14 Creative Ways To Hide Your Air Conditioner Unit
Your air conditioner unit works hard all summer to keep us cool and most of us could not be with out it in the summer months. But if you are like me the last thing you want to do is look at it in your backyard. There’s really nothing pretty about an air conditioner unit.
Unfortunately, for all of their technological wizardry, AC designers haven’t figured out how to keep AC units from being an eyesore. You work so hard to keep your lawn and the exterior of your home beautiful. But there it is, that ugly looking AC unit, ruining your hard work.
Two rules for hiding your outdoor air conditioner
RULE #1. DON’T BLOCK THE AIR FLOW.
RULE #2. MAKE SURE THE EQUIPMENT IS ACCESSIBLE FOR SERVICE
Here are 14 ways to hide your Air Conditioner Unit
If you love mosaics, you will love this one. I think this DIY idea would look fantastic in any backyard! Source: bliss-ranch.com
If you love the look of a stone privacy screen then this is the one for you, this would look great if you have a stone house. Source: wirthservices.com
Using lattice to create a screen around your outside air conditioner works well, since the holes prevent the hot air blowing out of the unit from becoming trapped. Source: smartgirlsdiy.com
Hinged Lid Enclosure
This is designed for a pool pump but i think it would work great to cover an ac unit, you just have to make it the correct size to suit your needs. Source: peterwalkerfurnitureblog.wordpress.com
If you prefer a more modern look then this project may be for you this is also good because the wood slats are threaded with a steel rod at the corners creating a hinge – allowing it to fold up when you have to store it in the winter. Source: house-pet.blogspot.co.uk
Cedar is a great looking timber and looks great out doors when it has aged , which makes it the perfect candidate for covering up your AC unit. Source: uglyducklinghouse.com
The oversized obelisk serves to conceal the air conditioning unit as well as provide storage for additional gardening tools. Source: houzz.co.uk
I think this screen makes a great backdrop for any area ~ it can chage all year round with a nice coat of paint depending on what your mood is like, it’s more attractive then what’s hiding behind it. Source: hometalk.com
This is a great way to have all year round fence that looks green all year round, Source: amazon.com
Bird House Picket Fence
Great way to hide an ugly air conditioner! Source: pinterest.com
If you love to have plants in your garden then just find some plants that are tall enough to hide your ac unit, or ones that will grow tall fast from a seed. Source: spiralsandspatulas.com
As we all know I love pallets as i have done a few articles on them before look here to see. You can easily convert a pallet into a colorful, rustic fence to cover your ac unit. Source: camelotartcreations.blogspot.co.uk
It’s one of those projects that you think about forever and once it’s done you say to yourself, ‘Why did it take me so long to do this?, With this one as there are no ventilation holes make sure to keep the recommended distance from your ac unit you should find this information inside your Ac information pack. Source: designdininganddiapers.com
Bamboo is a great product that does not break the bank, it also look great in most garden. Source: houzz.co.uk