When I acquire new records, whether they're brand new or preowned, I give them a thorough deep cleaning (which now incorporates the usage of a VinylVac
Once they've been deeply cleaned, I do my best to keep
them clean by keeping the turntable's dustcover closed during playback and by replacing paper inner sleeves with plastic inner sleeves.
To remove light surface dust or the occasional fingerprint on these records that have been deeply cleaned, I use an Audio-Technica Sonic Broom record brush moistened with a couple of spritzes of Pfan-Stat.
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