How to Remove Burn Marks From Laminate Flooring

A burn can leave an unsightly mark on hardwood or laminate floors. Fortunately removing one can be a very simple process that won't take much in the way of time or money.

Remove Burn Marks From Laminate Flooring

Step 1

Use a pocket knife to scrape away the burn and see how deep the damage goes.

Step 2

Working with the grain of the wood, use the tip of the knife to scrape away the burned area.

Step 3

Using a brass bristle brush, lightly brush the area.

Step 4

Clean up the area with a dry paintbrush. You can use a razorblade to scrape away any areas that were missed and use the paintbrush again.

Step 5

Apply Tung oil to the spot with a clean cloth to restore the color. Allow to dry and apply more if needed.

Launie Sorrels

Launie Sorrels is a veteran who has worked as a chef and has more than two decades of martial arts training. His writing has developed from his experience as a quality assurance manager for Microsoft and IBM. Sorrels has a degree in computer science and is currently working on his journalism degree.