Magic Screen Hides Air Conditioning Unit

Now you see it, now you don’t! This magic screen is a simple addition to temporarily or seasonally hide that clunky air conditioning unit without permanently blocking access to the units. Having a graduation party or wedding in the backyard? Use this trick to add architectural interest to your garden while simultaneously covering those ugly electrical boxes.

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The design is simple, mirrors line the wood screen to create the illusion that the screen is transparent. Even if your guests detect the mirrors, the conversation starter is still more appealing than the look of those industrial gray boxes.

Hide air conditioning unit with wall

Looking for a more permanent solution? Keep in mind, an air conditioning technician might need to access the unit one day, so don’t wall them out completely. You could opt for an attractive wall with access door to permanently hide the units without cutting off access completely.

For more tips, tricks, and landscaping ideas – this is the Dayton Landscaping Blog written by Woodbourne Landscape Architects