Chromebook and Bag Cleaning

Please refer to the following guidelines when cleaning your chromebook and bag:

  • DO NOT USE HARSH CHEMICAL CLEANERS ON THE CHROMEBOOK
  • DO NOT USE ABRASIVE MATERIALS OR CHEMICAL CLEANERS ON THE CHROMEBOOK
  • DO NOT SPRAY WATER OR OTHER CLEANERS DIRECTLY ON THE CHROMEBOOK ITSELF
  • TOWELS, WIPES, OR COFFEE FILTERS SHOULD BE BARELY DAMP, NOT DRIPPING WET
  • DRY THE CHROMEBOOK WITH A SEPARATE, DRY TOWEL IMMEDIATELY AFTER CLEANING

Chromebook:

    • Coffee Filters - for screen
        • barely dampen with water, gently wipe screen, then dry the screen immediately with a soft cloth or use a computer screen cleaning cloth to remove dust/dirt. Do not press hard on the screen.
    • Clorox or Lysol Cleaning Wipes - for shell, should remove pencil and light grime/dust
    • 409 All-Purpose Cleaning Spray - for shell, pencil/grime/dust
    • Magic Eraser - barely dampen to clean shell, may remove some types of ink/marker/paint
    • GooGone spray gel - removes sticker or tape residue
        • Let gel sit on the sticky area for a couple of minutes, then gently rub the area with a cloth.
        • Repeat this process to remove all sticky residue.

Bag/Strap:

    • Clorox or Lysol Cleaning Wipes (for light cleaning)
        • remove chromebook and charger from bag
        • scrub strap and bag (outside and inside) with wipes
        • let air dry before putting the chromebook and charger back inside the bag
    • 409 All-Purpose Cleaning Spray (for a heavily soiled/dusty/smokey bag)
        • remove chromebook and charger from bag
        • if dusty, try using canned air to blow dust off before cleaning
        • spray 409 cleaner liberally on bag & strap, (outside and inside) scrub it
        • let the bag air dry before putting the chromebook back inside the bag
    • Febreeze Fabric Refresher (for strong odors 409 Spray didn’t get rid of)
        • remove chromebook and charger from bag
        • spray bag to remove odors, let dry. Repeat if necessary.
        • let the bag dry completely before putting items back inside the bag
    • Washing Machine (food or drink spills/strong odors/heavy grime)
        • take everything out of the bag except the strap
        • leave the bag and the pocket unzipped
        • wash the bag and the strap in a washing machine with detergent
            • do not use bleach
            • do not put the bag in the dryer
        • let the bag air dry thoroughly before putting the chromebook back inside it
    • 409 Carpet Spot & Stain Remover (for embroidery and blue/white stripe)
        • spray carpet cleaner on the embroidery
        • rub it in and let it sit for a few minutes
        • scrub embroidery with a soft toothbrush
        • wipe cleaner off with a soft cloth and let dry
        • can repeat cleaning steps, if needed
        • carpet cleaner may not take off all marker/ink stains