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How to Clean TV Screens and Computer Monitors

By: Danny Lipford

Don’t use glass cleaner when cleaning TV screens, computer monitors, and other electronic devices with plastic screen, since it can damage the surface. Instead use either special LCD cleaning wipes, or a microfiber cloth dampened with water.

Be sure to turn off and unplug the device before cleaning it. Watch this video to find out more.

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Danny Lipford: Now, this is probably another screen around your home that needs to be cleaned. Whether it’s a television or a computer monitor, it’s not like the televisions of years ago that had a glass front that you could use glass cleaner. You never want to use any type of ammonia-based cleaner when you’re trying to get this nice and clean.

Here’s what you can use, LCD cleaning wipes. A little expensive, and from my experience, they tend to dry out a little bit. So, you may as well just keep it simple, use a microfiber cloth and just a little bit of water to dampen it. And then, don’t press too hard, just lightly wipe down all of the smudges and the dust. While you’re at it, get all these other components.

But you want to make sure you unplug it before you get started. That way, when you’re watching us each week we won’t look so fuzzy.



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