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Where will you install an air conditioner for your IP?

Discussion in 'Renovation & Home Improvement' started by paper, 23rd Jul, 2015.

  1. paper

    paper Well-Known Member

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    Will you install it for the bedroom or the living room?

    Why?

    I am struggle to make a decision. Please advice.
     
  2. Traveller99

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    Have you considered purchasing a portable air con? Might help with your decision :)
     
  3. thatbum

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    If it was only one, then I would go for the living room. That's been my decision in my IPs.
     
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  4. Lil Skater

    Lil Skater Well-Known Member Business Member

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    Living room, better yet if you can install on a wall that leads into the bedroom - might need a bigger A/C but saves $ on two.
     
  5. Chilliblue

    Chilliblue Well-Known Member

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    Living room air conditioning and a ceiling fan in the bedroom.
     
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  6. HUGH72

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    Firstly where is the property? Generally I would also say living room first then master bedroom. Is this a tenant tequest and are there ceiling fans in the bedrooms?
    The answer IMO is dependant on the location of the ip.
     
  7. Pistonbroke

    Pistonbroke Well-Known Member

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    Will installing two be another rental incremental? Generate additional rent or less vacancies?
     
  8. legallyblonde

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    As long as it is the right size it will cool the whole house. I prefer lounge... Just because people often don't like sleeping under a breeze.
     
  9. Squeakywheel

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    This is what I have in my IP, My PPOR has both in all rooms.
     
  10. Scott No Mates

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    I find noise is the bigger irritation not the breeze so much.
     
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  11. HUGH72

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    In the tropics they do.
     
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  12. Beelzebub

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    Definitely living room. It would be strange to see a house with an AC in the bedroom bu not in any of the living areas.
     
  13. Nick Valsamis

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    Almost always in the lounge room as it is the most effective there.
     
  14. mja

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    Two things to break down and replace at some point.
     
  15. Jessproperty

    Jessproperty Well-Known Member

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    We always do living room for Aircon...the cool air can filter into the bedrooms if it's really hot.
     
  16. WestOz

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    Depends on the layout/size of home/s.
    For small/avg size if there's a room in between all areas, i.e. kitchen/dinning area with hallway leading to the bedrooms (in my case x 3) one suitable size covers all areas, they ob have to leave their bed doors open, I also have all-in-one fan/light in bedrooms.
     
  17. thatbum

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    Actually I told a lie - in my 37sqm one bedders, I have the split system units in the bedroom facing the door.
     
  18. wylie

    wylie Moderator Staff Member

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    We try to do this too if possible, and depending on layout, this can work well. So far, we've not added any air-con to main bedrooms, nor been asked to do so.
     
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  19. HD_ACE

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    If it is a decent size home then go one in living and one in master. Living first if you can't do two.
     
  20. legallyblonde

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    I discovered this when I was in Cairns for the summer a while ago.. I slept under a sheet so I could keep cool but try avoid the draft.