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Window to wall unit?

Hi there - I have a Kenmore window a/c unit, and we recently moved into a condo with through-the-wall units. Can I swap a through the wall unit with a window unit? Is there any special conversion/installation package I need to get? Thanks! Dana

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No, actually switching from window to wall is easier that vise versa. I don't know your can size versus the hole in the wall but you may have to enlarge it if its bigger or fill in the space with some wood trim on the outside and some molding or sheetrock on the inside. some insulation wont hurt either . the expandable foam is good for the wall space. Caulking for the cracks. pretty basic stuff. A good way to mount it is to slide the louvered can out and screw it to the wall, then its nice and secure. Unless its a very large and heavy unit, you shouldn't need any support struts on the bottom.

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