Acrylic has three qualities that make it an excellent substitute for glass in picture framing. It is shatterproof, lightweight and an excellent thermal insulator. Acrylic does require some special care and handling. Listed below are suggestions for cleaning and caring for acrylic.
- Never use glass cleaners that contain ammonia.
- Never use paper towels to clean acrylic they may scratch the surface.
- Plastic cleaners such as Brillianize Acrylic Cleaner & Polish are safe and help reduce static charge.
- Use a soft cloth, such as a Microfiber Smooth Towel to clean
Reducing Static Charge:
Before removing the protective cover, dampen a soft cloth with water and wipe down all the edges. After removing the protective cover, you can use an acrylic cleaner such as Brillianize Acrylic Cleaner & Polish applied to both sides of the acrylic to reduce static electricity.