How To Clean Your Air Conditioning Vents

How To Clean Your Air Conditioning Vents

It’s safe to say most of us would consider regularly vacuuming the floors an essential part keeping your home clean and your indoor air quality high. But what about the mechanism that actually pushes air through your home? We’re talking about your HVAC system and the air conditioning vents that are responsible for circulating your indoor air. Keeping your ac vents clean is an important part of keeping the air you breathe clean. After all, your ac vents can collect dust, debris and other allergens that can leave your air far from fresh. Fortunately, we’ve got some tips for how to clean your air conditioning vents so that the air in your home is cleaner and fresher. 

Steps You Should Take To Clean Your Air Conditioning Vents:

  • Inspect your vents every few weeks for any signs of dirt, dust, and debris building up. Using a mild cleaner and a cloth or soft brush, wipe away any surface debris. Avoid any harsh or abrasive cleansers such as bleach or ammonia.
  • Change your air filters every 30 days and before installing a new filter, vacuum any residual dust or debris from the area around the vent and behind your filter. You can also conveniently order air filters online through our website.
  • Consider adding an air quality enhancer to filter the air in your home to help minimize the wear and tear on your HVAC system.
  • Don’t skip routine maintenance on your system. The more your HVAC system runs, the more wear and tear it accumulates. Be sure you’re sticking to a regular maintenance schedule to ensure the system is perform efficiently and to diagnose issues before they become a more expensive problem.

Routinely cleaning your ac vents can help improve the indoor air quality in your home. But for the best results, it’s also recommended to schedule routine maintenance to ensure your blower and coils are cleaned regularly for the best results. Contact us today at Advent Air to learn more or to schedule maintenance on your HVAC system.