Sliding Window / July 22, 2018 / Christabel Gosselin
People usually think that the air conditioner installation needs some great expertise but in reality it is much easy more so in the case of sliding ACs. Precautions. The window ACs are bulky so you should lift them firmly but carefully without exerting any pressure on its cooling parts which could cause you injury. Materials and few tools you may need during the installation of air conditioner: A screwdriver A support arc A level Few Wood screws Some foam weather stripping.
Always be sure to avoid abrasive cleaners such as cleansers and products containing bleach as they can affect the vinyl surface or the caulking around the window. Also avoid using a power washer or hard spraying hose as this too can damage the caulk. Besides occasional exterior cleaning the tracks and runners on your vinyl sliders should be checked every few weeks to make sure they are clear of debris. Vinyl sliding windows glide horizontally and open the full length of the window.
Many new sliding windows have key locking latches already installed. Some allow the window to be locked slightly open for ventilation. If your home has these window locks they are usually secure enough to keep your insurance company happy. If your home has only a simple nonlocking latch you should secure them with a keylocking sliding window lock or a window grill. Installing window locks yourself will cost AUD$15$20 per window. Having these locks supplied and installed by a locksmith will cost $40$50 per window.