Attic A/C air handler maintenance

Old 02-20-17, 03:53 PM
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Attic A/C air handler maintenance

How often does the air handler and a/c evaporator need to be inspected and cleaned? I have air filters on louvers of the returns, and replace them regularly. The air handler condensate is piped to a basement floor drain, and flows OK. The A/C itself seems to operate OK.
Old 02-20-17, 05:02 PM
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If you keep the filters in good shape there isn't much to do with the air handler.
Check the motor and see if it can take lube.
Check the return side of the coil every other year.

Air handler in the attic..... draining to the basement.
Pour some bleach down the drain every year.

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