How to Install a Window Air Conditioner

Window air conditioners can be installed easily. You purchased a window air conditioner to cool your room. Now it’s Time to install window AC. Let’s get into installing a window AC as easily and correctly.

Following are the tools required to install Window AC

  • Screwdriver
  • Measuring tape
  • Plywood (not compulsory)
  • Manufacturer-provided screws and brackets
  • A hammer
  • Scissors (not compulsory)

Step 1: Remove your AC from Box

Window AC unboxing

Remove all pieces from their box to confirm all parts are shipped. Be careful taking it out of the box. The backside of the unit is sharp.

Step 2: Measurement of Window and Air Conditioner

Measurement of window and AC

You go measurement the height and width of window AC. Make sure the measurement is taken accurately and Measure the width of your window, and mark the center with a pencil or pen also take the measurement of the window and write down the difference in dimensions between the window and AC.

Step 3: Prepare Your Window

Prepare Window for AC

open your window then Install a weather strip on the side. These strips help block any wind. The strip prevents potential damage to your window when you are installing or removing the AC. If you don’t have strips then it doesn’t matter your AC will work fine without it.

Step 3: Attach the Side Panel

ac with side panel

Slide the side panels onto your air conditioner. Then secure the adjustable panels to your window AC using the provided screws.

Step 4: Placing the Window AC into the cabinet

Window AC into the cabinet

Pick up your AC and put it safely in your window. Then close your window tightly over the AC. After that, making sure that the bottom window sash sits perfectly on the AC.

Step 5: Install L-Brackets

Install L-Brackets

Installations at this stage vary depending on the manufacturer, but most models include at least one L bracket to hold the window in place securely. Screw the L bracket to the top of the open window. This prevents the windows from being pushed upwards. If your AC doesn’t come with a bracket to hold your window in place, you can use one from our tool collection.

Note: You cannot use L-brackets with all types of windows.

Step 6: Fill In the Gaps

insulating the air gaps

Almost done! Use form insulation and plywood to fill in the sides of your open window. The foam strip comes with your AC. You can use that instead of foam insulation. You can also use plywood to fill the space.

You’re done! Plugin and turn on your AC.

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