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Old 07-15-2011, 11:24 AM   #1
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bathroom sink scratches

Hi all
as I was cleaning my bathroom sink WITH MY GLASSES ON in the sunlight, I realized that I had at one time used something that scratched the inside of the sink. Must have been a scrubby.
It looks like granite but is that fake stuff. Any suggestions on getting the scratches out? can I sand it with fine paper or would that do more damage?
We will be selling our home so want it to look nice for new buyers.


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Old 07-15-2011, 12:57 PM   #2
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This sounds as if it is the epoxy stuff with granite dust made into it, I can't remember the exact name of it right now, (faux-granite, cultured granite?). I have seen scratches in these type counter-tops removed by using auto type buffing compound, a high speed drill or buffer, and lots of "elbow grease". I don't know why this would not work within a sink except that it may be harder to get to.


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Old 07-15-2011, 07:44 PM   #3
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Going to depend on what the material actually is. If it's cast granite aka cultured granite, the scratches are in the gel coat, may be too deep but you can try to buff it careful, too much elbow grease on that product will only ruin a bigger area if you go through the gel coat.

If it's a solid surface material like Corian (just a brand example, plenty of other brand names) then you can be more aggressive with sanding/buffing to remove scratches since it would be the same material throughout.
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Old 07-15-2011, 08:31 PM   #4
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the house is a modular home so chances are the sink is more plastic then granite
thank you... will try the car buffing stuff
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