touch up mirror glass


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Old 10-13-02, 05:28 AM
bagelmon
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touch up mirror glass

can you touch up a mirror glass from scratchs or old age.without refinishing the whole mirror? and is there a product that can be used?
 
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Old 10-13-02, 12:00 PM
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Mirror repair

Resilvering mirrors tends not to be a DIY project. It is very expensive to have mirrors resilvered. A new mirror will typically cost much less than having a mirror resilvered.

"The supplies are expensive. One pint of each of the four chemicals you need totals about $120.00 (plus shipping). The price varies depending on the current price of silver."
http://www.mirrorresilvering.com/#FAQs (Retrieved 05/19/02)

There is no touch up paint for mirrors. It takes at least 4 different chemicals to resilver a mirror, and depending on the price of silver, the price would be cost prohibitive for your size project. Companies that resilver mirrors tend not to sell these products.
 
 

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