Step By Step Guide To Clean AC Ducts | Ideal Cleaning

As winter is just around the corner in Dubai, it is a good idea to clean all air ducts. AC duct cleaning in Dubai requires special expertise, tools, and chemicals. An army of dirt, bacteria, viruses, grease, and other pathogens hanging out in the air vents badly affect your health.

Read this article to find a step-by-step approach for cleaning AC ducts. Ideal Cleaning provides perfect cleaning services at very affordable rates.

Here is a list of tools you need for cleaning AC ducts.

  1. Furnace filters
  2. Gloves
  3. Vacuum
  4. Brush
  5. Power drill
  6. Cleaning cloth
  7. Paper towel


Step-By-Step Guide for Cleaning Ducts:

Follow these simple steps to clean AC ducts with zero hassle. It is recommended to go for AC duct cleaning in Dubai after 6 to 8 weeks to maintain a healthy indoor environment.

1# Remove Screws:

First, remove all the screws that cover the AC ducts. After this, return air grill plates.

2# Cover Up Supply Vents:

The supply vents deliver heat or air to the room. Cover these vents with the help of a paper towel. It keeps the dirt and dust from blowing in and out of the supply vent. Simply pull supply vents and place a paper towel there. Place all the screws back in the position until you want to remove the paper towel.

3# Adjust Thermostat:

Set your thermostat to the ‘’fan on’’ position that will help to remove the dust. However, heat or cool mode must be turned off. In case you have an older version of the thermostat without the ‘’fan only’’ settings, run the heat.

4# Remove Buildups Of Loosen Dirt:

Take a brush and start taping anywhere on the duct to remove the buildup of loose dirt particles. It will break the large deposits of dust particles stuck inside of the ductwork.

5# Sweep Out Dust in Supply Register:

Use a vacuum at the end of the hose near the register. Now, lift the register and proceed to remove the dirt particles. Use a damp microfiber cloth to wipe the interior of the duct. Rinse the microfiber cloth and repeat this step multiple times until achieving the desired results. Once you have removed the dust particles, throw a microfiber cloth.


6# Clean Return Air Registers:

Brush and sweep the return air registers. It will help to clean the air registers to ensure a swift airflow.

7# Shut Off Fan & Furnace:

Now, power off the furnace and shut off the fan. Use a service switch or breaker panel to shut off the power supply.

8# Clean Out Blower Compartment:

Remove panels from the front furnaces. You will get access to the blower compartment and return air boot. Remove all the dust buildups in that compartment. Make sure that you have cleaned the furnace fans.

9# Replace Furnace Filter:

The clogged furnace filters reduce the airflow and working efficiency of the HVAC system. Once you have cleaned the furnace filters, replace them there.

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