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Old 03-10-2019, 04:03 PM
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This is NOT about deed restrictions, but after seeing an article in the online news, I'm curious to hear others' opinions solely on the design aesthetics of a small decorative fence or enclosure around outside A/C units.

Do you think they look better than the mechanical units themselves being in plain sight, are they an eyesore, or do you not care one way or the other?

Again, they are not generally permitted and this is not intended to be that discussion.


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Old 03-10-2019, 04:08 PM
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To me, they look good.
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Old 03-10-2019, 05:03 PM
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I think those type of fences look out of place.....no starting or ending lines, just to block a view. If they were incorporated into a design that complimented the landscaping or the house it might be more appealing but putting a fence for the sake of of a fence is annoying.
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Old 03-10-2019, 05:20 PM
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Old 03-10-2019, 05:34 PM
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I think they look a whole lot better, than just a lone A/C unit...sitting on a slab of concrete.
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Old 03-10-2019, 05:46 PM
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I think a small fence looks much better than an air unit. Neighbors behind us have one around their pool equipment, with a flowering vine on it. Looks very nice!
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Old 03-10-2019, 06:01 PM
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I very much prefer an architecturally and aesthetically pleasing fence or structure screening an A/C from view!
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Old 03-10-2019, 07:04 PM
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Neighbor put one in, blocks the AC, and all of the plumbing and controls for pool and solar heating, looks GREAT!
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Blocked mine from the rear view with landscaping; no windows in neighbors home on their side that faces my a/c unit so no landscaping there in case the unit ever has to be replaced.
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Old 03-10-2019, 07:36 PM
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I've never given them much thought but there are definitely nicer/more expensive versions vs the cheapie models. A permanent sort of half trellis that matches the color of the house might be nice.

Anyway, most houses here are close enough and the cement pads are set back far enough that you can't really see them unless you're looking straight on.

Once less concern with courtyard villa neighborhoods, I guess!

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