How to Install a Screen Protector

by Kathryn Hatter

Protecting a liquid crystal display on electronic equipment or a laptop is important ensure permanent damage does not occur to a delicate LCD. Installing protective film can be tricky because if the screen is not completely clean, dirt will be trapped beneath the screen protector. Additionally, if care is not taken to adhere the protector, it might not go on smoothly and without wrinkles.

Clean the LCD completely. Make sure there is no dust, dirt, grime or smudges on the screen before adhering the protector.

Cut the protector to fit the size of the screen.

Peel the protector back from its film slowly and carefully. After 1 inch of the protector has been peeled away, line up the top of the protector with the top of the screen.

Adhere the protector to the screen. Scrape with a credit card to ensure there are no air bubbles or wrinkles as you work down the screen.

Tip

  • check Perform the adhesive process in a steamy bathroom to ensure there is no dust on the LCD.

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About the Author

Kathryn Hatter is a veteran home-school educator, as well as an accomplished gardener, quilter, crocheter, cook, decorator and digital graphics creator. As a regular contributor to Natural News, many of Hatter's Internet publications focus on natural health and parenting. Hatter has also had publication on home improvement websites such as Redbeacon.

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