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How to Clean Your PC Gaming Gear

Here's some insight on approved cleaning methods from our product team to keep your gear free of dirt and grime.

It's about time to for a little refresher. The gear you're probably using on a daily basis is likely in need of a touch-up, both for sanitary reasons and to keep up the longetivity of your products.

When it comes to keeping your gaming gear clean, it's important to remember that you don't want to damage it in the process. It's not a great idea to use bleach or any harsh chemicals on all of your PC gear.

6 Steps to Cleaning Your PC Gaming Gear

1. How to Clean Your Mouse

Your hand can be in contact with the dirtiest object in the room, even though you are unaware of it. The filth and debris that comes from you and everything you touch is all over your mouse.

Maintaining clean equipment is crucial. If carried out properly, it can improve both your health and the lifespan of your mouse.

Here’s a full guide for cleaning your mouse.

2. How to Clean Your Cloth or Fabric Mousepad

If you’ve had any tracking issues when playing games, a dirty mousepad may be the culprit! In either case, cleaning your mousepad and peripherals on a regular basis is good practice. A clean mousepad is key for your mouse to glide across effectively.

An easy, five-step method will get your cloth or fabric mousepad clean and spiffy again.

3. How to Clean Your RGB or QcK Prism Mousepad

When it comes to the QcK Prism or any other wired RGB mousepad, it's important to observe extra caution when cleaning. You could potentially damage this kind of gaming mousepad if you don't follow the right procedures. Don't worry, we've got you with a quick, handy guide.

Make sure to follow this guide for cloth RGB mousepads,

4. How to Clean Your Gaming Controller

Your console or PC gaming controller has probably seen better days. Let's be real, you're probably a sweaty gamer. It's ok, most of us are. Well, you may have neglected your precious controller, so it's time to show it some appreciation. Today.

Extend the life of your controller and exercise better hygiene with our controller cleaning guide.

5. How to Clean Your Keyboard

This guide is an approved keyboard-cleaning method from our product team to keep your gear free of dirt and grime. Tons of bad stuff gets in between your keys, as this is probably the main tool you have (I know there's plenty of cat hair in mine).

Learn how to clean your keyboard with our handy guide so that one of your most-used tools is properly clean and free from potential risks.

6. How to Clean Your Headset

Some of wear headsets for extended periods of time, whether that's for doing remote work, or for gaming. Hours of sweaty moments and general stress can build up grime on your precious headset. It's time for a change.

We've got an easy six-step guide to teach you how to clean your gaming headset with advice for various types earpads as well. We've got you covered!

Note: While we don't recommend them, if you do choose to use sprays, wipes, or any other cleaning and disinfecting products on your equipment, please carefully read all labels to ensure safe and correct use for both your belongings and your own health.