Removing scratches from a chrome surface entails applying polish to an extremely fine steel wool pad, then sanding the scratch from the surface. Use red jewelers rouge or a chrome polish for this project, as well as a soft cloth or #000 steel wool pad. Use this process only for light scratches on the surface of the chrome.Continue Reading
Apply polish directly to the steel wool pad or soft cloth. The polish must be made specifically for chrome; otherwise there is a risk of ruining the finish of the chrome altogether.
Using the steel wool or cloth with polish applied, begin sanding the scratch and surrounding areas of chrome, using a circular motion. To avoid any further scratching of the surface, use only a circular motion. Apply more polish to keep the area moist as needed.
Using a dry, microfiber cloth, remove the polish from the chrome. Inspect the chrome for any more scratches. If any scratches remain, apply more polish, and use the dry cloth to buff out the scratches. If this doesn't solve the issue, repeat the whole process until the scratches are no longer visible.
Renovate cultured marble shower walls by removing scratches using a wool pad on a high-speed buffer and automobile finishing compound. If the walls have deep scratches, wet sand them using 800- to 1000-grit wet sandpaper before buffing. Use a wax for cultured marble to maintain the shine.Full Answer >
Small scratches on a windshield can be removed by the following these steps: determining the type of the scratch, purchasing the right glass repair kit, cleaning and applying a rubbing compound to the windshield and allowing the compound to dry. While this procedure is applicable to oxidation marks and small scratches, major scratches on a windshield should be handled by a professional to ensure that further damage does not occur.Full Answer >
Repairing scratches in hardwood floors requires using a method appropriate for the depth and width of the scratch, but small scratches are easily repaired by applying acrylic floor polish or wax over the surface. Use caution with these types of finishes as they eventually dull the shine of the floor and require removal by labor-intensive scrubbing, using products such as mineral spirits or ammonia.Full Answer >
Remove scratches from plastic by cleaning the surface and buffing out the scratch with brass cleaner on a microfiber cloth and then cleaning the surrounding area with a vinegar-and-water mixture. Additional applications may be necessary depending on how deep the scratch is.Full Answer >