- Fill the sink with warm water and soap if your light cover will fit in the sink. If it will not, mix a solution of warm water and soap in a bowl. Using a soft clothe, scrub as much of the burn off as possible. Rinse with water and dry.Dampen the Mr. Clean Magic Eraser and apply one layer to the burnt area. Using a toothbrush, scrub the area until the burn mark is gone.
- Treat deeper burns by following the steps above. Then, working with a dry lamp shade, use a fine sandpaper and sand the burnt area of the shade.
- Treat any burns that you cannot get out with the above steps by using a razor. Taking the razor, gently hold at an angle and scrape the burnt area of the shade. Do this in thin layers until you no longer see the burn.
- If the scar left on the shade is deep, fill it in with epoxy. You can find epoxy at your craft or hardware store. Also, paint over the epoxy with a clear paint to even out the appearance. You can have your hardware or craft store recommend a paint.
Things You Will Need
- Mr. Clean Magic Eraser
- Mild soap
- Sponges or soft cloths
- Scrub brush or old toothbrush
- When visiting your local craft or hardware store ask for any suggestions they may have for mending the shade.