That water tank which is lurking on your property may be necessary, but that does not stop it looking ugly. If you are tired of having to look at the same ugly object every time you venture outside, you may want to do something about the problem.
The good news is that there are several ways you can go about hiding a water tank. This stops it annoying you, and creates a better look, for when people visit your home. The methods we are going to look at in this article are affordable; even if you do not have a large budget.
Why bother with hiding?
We know this might sound a little strange, given that we are looking at ways of removing a water tank from view. But, distraction is often a good alternative to hiding. This is not so much about removing the water tank from view; it’s more about helping people to forget that it’s there.
You may want to think about creating a decking area on your property. This focuses people’s attention on that area and keeps them from looking at the water tank that is located in a different area. The good thing about not hiding the water tank is that it remains easily accessible.
Creating a structure to hide the water tank
- Building a structure to house your water tank does not need to be expensive, and it’s a good way of keeping the tank hidden from view. If you are going to do this, there are some things that you need to think about.
- You need to have access to the tank so this needs to be taken into account when designing the structure.
- You need to know if there are any utility pipes present, where you are going to dig into the ground. In order to make sure this is the case, you should think about having utility locating carried out.
- Any structure you build needs to be able to withstand extremes of weather.
If you take all of these points into account, you should be able to create a suitable structure.
Using nature to hide a water tank
If you love planting out bushes and shrubs in your outside space, why not use this as a means of hiding your water tank. Of course, you may have to wait for the bushes and shrubs you plant to grow, before they effectively hide your water tank, but the cover will look completely natural when it’s complete. You need to choose what you plant wisely. You do not want the growth to be too intense as you need to be able to access the tank easily.
An ugly water tank is not something that you particularly want to have on your property, but it’s a necessity. As you can see, there are ways of dealing with the issue. Hopefully, you have found our advice useful, and you can use it to help you deal with the problem of an unsightly water tank.