Just like all appliances and furniture, your flat screen TV needs a little cleaning every once in a while too. Keeping your flat-screen TV spick and span will help make it last longer. Flat screen TVs have sensitive electronic components that may break, overheat or wear out when mishandled. To keep your TV functioning at its best performance, it needs enough ventilation and regular cleaning.
Here’s a step-by-step instruction on how you can care for your TV:
How to Clean Your Flat Screen TV
Step 1: Before cleaning your flat-screen, make sure that it is unplugged.
Step 2: Remove all dust by wiping the screen and back of your TV with a lint-free cloth.
Step 3: Spray a liquid TV cleaner onto a soft cloth until it’s a little damp. Remove stubborn stains with it. Don’t spray your liquid TV cleaner directly onto your TV screen.
General Tips for Caring for your TV
TIP 1: Use a power-line protector for you flat-screen TV. This will keep your TV from dangerous electricity spikes. Tip: look for a power-line protector designed for TVs.
TIP 2: The placement of your television should be well-ventilated. Avoid placing it in a cabinet as this is a risk-factor for overheating.
TIP 3: Keep your TV safe from the rain, drinks, and all sources of moisture. Never place a coffee table near your TV to prevent people from placing their beverages close to it.
TIP 4: If you will store your flat-screen TV, store it in an upright position. Don’t lay the TC down as this may cause the screen to crack. Make sure the box you’re going to store it in is padded with foam 3 to 4 inches thick to keep it safe from damage.