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Window Mounted Room Air Conditioner Maintenance
Window Air Conditioner Maintenance

Window Air Conditioner (Frigidaire #FAS186N2A)

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The Room Air Conditioner
Having a window mounted room air conditioner is a great way to have respite from the summer heat without breaking the bank. Especially popular for apartments or rental homes or homes that have a radiant heat system, the window mounted room air conditioner is a wonderful appliance.

But like everything else in a home they require periodic maintenance. They also require proper sizing for the room they are to cool. With heating and cooling systems, bigger is not always better. Oversizing a heating or cooling appliance like an air conditioner will reduce efficiency, worsen performance and increase energy costs.

So let's review a few things to consider when maintaining a window mounted room air conditioner or sizing it in the first place.

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