Scratched Glass Repair – Simple Methods
If the scratches on your glasses are superficial, they can be removed using products you might have in your home. Before you try any of these methods to do scratched glass repair make sure if the scratch is superficial or deep because you cannot repair deep scratches with these methods. You will need to have them taken care of professional.
Clear nail polish
For superficial scratches, this is one of the best methods for glass repair. Apply a thin coat of polish on the scratch and allow it to dry. If there is any excess nail polish, you can clean it off with a cloth if it is still wet. After it has dried, you can use a nail polish remover to get rid of the excess polish.
Make sure that you use the non-gel type to repair the scratch. Cover the scratch with toothpaste and let it dry. After it has hardened, you can clean off the toothpaste with a cloth. You can use this method to do glass repair on a window or table top.
One type of metal polish that you can use is called Brasso. Put a few drops of the metal polish on a soft cloth and polish the glass surface. Repeat one or two more times. It helps to reduce the prominence of the scratch.
This product is good to use on sunglasses that are scratched. It is used for etching but also for scratched glass repair. Put a few drops on a soft cloth or cotton ball and apply it to your sunglasses. After it has set for a few minutes, you can wash the glasses with water.
White vinegar and dry mustard
Mix these two ingredients into a paste and spread it on the scratch, allowing the paste to dry. Once it has dried, it can be wiped off using a cloth
Vehicle cleaner wax
This is one of the best products to remove superficial scratches. Put some on a thick cloth and polish the scratch. The scratches will be completely removed after waxing the glass a couple of times.
Glass repair kit
You can get this kit from an auto parts store and it is safe and easy to use to repair superficial scratches.
Yes, some of these products you probably do not have around the house but they are readily available to purchase so you can attempt to go glass repair on superficial scratches. To prevent these scratches, cover your glass tables with a decorative tablecloth, and be careful when you are using glass products. To maintain the beauty of your glass products make sure that glass repair on the scratches is done by you or a professional.