Vinyl Records

The Proper Way To Take Vinyl Out Of A Sleeve

How to take vinyl out of sleeve might be a no-brainer for some people. But for collectors and vinyl enthusiasts, it’s part of essential vinyl record maintenance. Here’s a step-by-step process of how to do it. Proper record handling is one of the basics when it comes to vinyl record maintenance. Getting your vinyl record…

Is It Worth Keeping Your Vinyl Records Sealed?

Should I keep vinyl records sealed? One of the most rewarding aspects of having a vinyl collection is keeping them long enough to become valuable. But is keeping the records worth the profit in the long run? Keep on reading to find out.  What increases the value of a sealed record over time? The release…

Can You Bring Vinyl Records On A Plane? (Heck Yeah, You Can!)

Can you bring vinyl records on a plane? Many vinyl owners are curious about that answer, and fortunately, this article is here to answer your question as candidly as possible.  Yes, you can pack vinyl records and travel with them on a plane. Why can vinyl records pass through the checkpoints? TSA does not mark…

Can Records Be Stored Horizontally?

Storage is one of the routine maintenance practices for your vinyl records; the way they are stored directly affects their functionality and life shell (2). You should never stack your vinyl records horizontally because stacking them on each other causes scratches and warping the records over time. This article will discuss the difference between vertical…

Can You Skip Songs On Vinyl Records? (We’ve Got The Answer)

Skipping songs on a vinyl record can be considered a skill set. It requires precision, confidence, and semi-accuracy that not many people have. Nevertheless, this article will help you master the trick behind skipping songs on a vinyl record.  In my experience, here’s how you can get to your favorite tracks on an album: 1.Release…

Why You Should Never Use Windex To Clean Vinyl Records

The internet is full of suggestions and mystery recipes on what to use to clean vinyl records. One such suggestion is using Windex glass cleaner, which quite frankly is a nightmare waiting to happen. Here’s why you should never use Windex to clean vinyl records.  These are the reasons why vinyl record owners should not…

Is Vinegar a Good Way to Clean Vinyl Records?

Is vinegar a good way to clean vinyl records? That’s a good question. Vinyl records are currently considered antique items collected by many, but many music enthusiasts still love them. In the last few years, vinyl has even made quite the comeback, and it looks like it’s here to stay, so keeping your old vinyl…

Is It Bad To Touch A Vinyl Record? (Let’s Find Out)

Everyone who has vinyl records touches them. And you’ve likely heard that it isn’t suitable (for the record). But what validity is there to that, and on the flip side, is it even safe for you (who cares about the record)? I was determined to find out, and you’ll be surprised at what I found!…

Vinyl Records

Why Vinyl Records Are So Expensive

Being a connoisseur of classic vinyl, I’ve always set some cash aside to purchase my next favorite record. I wondered why vinyl records are so expensive because it seemed that my budget to buy a record kept needing to grow to buy the same amount of vinyl. I decided to study the subject and share…