How To Clean LCD Screens

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I initially began to research the subject of how to clean LCD screens, when I noticed how difficult I was finding it to clean my laptop and TV screen. While I was undertaking this research, I discovered a variety of household products that did the trick i.e. made it easier to clean aforementioned LCD screens.

I was so pleased with the results that naturally I had to bring you this article for your perusal. So without further ado let's get started.

How To Clean LCD Screens

Rubbing Alcohol - Pour a little bit of rubbing alcohol on to a damp cloth and wipe the screen. This method of cleaning will remove tough stains such as crayon.

Baby Wipes - Baby wipes clean LCD screens with ease, and is my preferred method of cleaning. However, tougher stains may benefit more from rubbing alcohol.

Bounce Sheet - Similar to the above cleaning tip, bounce sheets are an effective method of cleaning LCD screens.

Vodka - This may sound bizarre, but Smirnoff Vodka can be used to good effect when cleaning LCD screens. Just pour a little on to cotton wool and wipe. It works in pretty much the same way as rubbing alcohol.

How To Clean LCD Screens Dos

  • Do unplug your LCD TV or turn off your laptop before cleaning the screen.
  • Do take notice of smears and smudges before cleaning so these can be tackled.
  • Do use a microfibre cloth to remove dust before cleaning.
  • Do clean LCD screens with a circular motion.
  • Do ensure your LCD screen has dried fully before you switch it back on.
  • Do repeat cleaning actions for persistent, hard to remove stains.

    How To Clean LCD Screens Don'ts
  • Don't treat LCD screens the same as you would do for glass, they're more sensitive and require greater care when cleaning.
  • Don't press too hard on the screen, when cleaning, be gentle.
  • Don't use tap water to clean screens, chemicals such as chloride can damage screens
  • Don't spray cleaning solutions directly onto the screen.
  • Don' press too hard when cleaning LCD screens.
  • Don't leave residue liquids on your screen.

    How To Clean LCD Screens – Good Housekeeping

  • When your laptop is not in use, ensure that it's kept closed. TV's can be covered by a sheet, but ensure it has cooled down before doing so.
  • If you have young children in the house see to it that you keep a close eye on them when they around LCD devices, they're like a magnet to them and crayon marks can be difficult to remove.
  • Wipe any liquid from your screen as soon as possible
  • Try not to sneeze directly onto your screen.
  • To help keep dust at bay by using cleaning solutions that contain ant-static properties.
  • Why not think about purchasing a protective covering from your product's manufacturer, to keep dust away and other anti-LCD solutions.

    Thanks for reading my article on how to clean LCD screens, I hope you found it helpful.

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