How to Repair Scratches in Glass Tabletops

Two Methods:Use a Variety of Products to Repair the ScratchLook for Professional Scratch Repair Kits for Bigger Scratches

A glass tabletop can be beautiful in a living room or dining room. However, scratches can make it look older than its age. It is not difficult to repair those scratches if you know a few rules to follow.

Method 1
Use a Variety of Products to Repair the Scratch

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    Use a polishing cloth to rub clear whitening toothpaste onto thin scratches.
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    Combine 2 cups (1/2 liter) of water with 1/2 ounce of ammonia. Soak a clean cloth in the solution and wipe the area in a circular motion.

Method 2
Look for Professional Scratch Repair Kits for Bigger Scratches

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    Visit your local furniture store to find a product they recommend. Talk to a service person and ask for a professional glass repair kit. Let them know if you have beveled glass and what thickness the glass is.
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    Go to a home improvement store for scratch removal kits. Ask the service person for a glass scratch repair or removal kit.
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    Connect the disk that comes with the kit to a drill. You will set your drill to the lowest setting.
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    Run the disk over the area that is scratched until it disappears.

Tips

  • For deep scratches, you may have to take the glass to a repair shop.
  • Some professional glass kits come with a polish along with the disk. You will put the polish on the area and rub it before using the disk to the scratch.

Things You'll Need

  • Clear nail polish
  • Brass or metal cleaner
  • Clean cloths
  • Scratch repair kit

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Categories: Maintenance and Repair