How often should baseboard heaters be cleaned? Part 3 of 3: Keeping Your Baseboard Radiators Running Efficiently. Clean your baseboard radiators regularly. To ensure that your baseboard radiators are working the way they’re supposed to, you should aim to clean them at least twice a year.
Do you have to clean baseboard heaters? Most people aim to clean their baseboard heaters at least twice a year—once before they turn on the heat for the colder months and again when the weather gets warm. But if your home gets especially dusty or if you have pets whose fur and dander can get trapped in the heaters, consider cleaning them more frequently.
How do you clean metal baseboard heaters?
How do you take care of electric baseboard heaters?
- Shut off power to the heater.
- Remove the heater cover.
- Remove any visible debris from inside the unit.
- Vacuum inside the heater with a soft brush vacuum attachment.
- You can also use a pressure steam cleaner to clean the fins.