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RL Tips: Cleaning Aircon Filters

Clean your trusty cooler with these tips

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Rain or Shine we will always need air-conditioners in our hot and humid climate. But if you hear a loud swishing noise, see dust particles being shot into the air, or feel the air-conditioning becoming warmer, your unit may not be on the fritz just yet. These are the symptoms of a dirty AC filter. So roll up your sleeves, take out your filter, and clean it. Once a month is an ideal cleaning schedule, but you can clean it once a week or if your AC is turned on for most of the day.

Photographed by Miguel Nacianceno.

Material from Real Living's Handy Hints and Instant Makeovers: 35 Easy Home Projects (2010). To view other Real Living Home Ideas Books, visit https://www.summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living/specials.

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