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How to clean your Plasma TV

Cleaning a plasma TV is not a simple thing.

If you do not use the right products, in fact, you risk going permanently damaging the screen with which the appliance is equipped.

To make things easier for you, we have decided to explain in detail how to clean it perfectly without risking any damage.

Let's see all the steps together.

1. Turn off the TV

The first thing to do before practicing any screen cleaning is to turn off the TV and let it cool down.

This step is of fundamental importance as, being the plasma screen, it will absorb more power and automatically emit more heat.

Therefore, when you go to spray the spray detergent on the microfibre cloth, it will be natural that annoying and unsightly halos will begin to appear on the screen of the device.

2. Dust the surface of the appliance

Once the TV is turned off, take a microfibre cloth and wipe it on all surfaces of the set.

Try not to exert too much pressure on the screen, otherwise, you will end up damaging it irreparably.

Alternatively, you can also use a vacuum cleaner: the important thing is not to get it too close to the TV screen.

3. Remove all smudges and fingerprints from the screen

If there are stains or fingerprints on the TV, it will not be enough to wipe them with a microfibre cloth: you will necessarily have to get one of those liquid spray cleaners specially created for cleaning these particular and very delicate screens.

There are many on the market and the price is around $ 7-8

In addition to the cleaning product, the cleaning kit usually includes a soft cloth and an antistatic brush for general cleaning.

Once you have purchased the product, spray a small amount on a microfibre cloth, wipe it gently on the screen, then dry it with a dry microfibre cloth.

In case you don't have a spray cleaner handy, no problem - make your own at home.


Simple. By following the steps below to the letter.

  1. First, pour a couple of drops of dish soap into a bottle.
  2. Add some hot water and screw the spray bottle over it.
  3. Shake the bottle vigorously, then spray a small amount on the microfibre cloth.
  4. Wipe it gently on the TV screen and then dry it with a dry microfibre cloth.

Helpful tips

As you have noticed, to thoroughly clean a plasma screen you do not need special tools: the important thing is to be careful and use the right products.

In order to avoid accidental damage due to lack of experience, we recommend that you:

  • Avoid detergents containing alcohol, ammonia, and/or acetone;
  • Do not use newspaper to clean the screen;
  • Do not soak the microfiber cloth too much in the cleaner, but moisten it slightly.

Now that you have all the information you need at your disposal, all you have to do is put our advice into practice.