Brushes Down: Why Painting A Rusty Air Conditioner Is A Bad Idea
Rust can make just about anything look old before its time, including your air conditioning unit. Your first inclination upon seeing the brownish menace is to treat your A/C cabinet to a couple of coats of rust-inhibiting paint. But don't break out the brush and paint bucket just yet! There are plenty of good reasons why giving your rusty A/C cabinet a new paint job could do more harm than good to your air conditioning system.