Tips on Changing Baseboard Heater Covers

Tips on Changing Baseboard Heater Covers

Baseboard heater covers are made to last for quite a long time with minimal maintenance, but you may still want to change up your heater’s look or improve its efficiency. Fortunately, baseboard heater covers are easy to replace and change. However, there are a few things to keep in mind when you’re undertaking this project. Here are a few helpful tips for changing baseboard heater covers.

Choose the Correct Size

Double-check your current cover’s dimensions before purchasing a new cover. Your new cover’s dimensions should match those of the original cover as closely as possible. If necessary, you can trim down your new cover to fit.

Make Sure the Heater Is Clean

To make the most out of changing your cover, it’s crucial that you also take the time to clean your heater’s fins. This will ensure that it’s still in good condition and that it doesn’t need any repairs. Cleaning your heater will also make it easier to install your new cover and help it run more efficiently in the future.

Always Remove the Endcaps First

This makes it easier for you to remove the rest of your old cover, and also allows you to systematically check the rest of the heater as you go. This will provide additional opportunities to perform routine maintenance and keep your heating system running smoothly.

Ensure That the Cover Snaps into Place

Even if you think you’ve installed your new cover correctly, take a minute to check that the cover and end caps are snapped snugly into place. If they are, then everything is aligned properly, and the heat can properly flow through the perforations on your cover.

Changing your baseboard heater cover doesn’t have to be a confusing process. That’s why, at EZ Snap Covers, we strive to provide you with the best replacement baseboard heater covers as well as all the knowledge to properly install them

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Measure Your Baseboard Heaters

How to measure baseboard heaters:

Step 1

Always measure left to right, and twice for accuracy

Step 2 

Always measure left to right, and twice for accuracy

Step 3


Based on how your heater is configured,

choose an option below to expand and view

specific hot water baseboard heater measurement templates.

[+] Option 1: Straight Heater Configuration
[+] Option 2: L-Shape and U-Shape Configuration
[+] Option 3: 45 Degrees, Z-Shape Configuration


Now that you’ve learned how to measure baseboard heaters,

you’re ready to order.

Quickly review our prices listed below.

Standard Size Tall Size
Covers by the foot $21.95 $27.50
Endcaps, Corners & Solid Couplers $22.95 $28.75
Mesh Couplers $16.95 $21.95
90 Outside Corner $35.95 $44.95
Universal Size
Wall Widgets $3.50
Floor Widgets $4.50
Wall Contraptions $8.50