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Post by QRM » Wed, 12 Nov 2008 12:31 pm

if its just one unit above you causing all the grief then either go and tell them if your people skills will result in s fisty cuff take it up with the building management, telling them its a noise problem and if the condensation tray is overflowing because of a blocked pipe a potential breeding ground for mozzies

If its just the rain then sponge/carpet is the way to go, and ask the landlord to try and fix it, if all goes horribly wrong ie the aircon falls out of the window then you can say its their fault for not fixing it.

Worth looking just above the unit as there is sometime a bit of space where it comes through the wall, normally just covered with a panel, you might be able to slide a carpet tile out, but make sure the fall is away from the house otherwise you have solve the noise but water will start to trickle in.

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Post by durain » Wed, 12 Nov 2008 12:44 pm

the smaller units are known as split unit. one half of the unit is outside and the other half is inside. instead of knocking out a big hole in the wall (like your unit), a split unit only need a 2inch hole for the pipe.

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Post by louy » Wed, 12 Nov 2008 9:05 pm

Its been raining all evening, water will be dripping onto the air con unit all night.

Looks like another night sleeping in the living room.

Its been a real sh1tty day home. I left work at 6pm and was happy I could catch the 14E bus home. The Express Bus. It doesnt stop on my road, but its only 10 minutes walk from the right stop.
Could find the stupid stop !! So ended up in Bedok instead. Then I tried the bus back and still couldnt find the right stop.

Then I ran out of money on my EZ link card. Couldnt find a DBS bank machine so had to use my UK bank card. After that, the guy said he couldnt top my card up anyway !!!

Finally got on another bus, that dropped me off near somewhere I know. And it was p1ssing it down and lightening and everything

Moral of the story, the normal bus takes me an hour. The express bus takes me 2 and a half hours.

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Post by Saint » Thu, 13 Nov 2008 10:25 am

I'm sorry Louy, but I have to admit shamefully, that I had a giggle at your last posting :oops: :lol:

And what's worse, you would have driven past a few bars each time :lol:

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Post by louy » Thu, 13 Nov 2008 11:31 am

Yeh, people at work have been laughing too.

I am telling them that I did it on purpose for comedy value.

:lol:

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Post by danialgoh » Sat, 03 Jan 2009 2:01 pm

I have got a better solution. Once your lease is up, get a better accomodation.

Cheers.

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