Home Improvement and DIY

How To Hide An Outdoor HVAC Unit

Welcome back everyone! Spring weather means that the outdoor gardening, landscaping and getting the deck ready for warmer weather is just getting under way for most of us. We have had such odd weather  for spring with snow all the way through the middle of April, followed by seventy degree days, but I think spring is finally here today! Hot summer days are not far off either, and soon we will all be cranking up the AC before we know it! *This post contains affiliate links.

13 Genius Ways to Hide an Ugly Outdoor AC Unitcountryliving

While keeping cool with indoor air conditioning is a modern luxury, the units themselves can be  eyesores outside around the house and in the landscape. Luckily there are some creative ways to hide a HVAC unit.


Hide your AC unit with this quick and easy DIY air conditioner screen built from lattice. It's non-permanent and easy to move for access, a great solution for renters or anyone who needs a quick camouflage job. Easy weekend project to improve your curb appeal and yard area. #easydeckstobuild


Probably one of the easiest and most inexpensive ways to hide an air conditioning unit is to build a simple lattice privacy screen.


Use this attractive lattice-work, 3-sided wood screen to hide your unsightly air conditioner with its tasteful design. Available in 3 wood finishes.



This is how you hide an ugly air conditioning unit.


You can also use a bit of vinyl fencing and posts to make an attractive HVAC unit cover.


From pallets to great cover up for the air conditioner unit! Bf made it all himself! Love Pinterest ideas!


This gorgeous screen is made from simple wood pallets!


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A taller privacy structure can be used for climbing trees and flowers if the ac unit is in  the center of a garden.


Air Conditioner Cover -

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A simple wooden box can be made to cover the air conditioning unit and has an organic, chic and tidy look.

As you can see it is relatively easy to hide the HVAC unit in order to keep your landscape looking beautiful. Of course there are various kinds of plants and small trees that you can use to hide the unit too. You can also plant ornamental grasses in large post to form a living privacy screen which will conceal the unit.

Use grasses in pots to hide garbage bins or air conditioner.


No matter how you much time you spend hiding the unit to beautify the exterior of your home, none of that will matter if it starts to go on the brink!  Check outEnergy Stars Heating & Cooling Co.  to have your unit serviced or to have a brand new unit installed.

The countdown to summer is on! How do you plan to stay cool this summer? Do you enjoy relaxing inside in the cool AC, or do you love outdoor summer activities?  I love hearing from you dear readers!

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