How can I disguise an air conditioner electrical box on a patio wall?

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q how can i disguise an air conditioner electrical box on a patio wall
q how can i disguise an air conditioner electrical box on a patio wall
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  • Aryeh Aryeh on May 08, 2017
    Put a light-weight planter with grass on top (to make hair) and then draw a face on the front. (Kind of like those "grass head" things we had- where the grass grows and becomes hair. Or alond the lines of what rabbit did when Winnie the Pooh got stuck in the rabbit hole)
  • Liz Liz on May 08, 2017
    Build a small wooden box to fit it, attach and paint and decorate maybe with one of those flowers next to it...
  • Carol Carol on May 08, 2017
    First don't think of painting it. A friend of mine did and got in trouble. I would hange a wooden painted small box over it and train a flowering vine to go up and through. Make sure the power company can still access it.
  • Joyce Bell Joyce Bell on May 08, 2017
    same idea. Put a little plant pot/trough over it. then plant some colourful trailing flowers to cover it?
  • Glyn Glyn on May 08, 2017
    I was told the box should not be enclosed. This is from electrical people.
  • Bma22296405 Bma22296405 on May 08, 2017
    If you have additional fence boards, build an L-shape fence the same height as you existing fence and attach to exiting fence with L-brackets. It will hide the electical plug, mute the noise from your AC unit and still allow for airflow.
  • Pat Pat on May 08, 2017
    How about a wicker (loose weave) basket hung over the outlet? Or a small shelf just above the outlet with a hangy down plant.....ivy, sweet potato plant....etc.
  • Glyn Glyn on May 16, 2017
    Thanks
  • Michelle Leslie Michelle Leslie on Nov 12, 2020

    Hi Glyn, here's a few ideas you can try - https://hvac.ninja/articles/hide-outdoor-ac/

  • Michelle Leslie Michelle Leslie on Dec 09, 2020

    Hi Glyn, here are few ideas you can try to hide or camouflage that aircon - https://hvac.ninja/articles/hide-outdoor-ac/

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