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Tamarack Perfect Balance In-Door Return Air Pathway - Fasten with Screws

Install a Tamarack Perfect Balance In-Door Return Air Pathway

This project shows how to Install a Tamarack Perfect Balance In-Door Return Air Pathway in a hollow core interior door to pressure balance the room. Also see the Tamarack Perfect Balance In-Door Return Air Pathway Review for the project introduction. How to Install a Tamarack Perfect Balance In-Door Return Air Pathway Remove the door from […]

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Tamarack Perfect Balance In-Door Return Air Pathway - Plastic Vent and Honeycomb Baffle

Tamarack Perfect Balance In-Door Return Air Pathway Review

The Tamarack Perfect Balance In-Door Return Air Pathway installs in the bottom of an interior door to pressure balance a room for better heating and cooling. I installed the Tamarack return air vent because the finished basement bedroom only had a supply air vent but no return vent. This caused the room to become pressurized […]

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Dryer Vent Cleaning - Blow Out Lint with Electric Leaf Blower

How to Clean and Blow Out a Dryer Vent

This project shows how to clean and blow out a dryer vent with the LintEater Dryer Vent Cleaning System and an electric leaf blower. It worked amazing well! Laundry Room Maintenance My laundry room had linoleum floors with a laundry sink that was too wide and rubbed against the clothes washer and dryer. I kept […]

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How to Clean AC Evaporator Coils

Photo tutorial showing how to clean AC evaporator coils with no-rinse spray foam cleaner for routine seasonal maintenance. If you’re not comfortable cleaning the AC evaporator coils yourself at least you’ll what’s needed when calling a Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) professional. Central Air Conditioner Routine Maintenance Routine inspection and maintenance is very important […]

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Foam Cleaner Breaks Down and Liquifies Quickly

How to Clean AC Evaporator Coils – Part 2

How to Clean AC Evaporator Coils – evaporator coil inspection and cleaning with no-rinse spray foam coil cleaner. This project is continued from How to Clean AC Evaporator Coils – Part 1. AC Evaporator Coil Inspection The following is a photo of my central air conditioner evaporator coils before cleaning. The AC coils look very […]

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Spraying the AC Evaporator Coils with Nu-Calgon Evap Pow'r-C

Heavy Duty AC Evaporator Coil Cleaning

Heavy duty AC evaporator coil cleaning with a pump sprayer and commercial cleaning detergent used by the pros. This series is continued from How to Clean AC Evaporator Coils – Part 2. A-Frame Evaporator Coil Inspection Homeowners are often concerned the interior (or upwind side) of the air conditioner A-Frame evaporator coils that are hidden […]

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AC Evaporator Coils - Front Cover Plate Removed for Cleaning

How to Clean Inside of AC Evaporator Coils

This project shows remove the front cover plate and clean inside AC evaporator coils where dust, dirt and debris accumulate on the upwind side. This is my 12 year old coil before and after cleaning the inside: Evaporator Coil Cleaning Methods I’ve written several tutorials about cleaning AC evaporator coils: How to Clean AC Evaporator […]

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