Getting Rid of the Scratches on Your Glass Tabletops

Posted on 16 December 2010

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A lot of people often put glass on top of their coffee tables to add beauty and to protect the wood underneath from getting damages by spills and moisture from drinks which are often serve to guests and family members on the coffee table. A lot of living room furniture has glass parts and often the glasses get scratches as a result of usage.

Scratches reduce the beauty of furniture. It does not look good at all. Here are some tips which can help you with the removal of scratches on your glass coffee tables and other furniture. This will take time so make sure that you have ample time to do this.

You will need items which are readily found in your household and do not cost much. Many people do not know this but nail polish and nail polish remover are some of the best tools to use when removing scratches on glass tabletops. Other things which you will need are metal polish and pieces of soft cloth. You can also buy commercial scratch glass remover kits from leading stores.

The first is to apply a thin layer of nail polish on the scratch with the use of the brush that comes with the nail polish. Leave it on the glass for five minutes and then remove it with the use of the nail polish remover.

Put about four to five drops of the metal polish on the area where the scratch is and buff in a circular motion. Repeat the process if you still see the scratch on the glass. Once you are done, wipe the glass with a clean, soft cloth.

If the scratch is too deep, just too difficult for you to remove or you just do not have time to do it yourself, you can take it to a specialist. There are more ways than one in making your glass tabletop looking as great as your new living room accent chairs.

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