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The deposit is held for damage caused to the property and therefore whether it is scuff or scratches the bottom line is its been damaged.
The dispute is now whether it was caused by you or not.
Assuming it is you then I suggest you obtain quotes from joiners on the costs to rectify the damage. Once you have your quotes this will be your basis of how much should be deducted from the deposit (if any)
Do you understand what I have stated so far?
If yes I will proceed to discuss the next step
Unfortunately a joiner will be in better position that I to advise on whether it is a scuff or a scratch especially when it is physically inspected. Therefore such opinion should be sought. Once you have the opinion you can proceed to discuss with the landlord whether to pay for the damage or not.
If the joiner states its a scratch and provides the costs it may be one that you can easily employ the person to come and fix or pay the landlord the costs of the service.
I hope I have clarified the position.
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