The best way to care for your SpyderCHECKR 24 is to always store it in the protective sleeve. This will help keep dirt off the patches and protect the chart from scratches or other damage. Exposure to direct light should be kept to a minimum. This will help keep the patches from fading. It is best to avoid touching the color patches as much as possible. This will keep the transfer of skin oils to a minimum. Some users may choose to keep the SpyderCHECKR 24 and its sleeve inside the presentation box it is sold in, for further protection, or to make it easier to find.