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Removing Scratches From Stainless Steel

There are a lot of stainless-steel made appliances and even accessories around us. Most of the time, you see it on your refrigerator, sink, cabinets, and tables. It is already part of the interior design of your house or other personal stuff like watches and more which you see every day. So, admit it or not it is very distracting, and it actually ruins the vibe or the design of your house or the item itself.

Just like on a stainless-steel table or vase or centerpiece, scratches will make the item look old, stale, and overused which will ruin its design and ruin the vibes of your house. This is why it is very important to have a maintenance check of your appliances and other stainless-steel accessories in the house. And the most efficient and budget-friendly way to do it, are the following;

  1. Refinishing

This method can be used for light scratches only. This method requires you to use scotch brite pads to be able to refinish the steel and remove the light scratches on the surfaces. You will need to clean or remove any unnecessary debris around the object to avoid creating deeper scratches. After cleaning your item, you can asses then, the direction of the steel pattern then you can start scrubbing through the same direction using the scotch brite pad. Make sure not to go too hard to avoid creating the worst scratches.

  1. Toothpaste

This is probably the easiest way for you to remove light scratches on your stuff, if you suddenly needed to remove any scratch from your accessories or other stainless things, you can improvise using white toothpaste and a brush. Just make sure to clean the surroundings, then apply an ample amount of toothpaste on the brush, then start brushing the part where there are light scratches.

You may also try the debitare plasma method for deeper scratch repair.

David Berin is a graduate of Multi-Media Arts in the University of Caloocan and Laguna. He started working as a digital marketer in different media companies.