Advice 1: How to remove a scratch on the mirror

Unfortunately, to completely remove a scratch from a mirror you can only special grinding machine, which is more than 50 thousand rubles. In other cases, the scratches will be slightly visible in certain light or at a certain specific angle. However, if you don't want to buy a new mirror, should try to make the scratches were hardly visible and the image is not distorted. Among the ways of "masking" there are those who do not require rare or expensive tools.
How to remove a scratch on the mirror
You will need
  • - claw hammer,
  • - screwdriver,
  • - spatula,
  • - aluminum foil,
  • - the knife
  • - scissors,
  • - transparent tape,
  • liquid window cleaner
  • - transparent silicone sealant
  • - soft cloth (or paper towel),
  • - blade
  • toothpick.
Instruction
1
Carefully remove the mirror and pull it from the frame (you may need to Unscrew the screws and remove the nails with the appropriate tools).
2
Cut a smooth piece of foil slightly larger than the scratch. The foil can be smooth out with a knife. Gently place foil scratches on the other side of the mirror. Flip the mirror and look at the result. If the foil slightly shifted, lift the mirror and correct it (you can stick duct tape).
3
If the scratch is still visible, wipe the damaged vehicle glass cleaner and dry cloth. Put the mirror on a flat surface mirror canvas up.
4
Put a bit of transparent silicone sealant on disposable plate (preferably paper). Dip toothpick in sealant and scooping a minimum of means, fill in the scratches. Often change the toothpick. When the sealant has dried completely, scrape off the remains, placing the knife blade at an angle of 45 degrees.
Note
In ways it is difficult to "win" dark scratches. In this case you will need the use of chemicals such as mercury, cerium oxide, ammonia, etc.

Also with very visible damage you can deal with grinding machine polishing with cork tape pressing roller ribbon you can handle the mirror so that the scratch will be almost invisible).
Useful advice
After working on the scratch mirror is recommended to be processed again by the means for Windows and wipe with a dry rag or paper towel. After that it can be hung on the spot.

Advice 2: How to get rid of scratches on plastic

Even the smallest scratcheskey can ruin the appearance of any plastic products, especially if they are located in a prominent place. To clean up your cell phone, laptop or car, it is not necessary to see a specialist. Try to get rid of scratches on plastic you can own.
How to get rid of scratches on plastic
You will need
  • damp rag;
  • - fine sandpaper;
  • primer for plastic;
  • - colorant for plastics;
  • Lac.
Instruction
1
Before you start removing scratches, rinse the item or wipe it with a damp cloth. Then use very fine sandpaper get rid of spaceplace paint, rough edges and notches.
2
Now moisten a small piece of cloth, lint-free, acetone or a special cleaner for plastic. Wipe them carefully sanded the surface. This is necessary in order to remove the contamination left by the sandpaper.
3
Take the container with special plastic primers, shake it up and splash a little money to the side to secure the piece of plastic from contact with undesirable small lumps.
4
Apply the scratches from a distance of 20 cm Move in parallel surfaces. First, cover the damage with a thick coat of primer, and then more subtle. Let the surface of the plastic to dry completely.
5
Next, scuff the primed surface again and wipe it with any cleaner. Now proceed to the coloring of plastic with a special dye designed specifically for plastic products. Very carefully pick the shade of paint, to avoid even the slightest difference to the color of the damaged surface.
6
Color plastic first in one layer, and after 10-20 minutes the second. If deep scratches may require a layered drawing of a decorative covering. Protect even wet the item from dust and other contaminants. In the case of the appearance of unwanted streaks, just get rid of them with a damp cloth. Allow the product to dry for 1-2 hours.
7
If scratched, the product is varnished, don't forget to apply lacquer on the surface evenly so as not to fill it completely.
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