Restore Dog Scratches On Floors And Furniture Before You Move Into New Homeby Diksha Maheshwari Packers And Movers Bangalore
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Below you will find out tips on how to repair dog scratches on floors and furniture, along with the helpful hints.
Wood floors and furniture are prone to scratched even from shoes, general wear and tear and off course from your cute dog and cat nails. Refinishing is a little expensive thing, but if you follow the below steps you can get your wood and furniture in new look without spending much.
A. For covering shallow scratches follow these:
- You will need clean rag
- A hardwood cleaner.
- For polishing wood get stain wood marker or other types of pigmented wood polish.
- For making your wood glossy- glossy get shellac or polyurethane.
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1. First step is to clean the area.
Take hardwood cleaner and apply it directly to your clean rag, now with that rag clean the area in and around the scratches, this step is necessary so to achieve smooth and clean surface.
2. Apply stain wood marker or polish.
Apply stain wood marker or any other type of pigmented wood polish to the scratch, just remember the color should match the item. Before applying polish read the direction to use on the specific product to ensure you are applying it correctly and keep right amount of time to set, in case of marker, you can apply it directly to the scratch. For small scratch you just have to put one coat of polish, but for deciding another coat let it dry first and then decide. Its suggestable to able a thin coat at first and then go with heavy coat in the second. Wanna store your goods, then call Packers and Movers in Bangalore and know about their storage and warehousing facility.
3. Final touch...
If your floors and furniture is glossy then apply the shellac or polyurethane over the dry coated stain to match the finish.
B. For covering deep scratches follow these:
- You will require 2 clean rags.
- A hardwood cleaner.
- Wood filler.
- Putty knife
- Sandpaper and wood stain
- For glossy- glossy look get shellac or polyurethane.
- Brush for applying the above item. Packers And Movers Bangalore to Lucknow have skilled and experienced team to move your heavy furniture even in the narrow hallways or staircase.
1. Clean the affected area:
Just we discussed above, we have to clear the scratched area to achieve the smooth and clean surface, so take your rug and clean the area with the hardware cleaner.
1) Time to fill:
Use wood filler and putty knife to fill the empty space in deep scratches, it usually take one hour to set but it’s best to read the directions written over the wood filler box.
2) Sand paper:
Once the wood filler is set, gently sand the area around and at #top of scratch so to remove the extra filler.
3) Apply wood stain on the scratch.
Using another clean rug apply the wood stain on the scratched area in the color that #best matches your furniture and floor. You can also paint it using wood marker.
4) Provide glossy finish:
If you want to provide glossy finish then apply some shellac or polyurethane on the scratched area.
C. Some DIY ideas for wood scratches:
There are couple of DIY ideas for tackling your cute puff scratches on wood and furniture. For moving heavy furniture without any injury, read #Movers and #Packers guide.
1. Lemon juice + oil.
Mix equal part of fresh lemon and oil, for oil it can vegetable oil canned oil or olive oil anything will work. Apply it to the scratched part with microfiber Packers And Movers Bangalore to Pune cloth and make sure to wipe it in the direction of wood grain.
2. Some nuts will work:
It's weird but true for small scratches almonds, walnuts and pecans works really well. Simply just rub the nuts over the scratch and let it fill natural oil in it. Because of wood texture walnuts are mainly preferred nut for such purpose.
3. Black tea:
Heat three tablespoon of water and dip a black tea bag for two to three minute. Now dip cotton on it and apply the tea on the scratch and for excess clean it with paper towel. Dry it first and then apply another layer, the more layers you provide the richer color will be.
4. Olive oil + vinegar.
Take ¾ cup of olive oil and ¼ cup of vinegar. Now mix them together and apply it on the scratch using clean rag, this will act as natural wood filler.
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