Generally, people say that they are not able to use their CDs & DVDs for longer time, as they get corrupt. Behind the distortion in the fine working of the disc, dust, dirt, & mishandling are the most common reasons. Therefore, it is important to maintain the discs safely. For those, who have difficulties in cleaning the discs safely, we have got certain tips, so that you can do that without further harming their sensitivity.
The tips for safely cleaning the discs:
can use soft and clean cloth to remove the dust particles from the CDs. In
holding the discs too, you must be careful. With the thumb & fingers
hold the outer edges & place your thumb in the center hole of the
discs. Now, tae the cloth & wipe it slowly in outer direction from the
center. Make sure that you never clean it diagonally or in circular
- In case
of any sticky dirt or grease on the disc, clean that with special CD/DVD
quick-cleaning wipes. To clean such dirt, never use the standard household
cleaners, otherwise the chemicals in the detergent would corrode the disc.
There is disc cleaning kit available in the market, and investing in this
is a good option.
on the disc is one of the common problems, which most of the people go
through after using the discs for some period. You can get rid of such
issues with CD resurfacing kit. Instead of trying normal home equipment to
remove the scratch, this kit is a good option.
- In case of heavy scratches, you would not be able to clean the outer layer beyond certain limit. In such DVD replication or duplication instead of risking data loss situation. If there is a bulk of such CDs/DVDs, then it is better to consult professional duplicator/replicator.
It is important to keep in mind that with any of the above mentioned method, being precautious is highly important. You have to safely handle every equipment as well as disc. Another aspect about cleaning the discs that you must know is that if you clean it excessively then it might affect the quality.