The main function of the silicone case is to protect the device from mechanical damage, the secondary function is to personalize the look of the phone with the help of original colors, shapes and textures. The advantage is low cost. The disadvantage is the ability to absorb dust and dirt, which spoils the appearance of the product. Fortunately, pollution can be removed by yourself at home. There are various ways to clean silicone accessories at home.
Prepare warm water, detergent (liquid soap, shampoo, dishwashing liquid or shower gel), a foam sponge and a piece of soft cloth.
- In a container, mix warm water and detergent until foaming.
- Dip the product in liquid, leave for 60 minutes.
- Use a sponge to remove dirt.
- Rinse the silicone accessory with warm water.
- Wipe the product dry with a piece of cloth to avoid marks and streaks.
The method is suitable for removing contaminants from small areas of the silicone case:
- In a soda, add a little water and stir until a slurry.
- Apply the mixture to contaminated areas and wait for it to dry.
- Rinse the accessory under running warm water.
- Dry the product with a piece of cloth.
To achieve the maximum effect, repeat the procedure.
REMEMBER! Do not rub soda, so as not to leave scratches on the silicone case.
Vodka or technical alcohol will help remove contaminants, including from markers, and degrease the surface from fingerprints:
- Moisten a cotton pad with the product.
- Gently wipe the product.
- Rinse the accessory with water and dry it.
Nail polish remover
Do not use to remove stains from multi-colored silicone accessories to prevent damage to the print. Before use, try the tool in an inconspicuous area.
- Soak a cotton pad with nail polish remover.
- Clean contaminated areas.
- Rinse the case under running warm water.
- Dry the product dry.
Toothpaste without dyes will relieve the transparent or white silicone case from yellowness. Use a brush or a sponge to apply the product to the product, let it stand for a quarter of an hour and wash it off so that there are no white stains. If the yellow tint does not disappear, repeat the procedure.
Soap solution and office eraser
Get rid of traces of a pen or pencil under the force of a new white eraser. Rub contamination, after removing stains, wash the accessory in a soapy solution.
Lemon juice will clear the transparent silicone case from yellowness and various stains:
- Apply a few drops to a cotton pad.
- Rub contaminated sites.
- Rinse the product under running water and dry it.
ATTENTION! The method is suitable for cleaning accessories for phones made of high-quality materials, low-grade silicone will crack.
How to care for silicone case
You need to properly care for the silicone case so that it lasts as long as possible. When buying a product, pay attention to the quality of the material. It is advisable to purchase wipes for care and regularly get rid of dust and dirt. If you do not clean the product for a long time, you will later have difficulty removing yellow deposits and old stains.
Recommendations that will help to serve the silicone accessory longer:
- Do not carry a phone in a cover made of silicone in the pockets of denim trousers so that it does not become the color of denim over time.
- Purchase durable products from quality material.
- Clean the accessory regularly.
- When buying, give preference to matte surfaces that keep the aesthetic look longer.
- Transparent silicone covers become dirty more quickly, losing attractiveness.
Timely use of methods of care and cleaning will save you from unnecessary expenses for the purchase of new products. As a rule, the means to eliminate pollution can be found in every home. A few minutes of free time and a little patience will bring the accessory in perfect order.