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4 tips to keep your printer well-maintained

Of all the important devices you have in your home and office, one thing you really can’t afford to break down on you at any time is the printer. There’s just too much that relies on a solid working printer, which is why it’s an absolute must to remember to keep it well-maintained at all times.

It’s not that hard to keep your printer well-maintained. Just clean it regularly and make sure your ink is well-stocked, among other things. Here are four things to remember when you maintain your printer:

  1. Don’t wait
    The first thing to keep in mind is really to clean and maintain your printer as much as you can. Like maintaining a car, you shouldn’t wait until there’s something very wrong with your machine before you decide to maintain it. Preventive maintenance will help you make sure it runs smoothly all the time.
  2. Use your printer often
    Did you know that a printer that’s often working will be more likely to run smoothly? This means printing as much as you can, whenever you can instead of letting it gather dust.
  3. Handle with care
    When you’re handling your printer—meaning loading it with paper, ink, or simply cleaning it—make sure you handle it with care. Don’t force anything and clean it with a soft cloth. You don’t want to accidentally break any part of it, especially its interior.
  4. Go to an authorized service center
    If your printer does break down and it’s something you can’t seem to fix yourself, it’s best to let the experts do the fixing. Head to an authorized service center so that professionals can repair your machine, and that you make sure the best possible hands can fix its problems.

If you have a Brother printer, there are over 170 authorized Brother service centers nationwide.

For more details about Brother products, visit its Facebook page. You can also call the Brother Helpdesk Hotline at (02) 8 581-9898, or through the toll-free line at 1-10-BROTHER or send an email to helpdesk@brother.com.ph.

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