5 Steps to Cleaning Your A/C Condenser

Posted by Ben Thompson on 03.22.11

1. Turn off the power at the electrical panel or remove the "key" fuse on the gray box outside.

2. Cut away anything growing over it that restricts air flow.

3. Rinse the radiator fins with a hose (dust, dirt, grass clippings, fuzz, leaves, reduce its ability to evaporate water efficiently).

4. Turn on the power.

5. Repeat seasonally.

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