Equipment Cleaning & Re-supply

It is important to maintain your sleep equipment and follow prescribed replacement schedules in order to maximize the effectiveness of your sleep equipment. The following information provides guidelines for the replacement and cleaning of your sleep equipment.

Existing patients will receive an automated phone call notifying them when a re-supply is recommended.

**Please note, insurance plans can vary on the approved replacement PAP schedules. Please Contact Us to verify what your coverage allows.

Equipment Re-supply Schedule

Mask Cushion or Nasal Pillows – Replace Monthly

Mask Frame – Replace Every 3 Months

Headgear – Replace Every 6 Months

Humidification Chamber – Replace Every 6 Months

Tubing – Replace Every 3 Months

Sponge-type Filters (Black) – Replace Every 6 Months

Disposable Filters (White) – Replace Every 2 Weeks

Equipment Cleaning Schedule

Mask Cushion or Nasal Pillows – Daily with Mild Soap

Mask Frame – Daily with Mild Soap

Headgear – Weekly with Mild Soap

Humidification Chamber – Empty and Air Dry Daily. Clean Weekly with Mild Soap

Tubing – Weekly with Mild Soap

Sponge-type Filters (Black) – Weekly with Mild Soap

Disposable Filters (White) – Discard Every 2 Weeks

Contact us immediately if it’s been over six months since you last ordered supplies or if you are experiencing any of the following…

  • You have trouble getting a tight seal on your mask.
  • You have a red mark on your face from the mask.
  • Your mouth is dry in the morning when you wake up.
  • You are experiencing congestion, such as dry or sore throat in the morning.
  • You find yourself feeling tired during the day again.
  • You begin to fall asleep while watching TV, driving or reading a book.
  • The mask you are using does not feel comfortable.
  • Your eyes are red and scratchy from air blowing in your eyes throughout the night.
  • You need supplies prior to traveling.
  • You have questions on how to clean your supplies and/or equipment.