How to Clean a Room Air Conditioner

A simple cleaning is all it takes to keep your room air conditioner humming

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Rags
  • Shop vacuum

You'll also need a fin comb and leather gloves.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • A/C coil cleaner
  • Electric motor oil
  • Household cleaner