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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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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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AC Evaporator Coils - Front Cover Plate Alignment with Screw Holes

Close and Seal the Evaporator Coil Case

This project is continued from AC Evaporator Coil Cleaning with Pump Sprayer and Brush. Clean the AC Condensate Drain Pan The last project was getting lengthy so I’ll describe this cleaning task now. There was a film of black dirt or mold on the sides and bottom of the plastic condensate drain pan. I cleaned […]

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Outdoor AC Condenser with Top Panel and Fan Removed for Cleaning

How to Clean and Straighten AC Condenser Coils

This project shows how to clean and straighten the outdoor air conditioner condenser coils for better efficiency and cooling. The AC condenser coils need regular maintenance and cleaning along with the indoor AC evaporator coils because the condenser unit is other half a split central air conditioner system. The purpose of the condenser coil is […]

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