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Attaching casters or something similar to prevent floor scratching to östavall coffee table

I have an ikea östavall coffee table. This particular model~ It is great however there is a problem which I didn't realize before buying it. I need to move it about 30cm twice a day because I have a ...
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How Do I Get Scratches Out of Faucet Finish?

A large metal dish I was washing in my sink ended up putting some scratches in the left side of the faucet base, but I haven't been able to get them out. I put one of those buffer pad attachments on ...
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Which method for these sorts of marks on this sort of of light oak or pine wood door?

Which method for these sorts of marks on this sort of of light oak or pine wood door? I have read about rubbing walnuts and web stores have all sorts of different touch up pens and fillers. But not ...
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How to fix long scratch in wood floor?

How do I hide a scratch in my hardwood floor? I made the mistake of dragging a piece of furniture and got ahead of myself, and didn’t see that I left a long scratch. I tried to fix a small section ...
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How to deal with the scratch in powder coated aluminium roller unit

I recently installed some roller window units made of Powder coated aluminium. It's hardly two weeks , after seeing this scratch and I wonder ,Is it even the power coated aluminium as they mentioned. ...
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How to repair scratched cabinet door

We had a new oven installed and our installers scratched one of the doors on our cabinets. It looks fairly deep, so I am not sure if this is repairable or if we would need to get the whole door ...
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Fix shiny spot after fixing scratch with rubbing nut oil

My dining room table was scratched and my research said to try to fix this by rubbing a fresh nut into the scratch. Most guides said walnuts, but I had pecans and saw that people said to try that as ...
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Gray marks on an acrylic tub

We recently had a new acrylic tub installed and the contractor put a few dings in it. In his attempt to fix it, he was able to almost remove the scratches, but we are left with gray smudges in two ...
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How to remove scratches from bathroom tiles?

I recently tried to clean some water from my bathroom floor with paper towel, but it left scratches on the floor (see below). Any suggestions on how to get rid of these marks ?
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What product would you recommend for coating/rubberizing metal furniture to be placed on a plastic deck? [closed]

I have a new plastic/composite deck (Azek) and have a metal bench that was on the previous deck. I don't want to scratch up my nice new deck and have watched a few youtube videos on rubberizing or ...
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How to restore the brushed finish on stainless steel appliances

Someone in our household absentmindedly used a green ScotchBrite pad to clean a couple of the stainless steel appliances in our kitchen. In some cases, they went across/against the grain. The ...
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Dog ate/scratch edge of door, what can fix this? [duplicate]

My dog scratched/ate the edge of the door. Ive searched up a couple of things, and they've said I'd need some wood fillings. I'll try and upload an image. Its 8cm by 4cm area. Max depth is around 2-...
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How to cover these scratches on my door?

Cat scratches on varnished wooden door: tried rubbing walnuts, only hides the smallest scratches not the big ones. Is there any paint or varnish I could use in an attempt to cover this mess?
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Scratches in light marble vanity top

We have a vanity with a light marble top with under counter sink. Nail polish or something was spilled on it and my wife scraped it off with some sort of knife. The nail polish was removed but it left ...
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How to repair this scratch in laminated countertop?

I made a silly mistake and scratched the countertop of my kitchen. Is there any way to fix this?
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How do I remove scratches from bluestone steps?

I have some scratches on my front entry bluestone steps. I tried to remove them by brushing with water but they don’t seem to go away. Any advice on how to remove the scratches?
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Are these scratches on an induction plate cleanable?

I have an induction plate that works great for a few years now. It is surprisingly clean, all kind of burned food is easy to remove. It has, however, a few very small scratches and I would like to ...
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How to remove scratches on varnished wooden door?

Is there any easy way to make scratches disappear from wooden, varnished doors? Doesn't have to be perfect, I just need to make them hard to spot for someone who doesn't know they're there.
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How do I replace an old ladder's anti-scratch strip?

An acquaintance of mine an old aluminum ladder, sort of like this one: The ladder used to have some kind of rubbery strip at the forward edge of its top platform, to prevent it from scratching the ...
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What can I use to protect my walls from marks and scratches? [closed]

I store my skis against the wall, and over time the wall ends up with black marks and scratches from the minor rubbing from the skis. It's removable with a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser, but I would rather ...
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Mend scratch in laminate flooring

While moving, I scratched the vinyl flooring. It is a "wood" laminate flooring, where the planks support material with a wood print veneer (as mentioned in Can/Should I seal laminate "wood" ...
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How to repair scratches and dents on hardwood floor

What is normally recommended for fixing scratches1, dents, or chips2 on hardwood floors? Is there a special type of glue, caulk or epoxy out there?
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How do I protect the painted finish on my fiberglass door?

I just purchased a new fiberglass front door. It's a beautiful door, factory painted, but less than 24 hours later, we're noticing that the paint can easily be scratched off, and the rain splashing ...
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How can I remove these stainless steel scratches?

I'm trying to fix a repair gone awry. I noticed some scratches on my stainless steel range of unknown origin. Things like cookware never touch that part of the stove, and I never use abrasive cleaners ...
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How to fix drag marks on wooden floor?

We just moved out of my in-laws. Unfortunately the movers left long drag marks on the floor. These are not deep, only at the surface. I.e. no gouges. What is the best way to hide these marks or fix ...
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How do I fix a minor scratch on a dyed aluminum anodized surface?

I have a home appliance with a green anodized aluminum case (like apple macbooks and older iPods). There is a minor scratch that is pretty easy to miss, but once I see it I can't unsee it. My main ...
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How do I fix small chips and scratches in a melamine table top?

Below is what I am talking about. How do I fix these ?
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