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How to Clean an Air Handler

Get rid of irritating smells with these step-by-step instructions on how to clean the coils, rebuild and replace an A/C air handler.

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Materials

  • insulated ductwork
  • antimicrobial cleaning solution
  • insulated duct board
  • plastic rib
  • aluminum foil
  • mastic adhesive cement
  • air duct
  • plastic ties

Tools

  • adjustable wrench
  • vacuum
  • garden hose
  • paintbrush
  • scissors

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