Spruce Up Your Portable Fan

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How do I clean a portable fan?

Spruce Up Your Portable Fan

Regular maintenance and cleaning is important to prolong the life and efficiency of circulation fans. A fan with built-up dust and debris can be inefficient, noisy, and overworked. Protect your investment with these tips about how to clean portable fans.

  • Unplug the fan.
  • Unscrew the front grille.
  • Slide off the flan blade.
  • Clean the grille and blades in warm, soapy water.
  • Rinse blades, then dry thoroughly.
  • If the blades and grille can't be removed, use a blow-dryer outdoors to blow lint and dust from the fan.
  • Reassemble the fan.
  • Use a damp cloth to wipe the rest of the fan.
  • Read the manufacturer's instructions on cleaning before using this guide. If directions differ, follow manufacturer's instructions.



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