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July 17 2010 @ 12:58 am
Bought one room air conditioner...  
...have no idea how to install it. Instructions are for up & down window not side to side.
 
 
 
Dianeunaspenser on July 17th, 2010 02:08 pm (UTC)
well, I'd think the principal would be about the same. Open the window enough to stick it in, and block up any remaining open space with a piece of wood or something. :) Have any pics?
Jill aka Josireesanwar on July 19th, 2010 08:27 pm (UTC)
Kind of. That is what I figured but because of the metal track the instructions online what you to build a frame for the air conditioner and I'm just not willing.
Diane: dr badassunaspenser on July 20th, 2010 04:12 pm (UTC)
Oh man, that would be a pain.
Jill aka Josireesanwar on July 20th, 2010 07:29 pm (UTC)
Yeah. Oh well.
d: Alice wakes up in a fieldnebakanezer on July 17th, 2010 03:24 pm (UTC)
I use foam scraps to fill all the spaces around and I put a 2" x 2" long piece of wood under it so it sits on the wood and not on the edge of the window frame. I also found a piece of wood that I wedge up at the top so the window holding it down can't raise up for any reason.

Good luck!
Jill aka Jo: Hug: Teyla & Shepherd heads togethersireesanwar on July 19th, 2010 08:28 pm (UTC)
Well, it is a side sliding window which is where the issue came in. I did find some instructions online but they want a whole frame build for it and I just don't want to do that plus it doesn't guarantee that the metal frame won't get damaged. I'm probably over thinking it but I'd rather be safe than sorry.
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Jill aka Josireesanwar on July 19th, 2010 08:28 pm (UTC)
Yeah, I'm taking it back to the store.