At Big Fudge, we’re passionate about records — not just collecting and listening, but vinyl care, vinyl storage, and all those other crucial details that get overlooked all too often. We decided to make this Resource Center so we can share some vinyl record tips and ideas with the community. This library is only going to get bigger and bigger, so check back often. Here are some handy guides to get you started.
How to Clean Vinyl Records
Big Fudge offers high-quality vinyl cleaning solutions, including our popular 4-in-1 Cleaning Kit, which has everything you need to keep your collection looking and sounding fresh. In this guide, we lay out how to approach DIY vinyl care in six easy steps:
1. Remove residual dust from the velvet pad.
2. Brush dust, static, and residue off the record.
3. Inspect the record for dirt, smudges, and fingerprints.
4. Brush the record with cleaning fluid.
5. Rinse and dry the record.
6. Store the record in vinyl protection sleeves.
Read on: How to Clean Vinyl Records.
Best Ways to Store Vinyl Records
Proper storage drastically extends the lifespan of your collection. Big Fudge offers some awesome vinyl storage products, including our Record Cube and Record Stand. Of course, everyone has their own needs and preferences, so we put together a list of six ideas for home vinyl care and storage:
3. Modular Shelves
4. Wall Shelves
6. Record Cabinets
Read on: Record Storage Ideas.
More Vinyl Record Tips
Count on Big Fudge to keep delivering content on all things vinyl. Our blog is a fantastic resource for newbies and aficionados alike, so don’t be a stranger.
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Protect and Preserve Your Collection
Big Fudge is your go-to for the highest-quality vinyl supplies. We’re avid collectors ourselves, so we know what works. We hope this Resource Center is helpful on your record-collecting journey. Find everything you need for vinyl care, storage, and more at Big Fudge.