There are two main performers in every home theater room. Projector and screen to get the best movie theater experience. In today’s article, we are going to talk mainly about the projector screen. How you can clean a projector screen.

After some time using the projector screen. Some atmospheric dust collects on the projector screen. And also it might be possible you may have some normal and deep stain on the projector screen.

Which is affecting your projected image quality. If your projector screen is dirty you can’t expect a good quality image. No matter how good a home cinema projector you have. Because the projector screen matters a lot to get a good projection quality.

That’s why in today’s article we are going to learn how you can clean your projector screen. And how to get rid of stains as well talk about the screen maintenance tips. So let’s get started. But before that read some do’s and don’ts.

Do’s and Don’ts of cleaning projector screens. 

Do’s 

  1. Use the correct amount of dish wash liquid and water for the cleaning.
  2. Use a soft rag or microfiber cloth. Which doesn’t hurt your projector screen.
  3. When you are cleaning the screen. Remember always your hand movement. Should be in a linear movement or back-forth or straight.
  4. And most important know your projector screen material or type. So you can apply the correct way to clean the projector screen. For that, you can contact your projector screen sales representative or screen company support.

Don’ts

  1. Don’t move your projector screen in a circular direction. Because it’s the heart of the projector screen smoothness.
  2. If your front projector screen is a little bit rough. Then don’t use the magic eraser. Because when you use the magic eraser on the screen. It will hurt the texture of projector screen. From the rest screen portion. Where you use the magic eraser. Rubbed place will be look differnt form the other projector screen. During projection.
  3. Don’t directly apply the screen cleaning chemicals on the screen. 
  4. Don’t use abrasive sponges for the cleaning.

How to clean a projector screen? 

For the start cleaning the projector screen. We collect the important equipment. To clean the projector screen properly. Those equipment are:-

  • Soft rag cloth or microfiber cloth.
  • Dish wash liquid.
  • Distilled warm water.
  • Compressed air can.

Let’s see how you clean the projector screen.

  1. Use compressed air. And make the entire projector screen dust-free. So it won’t affect the next process.
  2. Now you have to make the solution so you can clean the projector screen. For that, you have to mix the balanced amount of the solution. Take the 95% warm distilled water and 5% of the dish soap or dishwashing liquid. Mix them well and ready for the next process.
  3. It’s time to soak (a little portion not whole cloth) your soft rag cloth into the solution you make. Just after. Press the soaked rag cloth between your pam. So you can git rid of extra water. Now you are ready to use the cloth.
  4. Now rub that soaked cloth over the projector screen. And make sure you are using the minimum pressure of your hand. On the screen. And your hand movement should be straight or back and forth or linear.
  5. As we start the projector screen cleaning with the soggy cloth. We end the cleaning with a dry soft cloth. Take the soft cloth and move your cloth around the projector screen. Where you use the soggy cloth. To get rid of the excess water. Because we don’t want the left unwanted water on the projector screen.

And that’s how you have done the projector screen cleaning. If this process is not appropriate. For your projector screen, you can read further.

What about ALR projector screen cleaning? 

If you own the ALR projector screen, the normal cleaning process may not be useful. So there is a screen cleaner called whoosh solution. Which is very effective. With one swipe you can get rid of stubborn stains.

When using the spray, don’t rub it with your heavy hand. With a little pressure, you can remove the stain.

How to remove spots on the projector screen? 

To remove the spots on the screen you can use the melamine foam pad or the eraser. The only thing you have to remember is that you have to take care of the projector screen.

As well use the Clorox green works cleaner liquid to remove the spots. Or you can use the all-in-one cleaner.

What about deep stains?

If you have deep stains. Which is true stubbornness. Then for that, you can use isopropyl or denatured alcohol. With the help of Qtip. Gently use over the deep stain or mark. But before that dip the tip into the isopropyl or denatured alcohol.

How to clean a glass beaded projection screen? 

To clean the glass beaded screen use a soft cloth or feather duster. Gently do dusting on your projector screen. 

Here I have a suggestion to protect your glass beaded projector screen. To protect, don’t use soap, solvent, or water over the projector screen for cleaning. 

What are the general maintenance tips for the projector screen? 

Washing the projector screen to get a good quality image is good. But for the long use and to protect the projector screen from any kind of harm. Here I have some general screen maintenance tips for you:-

  1. If you own the projector screen that can be rolled up. Then roll up your projector screen to avoid any kind of dust collection on the screen.
  2. Excess moisture and heat or direct sunlight can hurt your projector screen. So avoid those kinds of places where there is direct sunlight. Or your screen can come in contact with moisture and heat.
  3. There are lots of projector screen cleaner liquids available in the market. Some work gets done. Some are so harmful to your projector screen. This kind of projector screen is abrasive or petroleum-based cleaners. Avoid using them for cleaning the projector screen.
  4. To avoid the projector screen from getting dusty. You shouldn’t place the screen in a dirty environment. Which enviroment is full of dust. And also don’t put the screen in the direct airflow place.
  5. If your projector screen can’t be rolled up then you have to do the dusting on the screen. By using the feather duster you have to clean the screen time to time. So your projector screen doesn’t get dusty.
  6. Don’t hang or put your projector screen near to the kitchen room. Becasue with the time your cooking oil will stick to the screen. And it will be tough job to clean.

Conclusion.

There is no perfect way to wash the projector screen. Because there are various kinds of projector screen material. Projector screens are made of. So which is the best way to clean the screen?

Some general suggestions are available in this article. You can try. And in the cleaning process, the solution is used. Are gentle on the projector screen.

So don’t worry. They don’t affect your pricey projector screen. So that’s all I have to share with you guys on how to clean your projector screen.

See you next time…

Reference.

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  3. What is the basic step to clean my projection screen?
  4. https://support.screeninnovations.com/knowledge-base/faq/general/#clean
  5. Projector Screen Cleaner?
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