Can you clean a box fan without taking it apart? (Make sure you unplug the fan before cleaning.) If you have an air compressor, you can definitely clean your fan without taking it apart. Unplug your fan, take it outside or to your garage. Put the correct attachment on your air compressor and then turn it on and blow all of the dust away.
How do you clean a standing fan that doesn’t come apart? How do I clean a fan that doesn’t come apart? For fans with unremovable grates, compressed air is the best solution. Spray the air onto the grate and the blades to quickly clean off the dust.
How do you clean a dirty box fan?
How do you clean an enclosed fan blade? Clean fan housings with a damp cloth and an all-purpose cleaner, or a cloth dampened with a solution of water and mild detergent. Don’t let liquid get into the motor. Dirty fan blades don’t move air efficiently. When cleaning the blades, be careful not to bend them; bent blades may vibrate when the fan is operating.