Listed are a few factors that can affect the way you clean your screen :
- Size of the screen
- Humidity of the room
- Temperature of the screen surface
On a small display you can reasonably clean the whole screen at one time. On a large screen you may want to clean half or a third of the screen at a time.
The lower the humidity of the room the higher the static electricity that will be present. This will in part cause more dust/debris to collect on your screen surface.
Trying to clean the whole surface of a flat panel screen that is still warm will result in streaking and the likelihood that you will damage the screen coatings.
Next week will discuss the best techniques in using liquid cleaning solutions.
The most common type of screen cleaning is large and small dust particles attracted to the surface of the screen.
- Use a soft brush or cloth to gently brush away any larger dirt particles or use canned air to blow them away.
- A second type of screen situation is visible smoke and pollutants that have over time caused a hazy or yellowish look.
- A third type would be the most severe as you have a combination of the above, plus fly droppings (little round dots), mucous from a sneeze or other unknown substances on the surface of the screen.
Next week will we discuss factors that would affect how you clean your screen.
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It is almost impossible to get every screen manufacturer to agree on a cleaning method. Here we offer guidelines to help you avoid the greatest mistakes and hopefully allow you to clean your screen without fear of ruining its appearance or function.