How to Remove Scratches from Wood Furniture & Doors

It is not easy to avoid wooden surfaces from being scratched.

The keys, brushing past the furniture, children and their toys … there are several causes for scratches to appear on wooden doors and furniture.

People prefer to get their wooden doors and furnitures painted when they feel they cannot do anything to bring them back to a better status.

CMP House Cleaning Toronto, has some very interesting tips for you which can enable you to remove scratches from wood at home and save your valuable money and time.

Methods to Remove Scratches From Wood Furniture & Doors:


Repair Marker:

Let’s see how to remove scratches from doors and furniture with the help of a repair marker.

A repair marker is a kind of pen that hides scratches effectively when applied on them.

The repair pens can be found in the same color your wooden doors and furnitures from  stationary or hardware stores.

After applying the repair marker on the damaged areas, you just need to let it dry.

After that you can apply a coat of wax to polish to the wood.

Using Walnuts:

You can use walnuts to remove scratches from wood as well!

Walnuts are very effective for this purpose as they contain essential oils that can conceal the scratch marks easily.

For this method, you need to follow these steps:

  1. Take out half a piece of walnut from its shell
  2. Rub it diagonally onto the scratch
  3. Rub your fingers on the area to warm it and let the essential oil do its work effectively
  4. Wait for a few minutes
  5. Buff the area with a soft cloth or towel to finish the job.

Oil and Vinegar:

You can use a mixture of 3/4 cup of canola oil and 1/4 cup of vinegar (white or apple), to remove scratches from the surface of wood.

Just soak a soft towel in the mixture and rub it gently on the affected areas of doors and furniture.

Leave the solution there as you would not need to wipe it off.



After following the tips the Clean my Premises (house cleaning Toronto) experts have included in this article you will have removed scratches wooden doors and furniture, or at least hid them in a few minutes.

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