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Old 07-23-2015, 11:03 AM   #1
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Thumbs up Great Tip on A/C Filter Cleaning

I have been using a pet hair remover/roller for years to remove pet hair from our RVís dash cover where our little dog loves to sun himself. I just found another good use for it.

I donít know about you, but I have always found the cleaning of my RVís A/C foam filter material to be a little challenging. I carefully vacuum them and then rinse them with a garden hose. There is always lint left behind so I must vacuum them again, being careful not to tear the foam which I have done once before. And trust me, this filter foam is not cheap! A 16"x16" piece of it recently cost me over $20 (I saw them retail for as much as $35).

This time, after allowing the foam to dry following the garden hose, I used the pet hair roller to remove all the left behind pieces of lint. Worked like a charm and caused no damage to the foam!

Just thought Iíd pass it along...


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Old 07-23-2015, 11:25 AM   #2
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Never thought of this before, seems the washing part was good enough but this is a good idea for the straggling debris.

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Old 07-23-2015, 11:36 AM   #3
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Gadget Man, what a great idea. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 07-23-2015, 11:57 AM   #4
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Check WallyWorld for Foam Filters in Residential Air filters. That's where I get Mine. Cut to fit and a lot cheaper.
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Great tip! Thanks for sharing
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