Conceal the Air-Conditioner You can’t get rid of bulky and unsightly air conditioning units and utility meters, but you can hide them. Keep these out of view with short sections of fencing or evergreen shrubs @ Home Decor Ideas
Great idea for a back yard: Use solar lights on the fence. Take a and cut them into squares to fit the existing fence posts. Using galvanized screws - not nails - to screw a "L" bracket to the underneath base. Then on top, screw on the stake.
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