Give Your Clippers Some T.L.C.

T.L.C, or tender loving care, helps any relationship last longer. Think about it—can you imagine a long-lasting marriage without intimacy? Or a car getting 200,000 miles without regular oil changes and tune-ups? Of course not. The same is true when it comes to clippers and trimmers—you must maintain them to make them last. To keep your clippers and trimmers in top shape, follow this T.L.C. routine…it’s as easy as 1, 2, 3.


  1. CLEAN

First, make sure to turn your tool off. Clean hair remnants and any other debris from the blades with a brush. Next, use Andis Dry Care™ high-pressure air cleaner to blast remaining debris and grime from the blades. The concentrator nozzle is perfect for accessing hard-to-reach areas.



Next, follow up with Cool Care Plus™. It is a 5-in-1 coolant/disinfectant spray which includes virucide, fungicide, bactericide and tuberculocide ingredients. To apply, turn on your clipper or trimmer and apply a generous spray to the blade. Turn off the tool and then use a towel to wipe off any excess fluid along with any remaining debris. For health purposes remember to disinfect between each client.



To prolong the life of your clippers and trimmers make sure you use Andis Clipper Oil on your blades after each haircut. Apply five small drops of oil, one on each major contact point of your moving blades—three across the front and one on each side toward the back rail. Regular lubrication will ensure your tools are operating at peak cutting performance.


Keep in mind that these steps apply for clippers with adjustable or detachable blades. However, detachable blades will be a little easier to clean since they can be quickly and easily removed.

Clean tools ensure optimum performance and a longer tool life, and if you follow the simple T.L.C. maintenance steps above that’s just what you’ll get!

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