Ridding a fanlight of maker's markings

Q. Can one remove a manufacture's ID marks on the glass sections of a fanlight? They seem to be etched into the glass. Kristen McCormick, Pacific Palisades, Calif.

A. If the manufacture's identification is actually etched into the glass, you may have to live with it.

But if the marks are plant-ons, check with a local janitorial-supply company for a product that will soften or remove the sticker without damaging the glass.

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