Window air-conditioners make a welcome addition to any area in need of great air during hot weather months, but if gaps or holes develop across the the system, rain-water can seep inside and cause harm to your home in the shape of wood-rot and possible mildew development on surrounding surfaces. In the event that you see puddles on the ground nearby, or discover watermarks on the wall below an air-conditioner, look for the origin of the leak and repair the issue instantly.
Inspect the air-conditioner from many angles to ensure that it is installed correctly. There has to be no gaps between where the AC side panels satisfy with all the sides of the window-frame, or where the window and window frame come in touch with all the top and bottom of the AC.
Adjust any gap to be closed by the AC. Make sure that the bottom sash of the window is tightened with at least two screws, and the air conditioner is aligned and balanced correctly on the window.
Check the side panels of the air conditioner’s to create sure they are prolonged completely and screwed in to the edges of the window. Inspect the panels for just about any holes by which water could enter. Seal any holes.