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#3346397 - 04/18/14 10:31 AM Cultured Marble Help
Smoky14 Offline


Registered: 04/23/03
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Loc: Nowhere NM
The wife cleaned the counter top in the bath room with a cloth that had something in it which scratched the surface.
What is the best way to polish these scratches out. I tried a polishing compound without any success, maybe not abrasive enough so I thought I'd get some expert advice before continuing with this project.
Product and technique help needed.

Thanks Smoky
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#3346404 - 04/18/14 10:40 AM Re: Cultured Marble Help [Re: Smoky14]
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I have restored a cultured marble vanity in a home by sanding it like paint on a car. We used very fine paper in 3 grades, started with like an 800 or so and finished out with a 4k super fine. used water and a bit of a cleaner, ended up nearly new.

By adjusting the grit you can actually choose matte or shiny...
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#3346409 - 04/18/14 10:45 AM Re: Cultured Marble Help [Re: Smoky14]
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My advice is to get a professional to correct it.
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#3346419 - 04/18/14 10:58 AM Re: Cultured Marble Help [Re: Smoky14]
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It's a progression of grits like anything else.

http://www.dupont.com/products-and-servi...top-repair.html
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#3346569 - 04/18/14 01:42 PM Re: Cultured Marble Help [Re: bepperb]
SteveSRT8 Offline


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Originally Posted By: bepperb
It's a progression of grits like anything else.

http://www.dupont.com/products-and-servi...top-repair.html


EXACTLY! Not rocket science. Easy and simple, just like wet sanding a car...
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#3346597 - 04/18/14 02:14 PM Re: Cultured Marble Help [Re: SteveSRT8]
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Registered: 02/06/10
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Originally Posted By: SteveSRT8
I have restored a cultured marble vanity in a home by sanding it like paint on a car. We used very fine paper in 3 grades, started with like an 800 or so and finished out with a 4k super fine. used water and a bit of a cleaner, ended up nearly new.

By adjusting the grit you can actually choose matte or shiny...

+1. It's fiberglass resin I believe. Use wet/dry paper and water. Depending on the scratch depth, you may have to drop to 400 to start. Then work up through the grits.
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