Experts and BHG readers answer.
How do I fix a scratch in my wood floor?
Can you explain the best way to remove or hide scratches in my wood flooring?
Retailers actually now sell hardwood floor scratch cover that works great for touch ups over large areas. It’s a liquid with a color pigment that you simply apply with a rag. Make sure you get the stain product that says it’s specifically “made for floors.” I’ve had surprisingly good results with these easy-to-use products. Of course, hardwood floors eventually need to be refinished by a pro with the right equipment and coatings. But in the interim, if you don’t think the floor has too many deep scratches and dings for your taste, try picking up a bottle of hardwood floor refinisher.