Did you know that it’s expected to be as hot as 39 to 41 degrees Celsius in Metro Manila? That’s pretty intense, right? While you can get creative, and try some cheap ways to cool yourself, there’s nothing like keeping your cool with a portable air conditioner.
What’s great about a portable air conditioner is that you can take it with you wherever in the house. They’re best for tiny spaces, optimal for those living in a humble apartment or condo unit. According to Realliving.com.ph, it’s important that you place it in a room with a window and an electrical socket that’s close to the ground. It’s not recommended to plug it in an extension cord or strip.
The thing is that it’s gonna cost you some money. Portable air conditioners range from P15,000 to P25,000, depending on the brand and power. If money is no issue to you, here are some portable air conditioners you should consider buying today:
- Carrier Portable Air Conditioners. Compatible and stylish, this high-quality portable aircon has a remote control, 24 hour timer, air swing, and LED display. You don’t even need to install it. All you need to do is plug it, and you’re ready to rock. This starts at P20,500.
- Dowell Portable Aircon. This local brand packs a lot of features, and even comes with four wheels so it’s easy to move around the house. It also has Cool, Dry, Fan Sleep modes so you can choose according to your cooling needs. This starts at P16,995.
- Hanabishi Portable Air Conditioner. Easy to clean and equipped with a lot of nifty features, this is easily the most affordable option in the market. It can cool a room of about 8-10 sqm with ease. This starts at P15,790.
Yes, these portable air conditioners can put a dent in your wallet, but they’re great investments in the long run. After all, we experience scorching hot summers every year, right?