How can I fix a foot long scratch on my wooden polished floor?

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I have a scratch on my wooden polished floor about a foot long and 5mm wide. What is the best way to fix it please?
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  • Judy Grecco Judy Grecco on Dec 21, 2014
    A quick fix would be to rub a walnut, not the shell, the meat into the scratch. I have used this on furniture and other wood surfaces and it helps to hide it.

  • Judy Abbott Judy Abbott on Dec 21, 2014
    I found shoe polish close to the color of your floorboards is a great cover up

  • Tatjana Lijić Tatjana Lijić on Dec 21, 2014
    I heard that you can make a mixture of sawdust and glue(the kind that is used to connect peaces of wood) and fill the hole with it..

  • Rosie Walsh Rosie Walsh on Dec 21, 2014
    I agree with Judy Grecco's suggestion of using a walnut. It's something I do a lot and it works great for my medium stained wood floors.

  • Dee Dee on Dec 21, 2014
    Here is what i use, on furniture or floors.OLD ENGLISH scratch cover for dark woods works great. Or they have pens at menards for wood to match the color of your floors. I have tried both and they work great.

  • Carol Carol on Dec 21, 2014
    Don't know if it will work, but try steam. Use an iron over damp paper towels or wash cloth. Don't lease the iron the cloth too long but keep checking. I know it works for dings in furniture.

  • Carole Carole on Dec 21, 2014
    If the scratch is very deep and noticeable, a bit of wood filler mixed with a colour stain that matches your floors should fix it.

  • Marion Nesbitt Marion Nesbitt on Dec 21, 2014
    Good ideas.

  • Sandra Amey Sandra Amey on Dec 22, 2014
    Also try WATCO's Rejuvinate.

  • Cheri Huggins Cheri Huggins on Dec 23, 2014
    Thanks everyone for your great tips! Much appreciated.