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Gross! This genius hack will get all those crumbs out of your keyboard

If you're someone who uses a computer often (like, well, all of us), then you're spending a good percentage of your day tapping away at a keyboard. But have you ever noticed how dirty it can get in between the buttons? Gross!

Whether it's gathering snack crumbs, dust or other debris, it's time to add this simple keyboard cleaning hack to your weekly routine.

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Ewww! This genius hack will get all those crumbs out of your keyboard

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Ewww! This genius hack will get all those crumbs out of your keyboard

Play Video - 0:31

The good news is, you only need one thing to transform your keyboard from grubby to great. Check out our easy trick in the video found here and follow the steps below to get cleaning.

1. Make sure your keyboard is disconnected from the computer.

2. Grab a sticky note. Flip it so that the adhesive is on the bottom and insert it into one row of the keyboard. Drag the sticky note between the keys to trap the dirt and crumbs that get stuck at the bottom of the keyboard.

3. Remove the sticky note and admire the gross residue. It's like a pore strip for your computer!

4. Repeat until the keyboard is squeaky clean.

If it's a chiclet keyboard (without grooves like a traditional keyboard, often found on Mac products), stick with a microfiber cloth instead of a sticky note. And make sure to only use water instead of harsh chemicals that could damage the coating on the keyboard.

Happy typing!

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