How to cover a pool filter?

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We have a huge pool filter in our back yard. It is a necessary eyesore. How do I screen it yet retain ready access to clean the filter and pump basket? Anyone has some good ideas?

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  • Kathy Gunter Law Kathy Gunter Law on Oct 29, 2018

    Depending on your decor you can build around it with pallets, use lattice & leave plain or add faux ivy, louvered shutters, use fencing to build around. This a/c cover up project might help:

    https://www.hometalk.com/1638200/no-money-diy-air-conditioner-screen

  • Mia Lugar Mia Lugar on Oct 29, 2018

    Can you put a nice bucket with a lid (but the bottom cut out) over it? you could spray paint the bucket.Possibly an overturned lattice looking plastic laundry basket that would have a couple metal stakes holding it in place. Don't know the size of pool filter.

    • Nic Nic on Oct 29, 2018

      I don't think they make buckets or baskets that big. It truly is huge. Thanks for your thoughts anyhow.

  • Tinyshoes Tinyshoes on Oct 29, 2018

    I was thinking about those faux rock to cover.

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    • Nic Nic on Oct 30, 2018

      Thank you for thinking with me!

  • Mia Lugar Mia Lugar on Oct 29, 2018

    How about a barbeque grill cover? They have one on Groupon now for $20., but it may be too big. You could cut it down and glue back the one side? It would look like you just had a grill near the pool!

  • Nic Nic on Oct 29, 2018

    That's a thought.

  • Debbie OBryan Debbie OBryan on Oct 30, 2018

    Why not make it disguised inder an attractive box or in a nice small shed.

    • Nic Nic on Oct 30, 2018

      I never thought of the shed option. I'm getting some great ideas!

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