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Materials to use for cleaning

Materials to use for cleaning


Removing scratches from CDs and DVDs can be the difference between unreadable and enjoyable. Discs easily gets scratched when handled, used (looking at you, PS2 laser ribbon cable), or stored incorrectly. To mitigate scratches some businesses are eager to use resurfacing machines, but we would recommend less invasive methods to start with.

Highly recommended watch by community member Eldoug:

Tools we recommend used in the video:

  • Novus Step 2
  • Meguiars ScratchX 2.0
  • Paper towels

If Novus Step 2 or Meguiars ScratchX 2.0 aren't available in your country, you can use one of these instead: