How to Clean Your LED Lights (Maintenance Guide)

Since a single LED light lasts for, on average, 50,000-hours, it’s easy to see why they become so dirty.

That’s why, in this guide, we’re outlining the easiest methods for cleaning your LED lights.

How to Clean Your LED Lights

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What’s The Best Way To Remove Dust From Your LED Lights?

When it comes to removing dust from your LED lights, two methods work incredibly well. One of these methods involves using water, and the other involves using canned air.

Wash The Dust Off With A Wet Cloth

With a wet cloth, you can gently wash off all the dust that’s on your LED lights. To do this, though, you must ensure that there’s just enough water on the wet cloth – not enough to where the washcloth is soaked, and not too little where you can barely feel the water.

Once the washcloth is as damp as it needs to be, you can then gently move the cloth across the LED bulb. As you do this, the dust will come off the bulb, and the bulb will look good as new.

What you must then do, is wait for twenty to thirty minutes before plugging the LED bulb back in. That way, if you accidentally get any water on the bulb’s electric socket, it will have time to dry off.

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Spray Canned Air To Remove Dust

While washing the dust off with a wet cloth is very easy, it requires a certain level of caution. It isn’t difficult for water to go onto the bulb’s electric socket. When that happens, and when the bulb is plugged in, it leads to the LED bulb dying and you being unable to use it.

For an easier way of removing the dust off an LED bulb, you can spray that bulb with canned air. To do this, you need to unplug the bulb from the light fixture it’s attached to. Then, you need to gently spray canned air across the surface of the bulb. As you do this, all of the dust that’s on the bulb will fly away, and you will have a perfectly clean LED bulb.

When you are finished spraying off the LED bulb, you can plug it right back in. There’s no need to let it dry or wipe it off.

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What’s The Best Way To Remove Stains From Your LED Lights?

The best way to remove stains from your LED lights is to pour a few drops of glass cleaner onto a lint-free cloth and wipe the bulb with that cloth. With the glass cleaner, you can remove the stains and specs of dirt that are on the lights.

When you’re done wiping the stains and dirt off, rub the glass cleaner off of the bulb and let it dry for twenty to thirty minutes. Then, you can plug it back in and it will look good as new.

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In the end, by reading this guide and applying this information, you will have no problems keeping your LED lights clean and working well.

Cleaning LED Lights

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