Electronic equipment needs to be routinely cleaned to maintain performance, but traditional methods and off-the-shelf products are often not the best approach. There are some technology care best practices to keep in mind as you maintain your sensitive devices.
Cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting are very different processes. Each is critical to cleaning surfaces effectively. We looked to the CDC to see how they defined these terms and we’re happy to happy to share that information with you.
Cleaning effectively isn’t as simple as grabbing a sponge or cloth and cleaner. Some surfaces are more sensitive than others. In some cases you want to leave a moisture layer behind (as with disinfectants) and in other cases leaving moisture behind can be ruinous. Proper cleaning entails 5 elements: the right agent, the right tools, the right process, the right schedule, and the right communication.