AC & Heater Repair in San Antonio

How to Decorate Your Outdoor AC Unit

It’s no secret that your outdoor AC unit isn’t the most pleasant to look at. Although it serves as an ultimate source of comfort during the summer months, its appearance really stands out in the winter when you start to depend on it less. Luckily, there are several ways you can disguise this bulky appliance. Below are three of the most popular options:

1. Put up a fence. The most obvious way of hiding your outdoor unit is to fence it in. Putting up a privacy fence that compliments your home will help it to blend in (and act as an extension of your home) rather than stand out. Aside from the appearance, fencing also helps to muffle the loud noise that your unit makes when you do need to turn it on. Not to mention, fences are easy to wash!

2. Box it in. Another way to hide your bulky AC unit is to box it in. Designing a wooden case for your appliance not only looks sleek but it also protects it from falling leaves and branches. Make sure you install a cover that allows easy access when you need it, but keep it closed when not in use unless your HVAC professional suggests otherwise.

3. Grow plants. If you’re willing to keep up with outdoor maintenance, then growing plants is the way to go. Planting tall bushes or vines around your unit serves two purposes: it (1) ups your curb appeal and (2) gives back to the environment. And if you already have a lively garden, then it compliments your home only that much more!

While you’re out there deciding which option will best suit your home, make sure your unit is good to go before the winter comes. At Schmidt Mechanical, we know how important it is to stay on top or repairs to ensure your heating and cooling is in top shape for years to come! No matter how much or small the problem, our professionally trained technicians are here to serve you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To learn more about the HVAC services we offer, give us a call at (210) 361-7002 or visit our website.