Plastic windows.....has she buggered them???

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Plastic windows.....has she buggered them???

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The gf was "doing me a favour" and cleaned the windows for me yesterday. However, she used a green/yellow scourer/sponge on the first window and it put loads of light scratches in it so it now looks cloudy!! Luckily she stopped after 1. Is there anyway I can polish it out? I was thinking autoglym super resin Polish might work but don't want to risk making it worse. They are the bronze Westy double glassed windows.

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This looks like the kind of thing, or one of the other similar products.

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why not try some brasso/silvo ive used it before on motorbike screens :ok hope it helps cheers simon
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brasso works fine :ok
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Brilliant. Thanks guys....brasso tomorrow then :) :ok
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My misses did exactly the same :evil: luckily only on one window (slider by the cooker). I haven't tried sorting it yet, but will try the Brasso method and see.
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meguiars do a kit for restoring headlights that have milky lens's,works with an electric drill,was well impressed what it did to my passat headlights
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Brasso or toothpaste.
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If Brasso and toothpaste don't work, google a company called 'Micro Mesh'. The produce kits for restoring acrylic/polycarbonate aircraft windshields. I work in aviation and they are the first choice for professionals. I've restored 30yr+ screens to 'as new' condition using their kits. The plastic windows on my Westy turned out pretty well too!
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I use regular Autoglym Super Resin Polish on my plastic windows. They do polish-up quite well.

Using metal polish or toothpaste.. hmm..
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I would guess it all depends on whether your cutting out scratches or just appling a shiny surface coating...if its undamaged it's not going to need a cutting compound butif someone has used a brill pad or similar then t cut etc will be the only way as wax polish will only add a layer rather than remove one..

The aero space stuff sounds like the best option so far...

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I can confirm Brasso gets a :ok

I'm sure the other products are good too or better, but for a few quid it was worth trying first.

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paulandchez wrote:I can confirm Brasso gets a :ok

I'm sure the other products are good too or better, but for a few quid it was worth trying first.

Thanks everyone!

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Did you just do it by hand, or with a rotary mop or summat ?
Tell us a bit more as I want to do the same to the one my missus pan scoured :twisted:
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I did it with Brasso by hand then a good polish (by hand).
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