How Do You Polish Stainless Steel Scratches Out?
Stainless steel is frequently used in household work surfaces, appliances and decorative items. While daily maintenance may require simply wiping the surface with a soft cloth, scratches can still occur. In many cases, light scratches are camouflaged by the directional grain of the steel. Others are more difficult to ignore. Polishing a scratch may reduce or remove it. However there are cases where professional help is indicated. Follow the following steps to remedy the problem, to determine if one should accept and live with the damage, or to determine if professional help should be enlisted. Determine the finish the stainless steel surface has. Traditional stainless steel sinks and counters feature a low luster finish that is minimally reflective. A satin finish is characterized by a high-gloss shine. Shine a light on the finish if you are unsure. A standard finish may have swirls or cross hatch grain to it. A high-gloss polished finish will reflect the light and have a very fine dir