When you have made the decision to get an air conditioner installed, you obviously will need some important basics and tips that will make sure the transition to using an air conditioner is as effective as you wish it to be. We will look at some basic air conditioner installation dos in order to make sure your DIY project is a success as you hope it to be.
The very first thing that you must do without fail is to have a clear idea of which rooms need air conditioning in your house. You have different areas in your room with the most common being the living and sitting rooms, home office, dens and the bedrooms. You also have the kitchen which receives a lot of human traffic. Deciding which room you want to have the air conditioner unit installed will be very helpful when you want to make a purchase. Factors to take into consideration will be where you spend most of your time, which part gets the most traffic and whether or not the room is exposed to dust or allergens in the air. If you have pets, it means you are exposed to a lot of per hair. The room where your pets spend most time could need to have an AC installed in order to help with filtration of the air.
Now that you know without a doubt where you want the AC installed, the next step is to take the measurement of the room. AC comes in different sizes. This means that a small air conditioning unit will work effectively in a small room and vice versa. If you get a small unit for a large area or if you get a large unit for a small area, it simply means that your air conditioning unit will not be effective in its work. You have to remember that air conditioners use energy and if you match the wrong size with your room, energy wastage could be the result!
After you have the measurement of your room clear, you now have to purchase a unit. Like size, air conditioners come in different models and makes. You must check the specifications of the air conditioner unit you will buy to make sure that it will work effectively for you. You could check on its timer, energy efficiency, thermostat specifications as well as motor strength. You should also ensure that you have bought the unit from a manufacturer who has a lot of experience when it comes to air conditioners and that their reputation in the industry precedes them.
Installing an air conditioner is very easy and a quick process. You will have to identify where in your room you want the air conditioner fixed and then prepare the section as per your air conditioner specifications. The manual should guide you on the best section for the effective working of your air conditioner. After you have prepared the section, the brackets that will hold the AC in place will be the first to be fixed and thereafter, the AC as per manual guidance. After you have fixed it, you are ready to enjoy some cool clean air in your house.