Your shopping cart is empty.

Repair Hoverboard Scratches and Scuffs Easily

Difficulty: Easy

Time: 30 minutes - 1 hour

Steps: 5

Words: 1200 (approximately)


Scratches and scuffs on the hoverboard body are common, especially when the hoverboard is used frequently. While these blemishes don't affect the functionality of the hoverboard, they can make it look worn and unattractive. In this guide, we'll show you how to repair scratches and scuffs on your hoverboard body using a rubbing compound. Additionally, if the damage is extensive, we'll discuss the option of replacing the hoverboard shell, which we also sell on our website. Please be cautious and follow this guide only if you understand the risks.


  • Soft cloth
    • Amazon link placeholder
  • Rubbing compound
    • Amazon link placeholder
  • Car wax (optional)
    • Amazon link placeholder


  • Hoverboard shell (optional)
    • Amazon link placeholder

Top Cause

The top cause for scratches and scuffs on a hoverboard is accidental collisions with obstacles or rough surfaces while riding.

Top Solution

The most effective solution for repairing minor scratches and scuffs is using a rubbing compound, while replacing the hoverboard shell is recommended for extensive damage.


Repairing scratches and scuffs on your hoverboard body can be done with a rubbing compound for minor damage or by replacing the hoverboard shell for more extensive damage. Regular maintenance and careful riding can prevent future scratches and scuffs.

Step-by-Step Guide

Step 1: Clean the hoverboard body

Before you begin repairing the scratches and scuffs, clean the hoverboard body thoroughly to remove dirt and debris. Use a soft cloth to wipe the surface gently.

Image 1

Step 2: Apply rubbing compound

Apply a small amount of rubbing compound to a soft cloth. Gently rub the compound onto the scratched or scuffed area in a circular motion. Apply moderate pressure while rubbing to ensure the compound works effectively.

Image 2

Step 3: Buff the area

After applying the rubbing compound, use a clean, soft cloth to buff the area gently. This will remove any excess compound and help blend the repaired area with the rest of the hoverboard body.

Image 3

Step 4 (optional): Apply car wax

If you want to give your hoverboard body a polished look, apply a layer of car wax after repairing the scratches and scuffs. This will add shine and protect the surface from further damage.

Image 4

Step 5: Replace the hoverboard shell (if necessary)

If the scratches or scuffs on your hoverboard body are extensive, it may be more practical to replace the entire shell. You can purchase a new shell from our website and follow our guide on how to replace a hoverboard shell.

Image 5


Repairing scratches and scuffs on your hoverboard body can be simple with the right tools and techniques. Use a rubbing compound to fix minor damage or replace the shell for more extensive damage. Regular maintenance and cautious riding can help keep your hoverboard looking great.


    • Image 1: Cleaning the hoverboard body with a soft cloth
      • Alt-tag: Cleaning hoverboard body before repairing scratches
    • Image 2: Applying rubbing compound to the scratched area
      • Alt-tag: Applying rubbing compound on hoverboard scratches
    • Image 3: Buffing the repaired area with a soft cloth
      • Alt-tag: Buffing hoverboard body after applying rubbing compound
    • Image 4: Applying car wax to the hoverboard body for a polished look
      • Alt-tag: Applying car wax on hoverboard for extra shine
    • Image 5: Replacing the hoverboard shell with a new one
      • Alt-tag: Hoverboard shell replacement for extensive damage

Remember to join our mailing list for more hoverboard repair guides and tips to keep your hoverboard in top shape.

is added to your shopping cart.
Go to Cart
is added to your wishlist.
Go to Wishlist