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Save your new Paint Job!

Nothing worse than scratching something brand new....to save this happening after a resto or painting, take note of areas that are easily scratched whilst dismantling. IE: the motor has left scrapes on the frame when removing and will inevitabley do the same when re-fitting. Tape these areas with a cloth type bandage or tape before installation and remove them after.

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paint scratches off easily on drywall


You can find good colours for painting your wall and good durable paints and follow it with the help of interior designers. They provide plenty of samples and designs for your requirement and guide you. They use many fabric paintings, hand painted wall papers, laminated multi coloured wall papers with different textures. For further ideas and assistance you can contact them at http://www.interiordesign.net/. Homepage Interior Design

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It sounds like it hasn't scratched through to the metal yet so you could:

1) Respray the whole panel to remove all unsightliness.2) Touch up the scratch, resulting in quite an ugly repaint.

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how can i repair scratches on a plastic caravan window


Plastic polish comes in a variety of grits to help buff out scratches in a wide variety of plastics. Novus is a popular brand; their stuff comes in 3 grades: #1 for very fine scratches, #2 for moderate scratches, and #3 for deep / rugged scratches. I generally use #2 polish; #3 polish leaves smaller scratches behind that must be buffed out using #2 polish. Auto repair shops also sell plastic polishes. You might also be able to use automotive rubbing compound, if you don't have access to plastic polish. In a pinch, you can also use traditional white toothpaste, as it contains mild grit (that's how your teeth get polished, after all). Note that toothpaste may also leave behind small scratches.

In terms of hardware, some people use a rotary buffer (like you'd use with car wax) to apply the polishing compound. I have tended to leave swirl marks when I use one. Some people use a Dremel rotary tool, but the super-fast rotational speed can melt/burn the plastic if you apply too much pressure. I prefer to use a soft, all-cotton cloth (an old washcloth or tube sock turned inside out works well), with a dab of polish on it. For straight line linear scratches, I generally run the polish along the scratch to lift out any paint, etc, and to soften the walls of the scratch. This alone usually makes the scratch a lot less visible. However, to finish the buffing, it's good to polish in a circular motion to feather the areas immediately surrounding the scratch into the scratch area.

Some plastics are tougher to polish than others. Super-hardened plastics and some polycarbonates will not clear up using these methods. Most, however, will at least look better after you've done a bit of polishing, even if the scratches don't completely disappear.

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Roomba has been scratching my hardwood floors.


My brand new Rhoomba worked perfect the first time. The second time using it, I was aghast to come home to the same issue.

My marble floors now have long scratches across the wide expanses of floor. In the areas where the rhoomba (I witnessed it doing this motion the first time I let it clean) does those small geometric patterns like in confined areas, those same geometric patterns appeared scratched into my marble floors in my condo!!!!

What's worse? They do not intend to do anything to repair the damage....just refund my money.


R---I---P O----F----F! DO NOT BUY ONE!!!!!!!

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