Learn How To Fix A Scratch. Rushing against another car or an object, can cause an ugly scratch on your brand new vehicle! Nobody likes that – it’s really unsightly. You cry a little inside and you wish you could take revenge on whatever it is that blatantly left that hideous scratch on your beautiful baby. You’ll be glad to know that there’s something you can do the help improve the unsightly look of that battle scar. First, you need to wash the area. Did you know that simply wiping it with a cloth or so, can just make it worse? By trying to get the dirt off the scratch that way, you can actually make it worse. The best thing to do is to use soap, water and a lint-free cloth to clean the area. When the area is clean, let it dry properly. Second, you need to apply a rubbing compound to the area. Place a dime sized amount with a lint-free cloth onto the scratch and with a lot of pressure, rub it in until it disappears. You may have to reapply it and repeat a few times. It may take a while, but don’t give up. Make sure there aren’t any white streaks or cloudiness and then you will know if you can move on to the third step. Third, you need to remove the swirl marks. Get a swirl mark remover and apply it to the scratch, using a dime sized amount and a new lint-free cloth. Guess what?! That’s it! That’s all folks – you’re done. Need to get rid of a bigger, more damaging scratch? Check us out. If you are looking for mobile vehicle services in Ottawa, battery boosting, tire changes, oil changes, or mobile car repairs then give us a call to book your mobile vehicle services today. We also repair and tune-up small engines such as lawn mowers and snow blowers. The best part is that we come to you so no more waiting in line or traveling back and forth to fix your vehicles and small engine equipment.