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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:

1. Bookshelves

2. Crates

3. Modular Shelves

4. Wall Shelves

5. Drawers

6. Record Cabinets

Read on: Record Storage Ideas.