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Headphones are one of the most important accessories for many people out there. Some people use headphones to escape the real world and travel into the world of music.
And some people use it to block noise. Hence it would be a good idea if you take care of your headphones so they can be with you for a long time.
However, when it comes to taking care of headphones, there are many people who suck at it. In case, if you happen to be one of such people who does not take care of their headphones in the right way.
Then just to help you out, I am going to mention some of the points that you should keep in mind while taking care of your headphones.
How to Take Care of Your Headphones
1. Keep Them Clean
Cleaning is also an essential part when it comes to taking care of your headphones. However, when it comes to cleaning water or liquid cleaning products are not something that you should use. As headphones and cleaning products are not good for each other. So what is the solution?
Well, in this case, you can use a soft cloth and warm water, or you can use little soap to clear your headphones. However, make sure you are not using too much of water. You can also look for the headphone guide which came with the kit. It will have all details.
Along with water you can also use a small towel or a dry toothbrush to clean out the dirt and grime. Also, if you look close, there will be areas where you will find lots of dust.
And this is where a toothbrush will be helpful. You can also use a cotton swabs to clean the small areas where toothbrush can’t go. However, when you start cleaning the dusts make sure you have enough time. As this is not a quick job that you can do.
If you do not wish to use a cloth. Then you can use a restaurant or baby wipes which will get the job done as well. If your headphone comes with silicon earbuds, then remove them. And clean the earbuds separately.
Also, you should wipe down the cables. Although cleaning the headphone cables are not a tough job. But in the end, you need to be very careful when you clean the sensitive areas of your headphone. Else, your headphone might get damaged.
2. Be Careful With Your Cable & Usage
The basic thing that you should do while taking care of your headphone is to take care of it while you are using to it. However, to you, it may not seem a huge thing.
But actually, it can make a huge difference. There are certain precautions that you can follow. Like you should avoid very high and very low temperatures. Also, you should pull the headphone jack from the end plug and not yanking from the cable.
By following these things, you will surely add some more lifespan to your headphone’s life. Since headphones are not so durable. Hence it would be a good idea to take care of them in a great manner.
Also, apart from following the above mentioned precautions, you should also make sure to keep your headphone away from liquids and high humidity. Else the sensitive electronics inside the headphone may get damaged.
Also, do look after your ear tips and make sure that the size of your ear tips is applicable to your ears. Make sure that the ear tips are fitting in your ears perfectly. So it will face little amount of pushing and squeezing.
Also, there are many headphone makers suggests us to check for dirt and damage on a regular basis. Plus, you should give your headphone a quick wipe after a certain period of time. Also, if your headphones support changing parts like ear cushions or ear tips. Then consider changing them. In short, you should take care of your headphones the way you take care of your smartphone.
3. Storing at Clean and Dry Place
In the end, you need to store your headphones in a clean and dry place. Also, if your headphone came with a case, then consider using it. Or you can additionally purchase a headphone case for your headphone.
Once again, you should avoid extreme temperature also make sure to protect it from cold. In short, you should avoid leaving your headphones in extremely hot or cold places. Also, if your headphones required folding up. Then you can follow the official instructions to reduce wear and tear which you are not using your headphones.
Another problem is the angled cabling, and it can reduce down your listening time by a few minutes when you set out from the house. The simple way that you can follow to avoid this apart from using a case is to keep your cable organized by wrapping them carefully. You can use the figure eight shape around two of your fingers to wrap the headphone cable.
This is called hook em horns method, and it is one of the best way to keep your headphones organized. Also, you can keep the wire wrapped around your smartphone to make sure its safe and easy to untangle.
In the end, all we would say that taking care of the headphones is not as tough job as it seems. Just a few precautions and being gentle with the headphone is the key. Taking care of your headphones is not a time consuming job. But in the long run, the headphones will get some good effects which will go noticeable. Also, it will add some more lifespan to your headphone life.
Anyway, now it’s your call to go ahead and try these methods and see how it is working for you. Also, if you have any more questions to ask. Then do feel free to let me know by leaving a comment below and I will surely help you out.