1 Liquid and electric don’t mix well. Remove the battery and turn off your phone. If your device has a non removable battery, (such as an iPhone or iPad) it is crucial that you bring your device in to us as quickly as possible.
2 A very important factor with liquid damaged devices is the length of time elapsed after the incident. When any device comes into contact with liquid it starts a chain reaction; the power supplied by the battery arcs across all the devices components causing oxidization to occur. It is very important, if possible to remove your devices battery. If your device has a non removable battery, (such as an iPhone or iPad) it is crucial that you bring your device in to us as quickly as possible.
3 The success rate of liquid damage cleaning is also dependent on what type of liquid the device has been dropped in/spilled on. Liquids high in sugar such as Coke and Lemonade pose more of a threat than liquids such as water.
There is a common myth that leaving your device in rice helps to absorb the liquid. Unfortunately, this method does not work! Furthermore, if your device has a non removable battery rice can actually get stuck inside and cause complications when repairs are attempted.
All our liquid damage repairs are disassembled to component level and submerged in an ethanol alcohol solution in an ultrasonic printed circuit board cleaner.
The data and information on your device such as contacts, messages and photos are usually unaffected. The quicker the device is brought in for repair the less chance there is for replacement parts as the original parts can be revived.
For our liquid damage cleaning procedures we quote up to three working days but can usually be completed quicker (subject to the availability of parts)
A successful story Liquid Damage
GadgetsFix.com had a student come to our store the client had spilt beer on the keyboard of his Apple Macbook device. He had been to Apple and they said the motherboard was no longer working. He was offered a replacement for almost £500.00
However the motherboard was encrypted to the hard drive. This would have meant he would have lost over 1000 songs that were composed by him, bearing in mind the client had a dissertation deadline that had to be due in five days time.
Gadgetsfix.com booked in the device in and gave it a thorough clean. We were able to replace the parts required on the motherboard.
Within three days the laptop was powering on as normal and he recovered all his data which allowed him to hand in the dissertation on time and pass this course. He had graduated with a smile. The clients saved over £300. Come visit our new store or go online and get a quick quote. “You break it Gadgets fix it “
GadgetsFix.com useful tips on liquid damage
Top tips for liquid damage device. 1 Turn off the gadget and remove battery. 2 don’t use rice. 3 come to Gadgetsfix.com where we use IPA to clean the components in the device. 4 Please don’t delay as the parts on the device begins to corrode.
Our success rate is normally 95% and liquid damage and board repairs is 85%. The 85% is dependent on our 4 step client reactions