Air Conditioner Drain Cleaning

15 Minutes Today Can Save You Thousands of Dollars Tomorrow! These simple steps will teach you how to clean the AC drain line and keep it clean all season long to prevent leaks.

If your air conditioner is leaking RIGHT NOW – follow these steps before reading any further!

  1. Turn off the unit at the breaker box.
  2. Get a bucket, a small cup, and several towels or a large sponge
  3. Get ALL water out of the drain pan!
  4. Go where the water is leaking and clear the line with an air compressor or shop vac.

Tips for Cleaning your AC Drain Line: This covers basic tips like keeping your filter clean and flushing the drain to keep it functioning. Make sure the drain system flows AWAY from the AC unit. Prop it up with a box if needed. Use a gravity condensate drains and or condensate pump drain system to keep the condensate flowing from the unit. If you have a stubborn clog, consider using the Mighty Pump. This device may not be an immediate solution, it is an invaluable tool to have on hand if it ever happens again, or you just want to maintain the drain line yourself.