How to Clean Your Printers and Scanners Adelaide – Five Steps

If you know how to use your printers and scanners Adelaide, you also need to know how to clean them. Constant usage will result in potential dirt ink that will get caught onto your printers and cause minor damages to it that can become severe. Knowing how to keep your printers clean will help it perform its best and yield even better prints.


Of course, not all of us know how to clean our printer correctly. Not all of us are even aware that we need to clean it in the first place. We want to help you with that. Here’s a step-by-step guide that will show you how to clean the platen glass and inside of the document cover.



Step 1: Open the Document Cover & Clean the Platen Glass

The platen glass is the part of a scanner where you place your document to be scanned. It’s also similar to the one you see on a photocopy machine. The first thing you need to do is list the document cover open, then wipe the platen glass with a clean, lint-free cloth that’s moistened a bit with water.


Step 2: Clean the Inside of the Document Cover

Apart from the platen glass, you also need to make sure that your document cover is also clean. Else, it wouldn’t matter how many times you wipe your platen glass. Clean the inner side of the document cover with, again, a clean, lint-free cloth that’s dampened with water.


Step 3: Clean the Transparent Sheet

If you have a scanner, you also have transparent sheets. You should clean them as well. Again, use a clean, lint-free cloth that’s moistened in clean water. Wipe gently as not to damage the transparent sheet.


Step 4: Clean the Inside of the Document Feeder

Cleaning the inside is just as important as cleaning the outside of your printing machine. Clean the inner side of the document feeder located at the bottom side of your printer/scanner using a clean cloth that’s moistened with water. Make sure you include areas that are stained with ink.


Step 5: Dry Everything

The last and final step involves all of those components mentioned. Dry all of them with another clean, dry, lint-free cloth.


So there you have it. All you need are two cloths – one damp, and one dry. You don’t have to go crazy over cleaning your printers and scanners Adelaide. However, you do need to make sure you clean them regularly. We hope this small guide will help.