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Is there any way to keep dust off your fan blades? Besides using restrictive filters.

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I've been contemplating finding/ formulating a way to keep dust from accumulating on dust blades and I came across the idea of spraying the fan blades with some kind of non stick kitchen/ cooking spray, much like the stuff you use to keep grilled cheese from sticking to your pan.

Does OCN think that this could be a viable option to keeping blades clean or would this only end in disaster? If I were to do this I would try my best to keep the spray off wires and away from the motor by means of creative use of masking tape.

Also I've never actually sprayed this stuff on anything and let it sit to dry so I'm not sure if it even air dries. But if it does wouldn't it create some sort of slick surface that dust won't adhere to? Or is there a deeper reasoning behind WHY dust sticks to leading edges of fans?

I ask you, OCN, would this be possible?!
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post #2 of 17
something liek this? http://www.buy.com/prod/new-dustproo...213271904.html

i want one too but i dont wanna spend 30$ just because im too lazy to clean it weekly :/
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post #3 of 17
I carefully run water over the fan blades from the sink, just careful not to get it in the motor assembly. A little trickle is enough.

*puts on flamesuit*
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post #4 of 17
honestly i feel non stick spray would make your issue worse. we use non-stick spray at work to make displays shiney and dust sticks to it like nothing else
    
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post #5 of 17
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Well is there any other kind of slick type spray that air dryes but stays slick while dry? Like some sort of teflon spray? We have dry film lube at work that seems like it would work, would that be a better idea?
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post #6 of 17
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Just kidding. There is a product called "dry lube". It a Teflon spray that dries but stays slick. You can find it at Home Depot.
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Just kidding. There is a product called "dry lube". It a Teflon spray that dries but stays slick. You can find it at Home Depot.
Haha check my post right above you. I have some of that at work, but I'd rather ask opinions before ravaging my fans with it.

Psychic response though.
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Wipe the blades with Armor All
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