Think about it: You probably touch your tablet, computer keyboard, and remote control more regularly than any other items in the house. And—brace yourself—did you know your smartphone harbors 18 times more germs than a toilet handle? Eek! Use these handy guidelines to clean your electronics safely.
How to Clean Your Tablet
“Microfiber cloths are the way to go for getting smudges, fingerprints, and spittle from errant sneezes off of a tablet, phone, or computer screen,” says Kerr. “Just keep in mind that the microfiber won’t remove the germs that go along with these things.”
Knock out both issues with Kerr’s go-to system: Wipe with a micro-fiber cloth, then clean the screen with an alcohol wipe (or electronic cleaning wipe). Finish with a clean microfiber cloth to polish off any remaining smudges or streaks.