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3 Most Common Factors That Damage Computers December 7, 2017

Clearwater, Pinellas
3 Most Common Factors That Damage Computers, Clearwater, Florida

When you use your computer every single day, it gets subjected to a lot of wear and tear. Eventually, you may need professional computer repair to get your device back in its former condition. Fortunately, by knowing the most common factors that damage these electronic gadgets, you can take steps to avoid them. Below are the most common reasons laptops, desktops, and tablets need expert repairs.

3 Common Reasons Computers Get Damaged

1. Liquids

Liquids of all kinds damage any type of electronic, from your iPhone® to your desktop computer. What’s the most common reason for liquid damage? For computers, it’s keeping a drink close to the machine and knocking it over. Repairing liquid damage is challenging. Because the interior components of your computer include metal fittings and connections, liquids easily corrode them. Water is the simplest liquid to perform a repair on, whereas sugary liquids like soda or sweetened coffee are the hardest. Sugar sticks to the device’s components, making it tough to remove.

2. High Temperatures

Computer RepairComputers are often damaged by heat when they’re left in hot cars. Avoid this by bringing your laptop or tablet with you after you park! In addition to the weather, high temperatures due to malfunctioning fans can necessitate computer repair. If your machine feels abnormally hot and you notice its fans are either not running or making a loud noise, visit a repair shop. Cleaning the fan may do the trick, but it could also need to be replaced to avoid heat damage. 

3. Dirt

Because most people don’t use their computers much outside or in particularly dirty spots, they don’t think of this type of damage. But no matter how neat and clean your desk or home is, your laptop or desktop is still exposed to dirt and dust that can get inside its casing, clogging and corroding the components. Excessive dust can ruin your computer’s fan, too, causing it to overheat. 


Fortunately, when your device is damaged, you can bring it to Experimac Clearwater for quick computer repair. The staff knows the ins and outs of Apple® products and has fixed numerous MacBooks®, iPads®, and iMacs® for Pinellas County, FL, customers. Visit their website or call (727) 281-2282 for further details about their services. 

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