12 Incredible Ideas to Conceal An Unsightly Air Conditioning Unit

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Despite the fact that it is considered a luxury to have air conditioning in your home, the appearance and location of the units themselves are not something likeable. They are mentioned as eyesores by several homeowners who are eager to do anything to hide their hideous appearance. While we know how important it is to provide both indoor and outdoor air conditioners enough space to work appropriately, there are numerous ways to stop letting them ruin your interior design or curb appeal.

In case you are among these people who want to hide their unappealing AC unit, you might want to go through the ideas given below:

12. Shutters

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A set of wooden shutters would be impeccable to cover up the unpleasant outdoor unit if you are among the lovers of the shabby chic look.

11. Mosaic

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If you love mosaics, then this DIY idea is incredible for your backyard.

10. Plants

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In addition to helping you in hiding your hideous outdoor unit, tall plants also make your outdoor space greener and beautiful.

9. Stones

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Stones can also be utilized to build a wall around your unit as they come in a variety of shapes, textures, and colors. This is among the easy ideas to customize your project and give it some persona.

8. Pallet

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Well, you can also transform a pallet project into a colorful, rustic fence for your outdoor unit.

7. Slats

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The slat wall is for those who are looking for a more modern design.

6. Boards

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One of the most famous look these days is the barn board look which is capable of smarten up your curb appeal.

5. Cedar

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Cedar is also among well-known products to be used in landscaping, therefore, it is the best option for concealing your AC unit.

4. Lattice

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Lattice is considered to be a perfect product to cover up your outdoor unit due to its affordability and being easy to work with.

3. Decorative Wood Panels

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In case your air conditioner is situated inside your home instead of being outside, there are still several ways to make it look amazing without putting too much effort. For instance, this ingenious DIYer made a box around her AC unit and used a pair of laser cut panels she found at Michaels to put the accent on, thereby turning it into a fantastic accessory.

2. IKEA Bookcase

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In case you are a lover of IKEA hacks, then this is the right project for you. All you need to do is cut out the back panel of an IKEA Billy bookcase and use it to conceal your interior AC unit in the colder season when it is not being used.

1. Chalkboard

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Last but not the least, a chalkboard cover can also be used to hide the indoor unit of AC which can be used for keeping score during family game nights or to stay on top of important reminders on a daily basis.