Window AC light leak? Suggestions plz

I had to install a window AC to keep my 7’x12’ room cooler. The light that leaks through the vent ports I’m looking for suggestions on a good solution! I’ve thought about a temp wall but that will kill the whole reason for the AC! I tried a cover outside.3’-5’ bigger than the unit and started kicking the breaker (getting too hot).
So here I am!
I’m in flower late and early on 7 ladies!
Whatcha got peeps? Thanks in advance!!

I’ll try to get a shot of lights out! And my
temporary fix for now.

My


temporary fix. Couldn’t get a shot of the leak

Just get darkening blinds and make a seal all around the ac.ezpz

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https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B07YMLNR46/ref=psdcmw_9425953011_t1_B000063SKE

Meh. Won’t link picture. But amazon. Or.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000063SKE?pf_rd_r=FXRJ579SRM8GV1WY8AAA&pf_rd_p=89879054-2e37-4233-9fd7-bd5a93dd076a&pd_rd_r=028440dd-fe51-4d75-b502-100f354a24a8&pd_rd_w=TBr6o&pd_rd_wg=W7TZy

Just make a boarder around your ac with those. Glue/tape em down.nail.w.e

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Most of the new AC window units have foam for the wall between the vents and the outside light. If you atempt to paint it make sure what you use won’t eat the foam, alot of paints will.

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Sweet thanks!

Take black spray paint and spray the styrofoam insulation straight through the vents.

Next install a board on hinges beside or above your air conditioner to block light hitting vents.

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Any paint in an aerosol can will melt the styrofoam and destroy the ac…
:v::sunglasses:

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Evidently cheap Walmart paint doesn’t as we got about 6 window units like that for 3 years

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Maybe you got lucky , because I haven’t been able to find any paint in an aerosol can that don’t melt the styrofoam… :man_shrugging::upside_down_face:
:v::sunglasses:

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Duct tape is a wonderful thing.

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I also have never found paint it doesn’t melt foam… duct tape… hmmm

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Not sure but it’s about 98 cents a can at Wally World. I sprayed both sides too.

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Will have to check it out , thanks… :+1::wink:
:v::sunglasses:

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:joy: haven’t heard that in a while…

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How about the pirate store? Me Nards be hurting, arrggg.

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