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Old 06-24-2012, 12:54 AM   #1
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What will happen if the AC unit is mounted on the brick wall?


My neighbour installed a AC recently, I found that the outdoor unit is mounted on the brick wall but not the concrete base. Somebody says this is not good. Anyone can tell me why? Thanks!

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Are you saying someone mounted the condenser to the brick wall...of a house???

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Yes, that's what I meant. Very rare, but it did happen. So I asked my question.
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And your here asking what is the problem with that???? Tell me one thing that is right with it and we'll go from there.... Better yet. Enlighten me as to how one attaches a condenser to a brick wall.
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And your here asking what is the problem with that???? Tell me one thing that is right with it and we'll go from there.... Better yet. Enlighten me as to how one attaches a condenser to a brick wall.
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Yes, that's what I meant. Very rare, but it did happen. So I asked my question.

Is there a possiblility of you taking a picture and posting it here? If I'm thinking what this may be then it's not all that uncommon to see them up in the air on a side of all sorts of buildings, residential or commercial, sitting on a pre-fab metal ledge. Prevents theft is the biggest deal.

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Brick is not structural. Mounting bolts would need to go all the way through the brick and anchor into backing plates in the wall.
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Brick is not structural. Mounting bolts would need to go all the way through the brick and anchor into backing plates in the wall.
May be installed with thru bolts, that the OP doesn't know about.
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Brick is not structural. Mounting bolts would need to go all the way through the brick and anchor into backing plates in the wall.
Then what will happen? Will the it damage the wall eventually with the vibration? Or anything else? At least I heard big noise while it's running.
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Are you sure it's not a mini-split?
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Are you sure it's not a mini-split?
Yes, I'm 100% sure it's a regular residential AC condenser. And the building is a end unit of a townhouse. The unit is mounted on the side wall.
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Yes, something like this. But the wall is a brick wall. Is it really a bad thing, or just ok?
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Yes, something like this. But the wall is a brick wall. Is it really a bad thing, or just ok?

I think this concrete anchor will work perfect with brick wall but if the wall is coated with brick I don't think it will be strong.


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