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How to Efficiently Store Electronic Gadgets

Electronics are sensitive items. And since it contains a couple of individual parts and pieces, these devices would certainly require special care when they are to be stored. Know that humidity and temperature can greatly impact the future health as well as functionality of these gadgets.

Steps

  1. Back up electronic data. Before storing it, be sure to back up all data that your device contains to an external hard-drive. You would surely want these data ready-to-use in case of emergencies or should mishaps will occur to your item in storage. Be reminded that a minor misstep may leave you without a device and without all the information the gadget contains. Treasured family photos, music or videos may be gone. So take that extra time and effort now in order to avoid regret later.
  2. As much as possible, disassemble your gadget. A lot of electronics contain a wide variety of pieces that are important parts of the main device. Prior to storing, you have to pull the pieces apart and store them individually. Also, you have to keep plugs separate. Moreover, you must remove any CDs, DVDs, tapes or game cartridges, and keep them apart so as to avoid items getting stuck in drives or perhaps damaged over time.
  3. Clean every piece. Similar to any item, be sure to give them a thorough clean first before placing them inside the storage unit. When it comes to electronics, you have to air out your items with a compressed air duster. These dusters will blow a thin stream of air into hard-to-clean places in order to clear out debris and dust that accumulates in electronic fans and ports.
     
  4. Cover your gadgets. This will prevent the accumulation of dusts in your gadget. In case you have the original packing materials, you must place your devices in those. You must now wrap your items in plastic since this can make your items susceptible to moisture build-up. In turn, this will greatly impact your device’s functionality.
  5. Keep them in the right environment.  Every condition and element can lead to extreme consequences for electronic kept in a storage unit for some time. You have to avoid storing items in conditions that are very hot, humid, cold, and windy. Climate-controlled storage units can control the specific humidity and temperature levels your device will need.