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How to Remove Scratches From Your Car

How to Remove Scratches
We hope your car doesn’t look this bad.

No matter where you go or what you do, you’re bound to get a scratch in your car. It doesn’t matter where you get it. Once you see the scratch, you can’t forget about. One option is to head to a professional to have the scratch removed, but that can get costly. Here’s how to remove scratches quickly from us here at Heritage Mitsubishi.

You’ll need to investigate the scratch before you can fix it. Start by dragging your fingernail over the mark. If your nail gets caught, the scratch could be too deep to fix with a do-it-yourself method.

Once you’ve determined the depth of the scratch, it’s time to do the prep work. Clean in and around the scratch thoroughly. Any dirt or grime left behind will end up in your paint. That could become a worse problem than the scratch itself.

To get rid of the scratch, grab a tube of toothpaste and a damp rag. Add a few dabs of toothpaste to the rag and rub in small circular motions, Karate Kid-style. Depending on the depth of the scratch, it could only take a minute or two for it to disappear. To check, simply lift the rag. Once you’re satisfied with the result, there’s nothing else to do. It’s as easy as that!