Aargh! The Air Conditioner Doesn’t Fit!

The $400 air conditioner doesn’t fit. Dang. It looks like we’re going to have to wedge it in, and then tape around it with cardboard and duct tape. Classy. I really really hope it doesn’t fall out onto the balcony and go ka-plat. The window frame doesn’t even remotely fit.

The other choice was to install the wall-mounted AC unit, cut a hole in the wall for the ventilator tube,  get the fan box installed on the balcony, and then take it all out when we leave. It was a lot more expensive than the little window unit we bought. Cardboard and duct-tape for the win!

I need A/C…the Japanese summer is getting hotter and hotter.  Whew!


About nevertoomuchglitter

Nail artist. Wanderer. I'm a color-holic, in fact, it was my love of color that brought me to the nail art world. Well, that, and the fact I was too cheap to pay crazy Japanese prices for nail polish while living in Tokyo, so I had to start mixing my own. That's how NTMG began.
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4 Responses to Aargh! The Air Conditioner Doesn’t Fit!

  1. Anne says:

    Well none of that sounds pleasant. I hope you can figure out something quickly!!! =D

    • nevertoomuchglitter says:

      Thanks Anne! Duct tape and cardboard for the win! Our jerry-rigged A/C installation is not going to make House Beautiful magazine this month, but I do have House Cooled!

  2. Lucy says:

    What a mess! Hope between the two of you it will get in quickly. Here’s praying that you have cool air soon.

    • nevertoomuchglitter says:

      Thanks Lucy! Prayers answered! It’s pretty wacked out, but with enough duct tape, it’s staying in place and blowing out cold air! Joy!

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