Maintaining a TV will not only save you money on last-minute repairs but will also help prolong the life of your TV. Some of us frequently overlook the most important things to do, such as preserving the TV and its surroundings dust-free, as dust can damage the screen. Also, turn off the TV when not in use and reduce the brightness levels at all times to keep your TV in the best shape possible for as long as possible.
Here are a few things to remember when it comes to TV maintenance.
When not in use, turn off the television.
Some people do this out of habit, which is bad for television in the long term. Leaving the TV on even when it is not in use will reduce the lifespan of your TV. Televisions typically come with a one or two-year manufacturer’s warranty, but in this scenario, you may need to have the TV repaired soon after the warranty expires. Instead, make it a practice to turn off the television when it is not in use. This will also assist you in lowering your electricity bill.
Check for Adequate Ventilation
When used, all electronics generate heat, and that is why good ventilation is essential. Some studies have also discovered that even a minor rise in the temperature of a component significantly reduces its life. To keep your TV from overheating, make sure the back is at least 2 to 6 inches away from the walls and the sides have at least 4 inches of ventilation space. If your TV is in a small cabinet, consider replacing it with a larger cabinet or mounting it on the wall. You can also put a standing fan near the TV for ventilation.
Keep a check on the brightness level
Remember that the brighter the light, the more energy it consumes. The same is true for any light-emitting device, such as a television or a computer. In fact, when the display is too bright, electronics consume more electricity. You might believe that the higher the brightness, the good the image quality. The truth is that the lower the brightness levels, the lower the electricity consumption. Excess brightness can also reduce the lifespan of the TV because it quickly heats up, which can damage the screen in the long run.
Maintain the cleanliness of the TV and its surroundings.
We highly suggest dusting the TV space every day because dust can damage the TV screen. Make use of a microfiber cloth when dusting. They are widely available in most electronics stores and range in price from Rs 200 to Rs 400. These are excellent for dusting and also cleaning objects and television sets. LED TV screens are delicate and should not be cleaned with harsh cleaning solutions. No matter how you clean the TV screen, harsh solutions can seriously affect it, and replacing the TV panel can cost nearly half the price of the TV. So, instead of using a liquid, simply wipe the dust off with a microfiber cloth.
Keep sharp objects at a safe distance.
Sharp objects can totally damage your screen and, in some cases, cause permanent damage because LCD screens are much slimmer and delicate. As a result, keep such objects as far away from you as possible.
You should avoid watching television for extended periods of time because images that remain on the screen for longer periods than others will develop burn-ins.
Wall-mount your television
A wall-mounted Smart TV is beneficial because it not only improves your visual experience but can also possibly save your TV from loss and damage. One of the most likely reasons of white spots or dots on the screen is a failure of the reflectors (lenses) inside the LCD panels. They fail primarily due to heat, low-quality parts, or excessive movement.
We hope that the tips provided here will help you maintain your LED TV better. However, if you have any issues with your LED TVs, it is best to have them repaired by experts in the field.