With the price of Apple products being so high, especially MacBooks, it makes sense that you would be extra careful to keep them away from liquids. Sometimes accidents happen, even wet accidents that can result in electronics failure. Thankfully Rosedale Computers has a few tips and tricks to share that can help you save your device until you can bring it in for iPhone repair.

Steps to Take When Your MacBook Gets Wet

  • The moment your device comes in contact with water, the first thing you should do is make sure that it’s not connected to a power source. Water and electricity never mix and an active connection can result in a short out.
  • The next thing you should do is turn your device off immediately. This also stops stored electricity from traveling along sodden circuits.
  • With your screen in the open position, invert your device so that it’s hanging upside down. This will allow excess fluid to drain away from your circuitry as opposed to seeping into the cracks.
  • Take the battery out of the device and set it aside. Then, gently dry all part with a microfiber or paper towel.
  • Don’t restart your MacBook until you have brought it into Rosedale Computers. This will increase your chances of saving your device from permanent damage.

Many websites promote dry rice as a fix for all electronics that have met a watery doom. However, instead of submerging your device into rice, which will leave a sticky residue, opt for silica gel which is readily available and won’t leave behind a hard to clean mess.

Bring Your MacBook In For Repair

Once you have followed the above steps, bring your device into our service center for immediate repair. You can rest assured that we will do everything possible to save your data and your hardware. It is important to note that we have a high success rate when it comes to the cleaning and repairing of logic boards from Apple.

When you bring your waterlogged laptop in for repair, we will break down all the components for detailed cleaning. This will ensure it has a chance to dry and it will also allow us to protect your MacBook from corrosion. Once everything is clean and dry, we will reassemble and check your device to ensure its working properly.

Sometimes our repairs reveal that certain parts may need to be replaced such as the keyboard or the logic board. Here at Rosedale Computers not only do we have the parts to get your MacBook up and running, but we also have the experience and know how to make sure it’s done correctly.

How We Can Help

Every computer is different and so is every experience with one that has come in contact with liquids. By following our suggestions above and getting your device to our shop as soon as possible, you increase your chances of being able to continue using it after repair. If you need help with your water damaged MacBook, get in touch with Rosedale Computers at 1 (416) 921 ROSE (7673) today!