How To Clean My Cricut Mat

If you are wondering how to clean your Cricut mat, then you have done a few projects using your new Cricut and now you have a messy, gunky mess.

Don’t worry…we all do that.

Clean Cricut Mat

There are several ways or ideas I have seen to clean your Cricut mat. I tried them all to see which one worked the best and I guess it really depends on what kind of gunk you have on your mat. Mine is sticky like you took a price tag off a glass. Yuck.

I heard that a baby wipe will take off the dirt, and I sure it would, but my problem is the gunk.

Next I tried a Clorox wipe. It did a little better than the baby wipe, but not good enough for me.

Then I tried using a Magic Eraser. It didn’t do anything at all. I was really hoping this would be the magic answer.

I then took it to the sink and tried the Magic Eraser with some Dawn Dish soap on it and it did better, but still not great.

Clean Cricut Mat with Scrubbie



I grabbed my scrubby next to my sink and it did great from the get-go. So that is my choice to clean my Cricut mat from now on.

After that, let it dry and then if it needs to be reconditioned or making my cricut mat sticky again, I will cover that in the next post.

Here is the video I did with all the products and you can see the difference between how they clean.

Now that we figured that out how to clean our Cricut mat, let’s tackle making it sticky again.

I know I said this before in a post, if you don’t want all this hassle, you can buy new mats.

Amazon has them 2 mats that are less than $10. So they aren’t expensive to buy.

It’s your choice. I am cleaning mine, but I have 2 new mats waiting to be opened as well. My fall-back plan.


Happy Crafting!!!