Expert tips on buying, maintaining air conditioners this summer

Choose an AC unit powerful enough for your home, and remember to get it cleaned. (6/19/14)

THE BRONX - With the weather heating up, many people are in the market for a new air conditioning unit this summer. 

According to experts, you may not want to opt for a cheaper, smaller version because it may not be powerful enough to cool down large rooms. They also recommend having a professional install your AC so that it's secured properly. 

If choosing between a window model and a portable one, one expert says that a window unit is more energy efficient and easier to repair. 

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Don't forget to get your air conditioner cleaned because mold can build up, making you sick and forcing you to use too much energy. 

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