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Handyman: Widow air conditioner, 2nd floor

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anastatia
Vancouver, WA
(Zone 8a)

July 25, 2011
10:27 AM

Post #8714245

I want to put a compact/small window AC in an upstairs bedroom. However, I am scared we might drop it in the process of setting into the window. Any helpful ideas? Are there cage-like support for such AC's. I know there are brackets but maybe something more secure?

Thank you.
Bubba_MoCity
Missouri City, TX

August 9, 2011
8:20 AM

Post #8746393

Just follow the instructions for securing the "cage". That must be done before inserting the unit into it, so some initial dis-assembly is required. All should be explained in the instructions.
anastatia
Vancouver, WA
(Zone 8a)

August 9, 2011
9:22 AM

Post #8746491

so there is such a thing as a "cage" to hold the ac unit? I have seen brackets but not a cage.
Bubba_MoCity
Missouri City, TX

August 9, 2011
9:32 AM

Post #8746501

When you see the unit from the outside, you are looking at the cage. The compressor and condenser are on a platform that slides into that.

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