Monday, 22 Apr 2024

How To Take Care Of Your Electronics

Technology has rooted itself into all of our lives. Most people have a cell phone, or smartphone that they use to keep schedules, make calls, play apps, and control other devices within their home. Whether it be a cell phone, a video gaming system, or a television, here are some tips to keep your electronics in tip-top shape.

Get Rid Of Dust

Heat and electronic devices are not friends, in fact, they are enemies! All electronic devices are designed to spread heat around, or evacuate it with fans so that nothing get’s too hot. Dust traps heat and makes the designed heat evacuation not work properly. When things get too hot, electronics burn up and die, or worse, a fire can start! When electronics are damaged, the silicon wafers can be recycled via silicon wafer polishing to make new electronics, but that still doesn’t change the fact that you’ll have to buy a new electronic if yours kicks the bucket. 

One of the simplest ways to get dust off of your electronics is via compressed air. Compressed air is sold in a can and is a great solution in order to remove tough-to-access dust from the innards of your electronics. With just a few quick sprays, you can make sure that your electronics are dissipating heat correctly in order to keep them living longer.

Surge Protectors

Unreliable electricity, or electrical spikes are another way to quickly kill electronics. You can help protect your electronics through the use of surge protectors in case an electrical spike happens. This will kill the surge protector, but won’t kill your electronics. With how cheap surge protectors are, it’s a worthwhile investment to make sure any expensive electronic device in your home is hooked up to a surge protector to keep it safe.