Sleep Therapy > PAP Cleaning Schedule

Keeping your PAP supplies fresh & clean.

Recommended schedule for cleaning & replacing PAP supplies. Download the schedule here.

Supplies

Cleaning Frequency

What to Do

Recommended Replacement

CPAP Mask
Daily
Wash your face before putting your mask on each night. Mask should be washed daily with warm soapy water and rinsed well. Allow to air dry on towel.
Every 3 Months
Headgear
Weekly or daily as needed
Hand wash in warm mild soapy water, rinse well and allow to air dry.
Every 6 Months
Tubing
Weekly
Wash the tube with mild soapy water, rinse well and allow to air dry.
Every 3 Months
Disposable Filters
Check every day. Take out/dust off if dirty.
Replace with new cushion or pillow every two weeks. Do not wash.
Every 2 Weeks
Full Face Cushion
Every Day
Clean with mild soap and air dry.
Every Month
Nasal Cushions or Nasal Pillows
Every Day
Clean with mild soap and air dry.
Every 2 Weeks
Humidifier Chamber
Daily
Always fill with distilled water before using. Chamber should be washed daily with warm soapy water and rinsed out well. Allow to air dry on a towel.
Every 6 Months
Resuable Foam Filter
Every 2 Weeks or as Needed
Wash in warm soapy water, rinse well and dry with a towel. Do not place wet filter back into machine.
Every 6 Months
Exterior of Machine
Weekly or As Needed
Wipe with damp cloth.
Every 5 years