Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Our Expert Answers Your Questions

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Our Expert Answers Your Questions

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QI HAVE scratched my window glass while sanding the oak frames with an electric sander. Is there any way to repair the glass? Vernon Bettison, Nailsea, Bristol AMOST timber windows over time will develop small scratches right in the corner between the glass and timber.

Professional glass polishing kits cost a fortune and it is probably cheaper to replace the window.

But Halfords sells glass polishing kits which are cheap and a worth a try.

A polish fills the scratch which is then buffed.

QI HAVE been trying and failing to remove rust in the concrete in my back yard. Any advice? Aaron Davis, by email AFIRSTLY, get rid of the source of the rust, or paint the piece of metal that is rusting.

Then, to remove the stain, use a 7-10% dilution of hydrochloric acid solution.

The rust should froth and after a few washes will be gone. …

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