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The Best and Easiest Way to Fix Scratched CDs and DVDs


Magic Eraser (any brand) for resurfacing DVDs! This fixes scratched/ skipping CDs and DVDs. Using a damp magic eraser, work from middle to edge, then following the curve of the DVD. (You're scuffing down the surface to the level of the scratch.) Another pinner swears this works. worth a try


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I’m starting to think that CDs will soon be obsolete, but I still have hundreds of them in their original case. I need to upload those babies onto my computer! Who knew you could repair minor scratches with toothpaste? First, wash the CD with mild soap and water, then rub the toothpaste on in a circular motion, let sit for a few minutes, and then rinse it off with cold water. Sounds weird, but it works!

How to Fix a DVD That Skips

Put 4 dots of toothpaste along the back of the DVD. Spread out the dots with your fingers until the toothpaste becomes dry and sticky. Rinse the DVD in warm water, gently rubbing off the toothpaste from centre to outside


Remove Scratches from a CD/DVD with Vaseline (Petroleum Jelly)