Keyboard Klean: 4 Ways to Rid Your Keyboard of Gunk and Grime

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* Easy-to-use tools to keep your keyboard squeaky clean
* Bypass the simple dust wipes and hit the hard-to-reach areas
* Choose from mini vacuums, gels, sprays and more

Did you know the average keyboard is 20,000 times dirtier than the average toilet? That’s because most keyboards tend to accumulate and dust, crumbs, oils and various types of bacteria (including E. coli and staph). Pretty gross, right? Fortunately, keeping your keyboard clean isn’t hard — you just need to have the right tools.

When those wimpy wet wipes simply aren’t enough, here are four surefire ways to help keep your keyboards clean.

1. Dust-Off Disposable Compressed Gas Duster

This two-pack set offers a quick and efficient way to keep your keyboard clean. Simply use the gentle sprayer to rid your keyboard of dust, grime and other unwanted particles. These dusters also include a bitter ant that helps protect against indoor inhalants.

Dust-Off Disposable Compressed Gas Duster Image courtesy of Amazon


2. MECO USB Cleaner Mini Vacuum Cleaner

Think of it as a vacuum cleaner for your keyboard, this multi-use tool is great for getting all those hard-to-reach areas. With two different nozzles, an advanced filtration system and USB connectivity, this is one great tool to have.

MECO USB Cleaner, Mini Multifunctional USB Vacuum Cleaner Image courtesy of Amazon


3. Keyboard Cleaning Gel

Safe, efficient and 100% non-toxic, these cleaning gel sets help remove up to 99.9% of harmful dust particles and bacteria. Simply lay the gel down on the surface you want to clean, gently press down two to three times and gently remove for an instantly cleaner keyboard.

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4. Electric High Pressure Air Duster

This heavy-duty air duster comes packed with 500 watts of pure cleaning power. Durable, efficient and extra easy to use, this duster comes with a nine-foot cord and is perfect for use on keyboards, camera and other sensitive (and dusty) household items.

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