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  1. #1

    Sheetrock dust in filter box

    When sawing through to create a 2nd return, a bunch of sheetrock dust was left in the box. Should I be concerned? I could (w/a long reach) get in there and vac it out if there's any chance it could get sucked into the AH.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2001
    Get as much cleaned up as you can. Save pulling the coil when it gets wet and plugs with dust.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Keokuk, IA
    Better to remove it with a vacuum than clogging up the air filter...or worse coating the HE and.or indoor coil. IF it's accessible, just vacuum out what you can. A good contractor should have vacuumed it out themselves. Clean-up IS part of the job.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    central jersey
    sheetrock dust is probably the worst contaminant for a evap. coil

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