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How can I clean my drain line?

Warning: Some Home improvement projects may be dangerous by nature and may present risk of serious injury or death if not done properly.  Know your limitations these tips and blog assumes the reader has sufficient knowledge of the subject matter.  All work performed based on following these tips are done at your own risk. You agree to not hold AirBenders, LLC and its affiliates responsible for any personal or property damage that may arise from your use of this information.

Always read and follow instruction manuals and safety warnings. Consult with a qualified professional for assistance if you are not competent in topics discussed.

Tools you will need:

Vacuum pipe

Bleach

Drain line cleaning made simple: 

Before you clean the drain line make sure the unit is turned off and the filter is taken out. The drain line can then be cleaned using a vacuum pipe. Insert the vacuum pipe into the open end of the drain line for about a minute to suck out anything that may be clogging the line. Once you have done that you may also want to pour bleach into the drain line to kill any existing mold that the vacuum could not pick up. The bleach will also prevent mold from forming in the future.


If you find that you require professional assistance and live in the areas we service, feel free to call AirBenders and we can come and address your problem. If you do not live in areas mentioned below please consult with your local professionals. The brands we currently service are listed below. If you do not see your brand listed we may still carry it, call to find out on 703-793-9090.

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