Follow the cleaning instructions found in your fan manual to care for your Holmes® Fan correctly and safely. Please remember: Always unplug the fan before cleaning. Many customers find vacuum cleaner brushes to be ideal fan blade cleaners. Do not allow water to drip on or enter the fan housing. Be sure to use a soft cloth moistened with a mild soap solution. Do not use any of the following as a cleaner: gasoline, thinner or benzene. Click here for detailed information on cleaning your fan.