Need to learn how to fix scratches on wood? We’ve got 9 ideas that are sure to do the trick!
No matter how hard I try to protect my wood floors from harm, they manage to get scuffed, scratched, marked…you get the gist. I have two Boston Terriers, Samson and Mika, and their nails dig into the wood as they scamper across the living room, across the bedroom…you get the gist.
I’m not going to give up my babies (my terriers!), so I had to find a way to keep my dogs and keep my sanity. I.e., keep my floors in good shape. Fortunately, there are TONS of great DIY tips and tricks to keep your furniture and floors in tip top shape. Here’s how to fix scratches on wood, broken down into 9 DIY tips and tricks:
How to Fix Scratches On Wood Furniture
1. Vinegar and Olive Oil
A 1/2 cup of vinegar and 1/2 cup olive oil will do the trick. Details here.
2. Stainable Wood Filler
Tried and true — works for cat scratches. Details here.
3. DIY Pro Method
Learn how to do it like a PRO with this tutorial.
4. Walnut Trick
Turns out walnuts can work wonders! Details here.
5. Use a Marker
For an instant wood scratch repair find a marker that will match your furniture. Find the idea here.
6. Use an Iron
Turns out an iron is great for fixing wood scratches. Just follow the tutorial here.
7. Lemon and Oil
Is there anything lemon can’t do?? Try it now! Check out the details here.
8. How to Remove Dog Scratches from Wood
If you have dogs, you probably have the same dilemma. Follow this tutorial here.
9. 5-Minute Trick to Fix Hardwood Floors
Easy, fast and cheap! Everyone has 5 minutes to spare. Check out the details here.