While using the Cricut cutting mat can be pretty straightforward, knowing how to clean your Cricut cutting mat can be a different story.
Here are a few tips that not only show you how to clean your Cricut cutting mat but also have to do safely and effectively.
Tip #1: Keep it clean!
Maintaining a sticky Cricut mat is extremely important as that’s why you have the mat in the first place. But after using it repeatedly, the mats tend to lose their stickiness. This is when cleaning the mats becomes imperative.
Tip #2: Baby wipes aren’t just for babies!
This is where learning how to clean your Cricut cutting mat becomes such a valuable lesson. For one thing, remember that the cleaner your mat is, the sticker is stays and the longer you have it.
Also, a common mistake is to reapply the adhesive to the mats before cleaning them. An excellent way to go about doing this is by using items you already have in your home. By washing the mats with baby wipes or dishwashing soap and warm water, you remove the residual gunk without harming the mat itself.
Once you’ve washed it, let it dry completely before reapplying your adhesive.
Also, note that you don’t have to scrub it down with a brilo pad or anything. In fact, baby wipes do absolute wonders here.
Tip #3: Maintenance
In between washing your Cricut cutting mat, keep it clean by simply using a lint roller to pick up any stray pieces or debris that may have found their way onto your mat.
Now that you know how to clean your Cricut cutting mat, you not only prolong the overall quality of the mat but you also avoid buying them so often! So spread the word and take comfort in the fact that you are such a Cricut vet that you know how to clean your Cricut cutting mat!
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