We would like to share with you how to clean an air conditioner filter in Japan. There are several types of air conditioners used in Japan, but we will focus on the two most common types; the air conditioning unit, and central air conditioner.
Cleaning the air conditioner is considered the tenant’s responsibility, but it is in the renters interest to do so because cleaning helps to reduce power consumption (cheaper power bill) and prevents the growth of unpleasant smells from the air conditioner. Especially if you have small children in your house, we recommend you to clean them once a month. The manufacturer recommends every two weeks!
To clean a unit air conditioner, you will need:
Here are the steps to follow to clean your unit air conditioner.
Next, if your house have a central heating system, please watch the s quick video tutorial by our President, Bryce Conlan: How to Clean Your Central Air Conditioning Unit.
Cleaning drawings used from Panasonic air conditioner manual.