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How to Properly Clean and Maintain Ping Pong Paddle

Written by Jenny

A ping pong Paddle is a table tennis paddle, we also call it Ping Pong Racket. Your table tennis paddle is a great companion to you, it talks to you during the game and makes strategy with you. If you want a long bonding with your co-player – The Tennis Paddle, then you have to maintain a good friendship with it.

It serves you well, wins games for you so it is your responsibility to give it a good treat by taking care of it. Replacement shouldn’t be a solution always if you have a paddle for a long time you would maintain a good hand with it and for a good hand, you should make it for the long run. You can select any out of the best ping pong paddles. 


Simple Methods to Keep Paddle Clean and safe –

Maintaining a tennis paddle is about to keep it clean and game ready always. Here are some tips we are providing to maintain your paddle. Before you know that you must know how to choose a good ping pong paddle.

Why maintain the Paddle –

  • Cleaned Rubber has a better grip
  • You could have better-shot delivery
  • The Rubber of the surface become slipping by the time it would need to be scrubbed.
  • The grip of the Paddle is also important to keep perfect as you want.
  • It should always be cleaned from dust and grime.

Why Old is better –

Although New Paddle is always good with its grip and rubber on the surface it would take time for you to be comfortable with it.

The old Paddle, you have a good hand with, could serve you like the brand new one do, with the plus point that it has won much game for you.


Clean With Water –

  • You will need a Sponge – we generally use to clean utensils In the kitchen there are also available special sponge to clear paddle
  • little hot water.

Dip the sponge in the water and make it wet.

Gently scrub the surface of the Paddle and clean all its dust and any other bad particles. Don’t scrub it too hard.

Carefully Clean the surface, Clear with a dry cloth and let the surface of the paddle dry in the air.

Ping Pong Paddle Cleaner Kits-

As we said that there is also available the special sponge to clean table tennis paddle, The whole paddle cleaning solution available in the market which comes with a special spray-on behalf of hot water, and sponge of foam.

Protectors –

Some other products like Rubber Protector available to cover and protect the rubber or the surface. You should keep it covered with these protectors and keep it under its cover when not playing.

The Rubber Protective sheets and the cover bag will keep safe your paddle from dirt and dust and from other air, water, and moisture effects. There are many professional products for different aspects for table tennis paddle; Cleaning and for better gripping.

Other Methods –

  • For dotted paddles, you can use a toothbrush to clean as it could reach and clean in every corner of the paddle.
  • Use a toothbrush with little hot water and use it as a sponge
  • After cleaning let the paddle dry.

Don’t Do –

  • Don’t use the detergent powder it could be harmful to the rubber in the surface
  • Don’t use any Bleach or alcoholic liquid to clean.

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