Sliding Window / July 16, 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.
You will have to gently raise the unit and slide the same in support brackets. Just mark a point where the unit hits the window. Now raise the window and attach the foam strip all along the line properly. If required just attach the extensions on the side wall by using the wood screws. If necessary attach the extensions on the side wall using wood screws. Perform application blocking. Perform application blocking up o the point where air conditioner comes in contact with window. This step will ensure proper sealing and would prevent any cold air from escaping.
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.