Monsoons are here, and so are humidity and moisture in the air. Although water damage can happen to any device in any season, the chances of the same increase by manifolds during rainy weather. Imagine this. It is a sunny day and you are out for work with your essential gadgets in your backpack. But suddenly you see dark clouds gather over the city’s head in the sky, which reminds you that you’re not prepared for a downpour. And the mere thought of the big hole that water damage to any of your gadgets is going to create in your pocket automatically paves way for the panic. Hence, we are here to share some clever ways with you how to keep your gadgets safe from the water this monsoon.
Use Ziplock Pouches
The first and the best way to keep your gadgets safe from water during monsoons is by keeping them in an airtight ziplock pouch or a waterproof bag. Waterproof ziplock pouches are available in all sizes, for storing smartphones, wristbands, tablets, etc. These are ideal for protecting your valuable gadgets from the monsoon rains or water seepage into your backpacks. Moreover, these are even touch-friendly and are easily available at reasonable rates.
Use Waterproof Laptop And Tablet Covers
There are waterproof covers or bags available for tablets, laptops and other large-sized gadgets as well. Some of these are dust-resistant and even shockproof. They are available in a variety of shapes, sizes and colours, and may differ in the material that they are constructed with. You can get a slim professional laptop cover made with waterproof canvas fabric or you can opt for a multi-layered polyester fabric sleeve bag. There are even waterproof laptop backpacks available with shoulder straps that are easily carriable anywhere.
Use Waterproof Wrist Band Covers
Most smartwatches are already water and dust-resistant. However, it is still better to take precautions from our side. Amongst the various smartwatch accessories available in the market are waterproof wristbands or wristband covers. You can use these to keep your smartwatches safe from any water damage during monsoons. These are generally made of silicone and are lightweight, comfortable, and durable. You can even pick multiple colours and wear a different one each day. Waterproof wristbands are available at reasonable rates.
Seal All The Ports For Protection
The easiest way for water to trickle into your smartphone is via the different openings on its body, such as USB ports, headphone jacks, etc. For avoiding any water damage to your device, it is better if you seal all the ports when not in use. You can do this by using duct tape to create an additional layer of protection or you can buy a customized waterproof cover for your smartphone which has a sealed full-body shell or provides watertight port seals.
In this way, you can keep your precious gadgets safe from water this monsoon. If you know of any other hacks for the same, we would be delighted to hear them. Do share with the rest of us in the comments section below.
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