Removing Scratches on Glass Coffee Tables
Designed to create an elegant atmosphere, glass coffee tables are often a centerpiece for the living room. However, with regular use, it is likely for accidental scratches to form on its perfectly smooth surface, leaving your glass coffee table looking worse for wear.
What is Causing the Scratch?
Depending on the material that is causing the scratch, there are various methods to remove it without replacing your costly coffee table.
- Toothpaste: Simple white toothpaste can be applied to a soft cloth and gently rubbed over the scratch.
- Baking Soda Paste: A baking soda and water paste can be used for a light abrasive to bring down any raised edges.
- Nail Polish Remover: Acetone can be used to remove minor scratches.
- Metal Polish: A lighter, like that of a car or boat, can be used to buff out deep scratches.
- Sandpaper: Specialized glass sand paper or a fine grit sandpaper can be used to avoid further damage of the glass coffee table.
While it is important to be careful with glass coffee tables, it is inevitable for scratch to form. The next time your glass coffee table gets a scratch, try one of the techniques above and you may be able to restore the original look of your glass coffee table.