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Hello,


My daughter has a window swamp cooler. When it rains, the floor inside gets very wet. I tipped the cooler away from the house. I tried adding a foam pool noodle to fill the gap. It is better, but still not good.


I was thinking of using metal tape to seal it up. I also thought of some type of awning. I am sure one of the more experienced people here will have a solution.


I need to stop the water from coming inside the house. I just replaced the subfloor and flooring under this window.


Any suggestions would be appreciated.


Thank you.
 

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You could ensure the issue relates to the swamp cooler or the seal around the swamp cooler by removing it for a period of time and seeing if you still get water penetration. If there's no water, the issue is the swamp cooler and/or the trim or seal around it. If there's still water, you have a larger issue with the window frame or flashing, etc. Can you post a photo?
 

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Sorry. I should have explained it better. There is a gap between the outside wall and the cooler. The bottom touches now that I tipped it towards the back.


I bought some foam to fill a large air conditioner gap. I wrapped it in plastic and stuffed it in the gap. I just need to figure out how to get rid of the gap.


Again, I am sorry I didn't explain better.
 

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This is the time to be a little resourceful. Just a strip of foam won't stop the rain from coming in.
Can you post a picture?
 
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