Nobody lets a sink, shower, or toilet go very long without a good cleaning. When it comes to making sure your home environment is truly as fresh and germ-free as possible, don’t forget to clean all your electronic devices… like your television, computer, tablet, and cell phone.
Always be sure to power down and unplug electronic devices before you start cleaning them. It is also a good idea to let them cool before you begin. Don't forget to read the cleaning instructions in the manufacturer’s manual that comes with each device.
Here are a few helpful suggestions for cleaning your electronic gadgets without harming them.
All computer monitors should be cleaned regularly, because dust and grime can accumulate. Touch screens should be cleaned even more often because the require actual physical contact, and a dirty surface can interfere with the touch sensitivity of the screen.
It is hard to imagine what may be lurking on a remote, especially in a household with more than one person. Some studies have shown that remotes harbor can harbor more bacteria than almost anything else in the home.
People do not often think about cleaning their earbuds. But they do collect dust, sweat, and ear wax… can interfere with the sound quality.
A lot of "stuff" can build up on or below the keys of your keyboard. Many people snack while using their computers and food particles can easily find their way into spots below the surface.
The glass surface of scanners and fax machines does not stay clean on its own. The glass collects fingerprints along with residue from documents, newspaper clippings, and other items.