|how to actually clean |
|Deskside meals, coffee spills, that one suspiciously sticky spot you just can't get rid of. Our keyboards have gotten their fair share of wear and tear, and every once in a while, a little TLC wouldn't hurt. So we scoured the web for a few helpful tips from the pros. Take a look.|
|Consider this a go-to, as well as one of the easiest (and most fun!) ways to rid your work area |
of unwanted bits. Turn your keyboard to its side and simply blow away the dirt
with a can of compressed air! The dirt will fly though, so keep a Swiffer cloth or two handy to keep your desk dust-free.
|make up brushes|
Use a thin brow or concealer brush to gently remove dust from underneath the keys.
Need something with a bit more reach? Lifehacker suggests using a mascara wand.
Sticky fingers? Lightly dip a q-tip in rubbing alcohol and gently rub the smudge and grime off
the individual keys. (Be sure to avoid getting the alcohol between the keys!)
Ready to take it a step further? How to Geek's easy-to-follow tutorial is just the one for a deep clean.
|It may provide hours of entertainment for the little ones, but this silicone-based material |
comes in quite handy when it comes to cleaning up your keyboard. See for yourself.
|Using a piece of double-sided tape (a post-it works just as well!) reach in between the crevices |
of the keys to dig out dust and small pieces of debris.
|Dummies suggest using a toothbrush-sized vacuum nozzle to suck up all |
the teeny tidbits from between the keys. Get the scoop here!
|It's Mr. Clean to the rescue. According to Wired, a melamine foam pad |
is a quick fix for ridding your laptop of sticky stains.
|When it comes to spills, CNET recommends treating the area with a microfiber cloth |
to remove moisture from the keys.