To catch every second of your favorite show, you’ll need a television screen that’s dust-, dirt-, and fingerprint-free. But using the wrong cleaning method can negate any warranty that may still be in effect. That’s why the Good Housekeeping Institute’s Cleaning and Media and Tech Labs have joined forces to recommend the safest, most effective methods and products to clean your television screen and reveal a picture that’s brilliant to watch, and scrub down all the accessories that go along with it.
No matter what type of television you have, you’ll need a dry microfiber cloth that’s designed to clean and remove smudges from eyeglasses, cell phones and camera lenses. We like the oversized one from Toddy Gear. It’s nine inches square so it’s easier to use on a large screen than a smaller cloth.
How to clean flat plasma, LED, LCD, and OLED TVs
More delicate LCD, plasma or rear-projection screens can’t handle traditional wet cleaning. To keep that flat screen good as new without damaging it, here’s what to do.