Currently laminate can be found on the floor in many homes. Compared to other floor coverings, it has many advantages. It's cheap, easy to fit, and looks pretty noble. Some types of laminatesometimes it is difficult to visually distinguish from an expensive tree.
But he has one drawback: scratches appear very easily. But getting rid of them is very simple, knowing some tricks.
Scratches on the laminate
1. Wax pencil
If the scratch is not too deep, use a suitable color of wax crayon. You can buy it at a building store or an office supply store. Clean the surface of the scratch from dust, degrease it and apply a layer of wax with a pencil along the entire depth and length. Let it dry, then gently polish the surface with a dry soft cloth.
2. Repair paste
This paste is used if on the laminate deep scratch… You buy it in the store and follow our instructions. Clean the scratch surface of dust, degrease it and apply the putty evenly with a spatula. Remove excess with a damp cloth. Then wipe the surface with a dry cloth. You can walk on the repaired part in a couple of hours. Special putty is produced in a variety of colors. It is made taking into account the composition from which produce laminateso it fits perfectly.
3. Hot mastic
The course of action is the same, only hot mastic is used. This is perhaps the most inconvenient and dangerous way. After all, you need to act autumn neat and fastso as not to cover up the entire floor and not to burn yourself.
4. Natural wax
Clean the scratch from dirt and degrease. You can mix the wax with a regular shoe polish that matches the color, which will only increase the resistance of the mass.
Of course, if your deplorable laminate flooring and not just in scratches, but in holes, then it needs to be changed. You can try using a special putty, but if the damage is large, then it will quickly wear off.
Now you can even skate around the house, because you know how to remove scratches! Stores also sell special kits for repairing damage to the laminate.