How Do You Clean Mini Split Coils?

Although your mini split technician will visit your home to clean the mini split components you can’t (and shouldn’t) reach, you can take care of some basic maintenance jobs yourself in the meantime.

One such job that you can safely do is clean your mini split coils. This quick guide will tell you everything you need to know.

First, before you touch anything, you must power down your ductless mini split system and unplug it. Give the parts adequate time to come to room temperature before you begin cleaning.

Both the indoor air-handling unit and the outdoor compressor have coils you can clean. We’ll start by telling you how to clean the air-handling unit’s coils.

To do that, you’ll have to take the cabinet off. With that out of the way, it’s finally time to start cleaning.

We recommend using a soft, clean microfiber cloth. You’ll also need a coil cleaner product of choice.

Following the product instructions, apply some of the coil cleaner

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