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How to clean your ducted air con filters?

Now, shall we talk about how many times a year you are supposed to do it?
Think: at the start of every season, I should at least have a look at them and assess.
Chances are you won't like what you see and won't need additional motivation to start cleaning them right away.

When should I replace them?

From the moment you can spot some holes, wrinkles or can't see light through them, you have to replace them.

How to clean ducted systems filters?
1.Unscrew the frame.
2.Unhinge the frame and pull towards you. This should expose the air filter.
3.Gently slide the filter off the frame.
4.Either hose down the filter outside or run it under the tap in your laundry sink until all the dust is removed. You should be able to see through it clearly now.
5.Flip the filter and hose down the other side to remove any remaining trapped dust.
6.Shake off any excess water and leave outside to dry naturally.
7.Once it is completely dry, re-fit the filter into the frame, close it and tighten the screw.

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