How's best to remove scuffs from a shower door please?

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  1. Debs

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    Packed the awning and caravan stuff away in a hurry in the rain yesterday - have just been back to storage to bring the wet stuff back home.....and have noticed there's a strip of scuffs about 12" x 3" down the shower door:crying:, they're very light, you can't feel any scratches at all but it looks really mucky. I tried a microfibre cloth but there was no change.

    We are hoping to px the caravan for a moho very soon ( next fews days all being well).

    Had a peek in the garage and found some autoglym motorcycle cleaner, doesn't mention anything about removing scuffs though.

    Has anyone had any joy getting scuffs out?
     
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    I'd try t cut it works on most surfaces and shouldn't scratch it

    Obviously try a small area first just to see
     
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    Ok, I would imagine there's some of that in the garage as well - I try and stay out of there if I can. Son will be home off earlies shortly - I reckon he's got a stash of car cleaning gear in there somewhere.

    I take it that t-cut is ok on plastic?
     
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    I've used it on plastic before and it Obviously does plastic bumpers etc on cars , it's designed to remove minor scratches and scuffs from paintwork so i reckon it's worth a shot .... but as I said just try a small area first
     
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    You could try metal polish it works on perspex which is an acrylic but I am not sure what shower doors are made from they are very brittle and quite thin so support the area well whist rubing - I expect they are some form of styrene
    again try on a small area first
     
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    Toothpaste on a microfibre cloth would probably do it, brought the plastic headlights on the wife's Fusion back to a sparkle.

    Always remember to do a small test area first whatever you use.

    Good luck.
     
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    Just saw those in Asda for a quid each.
     
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    Think I'll try this 1st - seems least invasive

    then this
    We have some of this

    I'll try the others 1st.

    We'll have to call in on the way back from my Dad's tomorrow - at least we've got some things to try now thanks to everyone.

    Reckon it was caused by a folding chair in it's cover leaning onto the shower when we were coming home - the marks aren't even in one direction, they're all over the place.

    This is when storing the 'van away from home is a pain!
     
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    Never understood why people store things in the toilet/shower compartment it's always going to move ....I've viewed a few caravans in the past where I've just walked away because of damage to toilet walls etc from aqua rolls and awnings
     
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    open the hab door and kick them out, oops "r" missing.:rofl:
     
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    That's the annoying thing - we never do normally, it was persisting it down heavily and we just dumped things in.

    Lesson learned - no matter how wet stuff/we're getting - do it properly:(
     
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    Sods law isn't it .....i hope you manage to get it off and as you say lesson learned hopefully not an expensive one
     
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    as already mentioned...magic eraser but if there's surface scratches use toothpaste as a fine polishing compound
     
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    Sorry, I'd reply to this but don't get it! I'm being dense....
     
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    I think was trying to be funny

    Scruffs instead of scuffs
     
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    Yep ta, just gathering all the stuff that's been suggested and we'll call in tomorrow.

    You can't feel any scratches - it looks cloudy more than anything - and very visible.

    Note to self: remember glasses!;) Always helps!
     
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    :doh: Doh - didn't spot that :laughing: Yep it was funny...
     
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    trying to be funny is right, I am very trying, hee hee
     
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    Ah - now that explains alot - I live with one of those so am totally immune to it after all these years:LOL:
     
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