Have you ever had a stuck key on your keyboard?
It's probably time for a good clean!
Considering that a keyboard is usually used daily and often
subjected to crumbs, spilled coffee and dirty fingers, it's no
wonder performance is affected.
How often it needs to be cleaned depends on a few things: where
the keyboard is located (home or office), how many people use it
(one person versus the whole family or several people in the
office), and the season (if it's cold and flu season, you'll want
to clean it more often to keep it germ-free).
The cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID recommend these five steps to
clean and disinfect your keyboard.
- Unplug your keyboard and/or remove any batteries. If there's no
USB keyboard connection, be sure to turn the computer off before
- To remove crumbs, etc., turn the keyboard upside down and
gently shake the keyboard. But be sure to do this in
an area where the dirt and debris can easily be wiped up.
- Use a disinfectant wipe, but be sure that the wipe is not
overly damp. Give the wipe a squeeze before using it if
- Wipe down the keyboard keys with a slightly damp microfibre
- Use a dry microfibre cloth to absorb any remaining