How to clean the TV screen

How to clean the TV screen without scratching it

Today due to the technological revolution the screens and crystals of the new televisions are each time more delicate. That is why we must consider a number of factors and recommendations when cleaning.

In today’s Aecetia article we explain how to clean the screen of the television avoiding scratching it and getting a perfect finish. Knowing the steps to clean a TV is basic for all the home cleaning.

We must keep in mind that these screens should be cleaned periodically to prevent dirt and dust from accumulating, thus causing small scratches in the long run without us noticing it.

We can consider a more superficial cleaning by removing the dust that accumulates daily (for this it is advisable to keep our television away from drafts), but for a more thorough cleaning, we explain step by step how to do it.

How to Clean Your Computer Screen in 5 Steps

MICROFIBER CLOTHS

First of all, make sure you have a microfiber cloth. Many manufacturers already include it in the box of the television.

You can get them in specialized stores or even in big stores. Internet is also a good option as well as economical. In today’s market you can get it even with special properties against static electricity to ensure that the dust does not stick onto the screen.

Microfiber not only surpasses the current cleaning cloths and rags, but also supposes a huge economic and environmental saving. This material lasts much longer than a conventional cloth and is ideal for the most delicate surfaces.

STEP 1. CONSULT THE INSTRUCTION MANUAL

In general with a microfiber cloth you shouldn’t have problems but, it is always advisable to check the manual of our television in case it is clarified some type of suggestion, material to use or actions to avoid.

STEP 2. TURN OFF THE TELEVISION

Many times this step seems very obvious but not everyone does. Make sure it has been turned off for at least half an hour and is completely cool to the touch. This way you will be able to see the dirt better and prevent that the cleaner you use dries out early (this could generate many permanent stains on your screen).

STEP 3. CLEAN THE FRAME FIRST.

Start by the frame to go to the screen. Do it smoothly and try to avoid fluff and marks.

STEP 4. CLEAN THE SCREEN.

This is the most important part. It is imperative that you do not exert too much pressure against the screen as you could spoil your TV.

With the microfiber cloth wipe lightly across the screen and spray a little special spray screen cleaner for a deeper cleaning. Avoid spraying directly on the screen, you should always do it on the cloth. Your direct contact can be very aggressive.

STEP 5. MOVEMENTS

The movements that you must make with the microfiber cloth is important, these should be smooth and horizontal.

STEP 6. ALLOW THE SCREEN TO DRY

We must wait until the screen is completely dry before connecting the TV to the power again.

Things to avoid when cleaning the TV screen

–        Do not use papers such as kitchen towels, toilet paper, Kleenex, cotton cloth or towel cloth. These types of materials are abrasive and could scratch the delicate surface of your screen. They will also leave more fluff..

–        Never get to “soak” the cloth with the cleaning spray. Avoid the microfiber cloth from being wet, ie dripping. You could cause permanent damage to your TV.

–        We should never replace the cleaning spray with glass cleaner, soap or detergent powder. These materials are very aggressive for our screens.

We hope the article has been useful and consider the materials and methodology to use next time, to avoid causing damage to your television. Until next time.

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