a small spillage, just sanding and recoating the immediate area is acceptable, but for large spills, achieve the best results by sanding the whole table and refinishing.

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