How to fix light scratches on a tempered glass

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  1. DannyB

    DannyB Active Member
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    Hi everyone,

    Today a have managed to slightly scratch a tempered glass pane while trying to remove some white spots on it with a green scrub pad. I promised a custie to fix it when I'm doing her house next time.

    Can I easily fix the problem with a glass scratch repair kit? Any experience will be most appreciated.
     
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    hi danny,i used to do this a long long while back,that article is pretty much **** on,
    first get hold of some jewelers rouge,an old dolly peg and snap in half so you have a wooden strip,mark the opposite ie inside of the glass with a marker pen,if its one stratch make two lines with the marker pen (this tells you where the scratch is)
    mix the rouge up with a bit of water to make a cream,with the chamfered side of the dolly peg apply the rouge and slowly run up and down the scratch.
    its a laborious job and you need to keep checking on progress and be carefull you don't create a dishing effect where the glass has a dip where you've been working,a soft pencil rubbed into the scratch will hide the smaller marks
    toothepaste is v good as a final buff and does remove fine marks from pvc also its not a bad cleaner for the pvc
    hope this helps buddy
     
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    That's a lesson for me, I've grabbed those green scrub pads (usually from the customers sink) a few times when I've been doing inside kitchen windows...shame as they are great at shifting the fat/soap splatter and it saves getting cooking grease on my applicator...what's a safer substitute to use?
     
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    Viro Sol or Ubik 2000 and steel wool for tougher stuff?
     
  8. Jacob

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    Steelwool 0000 is my go to, really great for kitchen windows and the like. Bronzewool can do it too.
     
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