One problem is that the AC systems I've serviced generally don't
circulate air through the cellar. You may have to temporarily take a
couple of the vent ducts apart, so that the air circulates through the
Years ago, I knew a maintenance guy for a hotel. He'd get calls now
and again for an AC leak soaking the carpet of a guest room. He'd go
in with a shop vac, and set the vac in the room. Lean the wand against
the machine, so it was self supporting. You could tell by the sound
change of the motor that it had a good seal to the floor. Leave the
vac running, and come back half hour later. I thought he was just
lazy, but he said that really did remove a LOT of water.
Good luck. I'm sure plenty of other folks want the same answer. Please
let us know what works for you.
Christopher A. Young
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