To get the best (and safest) clean possible, you’ll need to rely on certain tools when it comes to cleaning your television.Those tools are microfiber cloths we recommend having three on hand at all times—as well as a non-toxic cleaner and a step stool or ladder, if necessary. “Start with unplugging your TV.Then grab a clean microfiber cloth and [wipe] the entire surface of the TV including back vents and speakers.” Those little crevasses collect dust and dander, which affect the quality of the air your family breathes. Next you should get a second clean microfiber cloth and a non-toxic cleaner, and then dampen the cloth. You’ll want to use a cleaner that will give your television a streak-free shine when you’re done but be gentle enough not to harm the electronics. Finish with the final cloth and [wipe] the entire surface one final time. we recommend moving the cloth gently and slowly in an up and down or left to right movement. Circular motions could leave whirl marks on the screen.

Get Rid of Stubborn Marks Carefully

If you have a tough to clean spot, like fingerprints that have been left on the screen for too long, you’ll need to show your television a little extra TLC, but do not apply any pressure to your television’s delicate screen. Spot-cleaning with a microfiber cloth should do the trick, but if the pesky spot won’t go away, a small amount of warm water can help. Be sure to not spray the water directly onto the screen, but lightly dampen the microfiber cloth.

Be Wary of Chemicals

Standard cleaning products may contain harsh ingredients such alcohol or ammonia that might damage your screen’s LCD panels, For the latest OLED and LCD TV screens, it is best to steer clear of Windex or other glass cleaner, With the sensitivity of the latest screen technology, a dry method of cleaning would be best.

Remember the Remote

Your television remote is considered a high-touch area of your home, which means that it’s shared by all members of your family, so it should be part of your regular cleaning routine. It’s best to wipe down with disinfecting wipes and especially timely during cold and flu season.

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