Why Choose Galvanized Steel Baseboard Heater Covers

Why Choose Galvanized Steel Baseboard Heater Covers

Standard baseboard heaters tend to rust, dent, chip, or discolor. If you’re sick of expensive and time-consuming repaints and maintenance, the addition of a cover can make all the difference. Covers are simple to install and make cleaning, repainting, and maintaining your heater a breeze.

How do you choose the right material, though? There are wood, aluminum, or even plastic covers on the market—but out of all the available materials, galvanized steel is undoubtedly the best. Here are some of the top reasons why you should choose galvanized steel baseboard heater covers over the rest.

Resistant To Rust

Galvanized steel is heavily resistant to rust. A coating of zinc forms a barrier against corrosion and shields the underlying steel from exposure to moisture.

How does it do this? Zinc combines with oxygen more readily than iron. This creates a layer of zinc oxide that prevents iron oxide—which is rust—from forming.

Zinc-coated galvanized steel can last upwards of five to seven decades without rusting.

Retains Heat

Steel conducts heat incredibly well, and the material retains generated heat longer than other materials. The warmth produced by heaters equipped with galvanized covers can linger in the air for several hours after you’ve shut off your heating system.

Because of this, galvanized steel covers are extremely economical. They’ll shave money off your heating bill while still allowing you to reap the benefits of hot air.


Galvanized steel is hard, scratch-resistant, and unlikely to sustain major dents, chips, or noticeable discoloration. Thanks to its built-in ability to resist rust and other aesthetic or function-damaging flaws, heater covers made from this material can last several decades, if not a lifetime.

Other materials, like wood and plastic, are inexpensive but far more likely to sustain damage and require frequent replacement. It’s worth spending the extra money on durable, long-lasting materials for your cover. Steel is low-maintenance and, in the long run, costs less.

A Sleek, Modern Appearance

Another reason to choose galvanized steel baseboard heater covers is for their appearance. They can give your heaters a stylish, modern finish.

Snap-on covers install directly over your current heaters. This means you can cover up your older, dated-looking, and dilapidated systems with little effort. Transform them into something that better suits your modernized appliances, furniture, and overall design—you’ll marvel at the difference!

EZ Snap Covers carries a range of modern, easy-to-install, and cheap baseboard heater covers. If you’re hoping to make the switch to a galvanized steel product, come and look through our inventory.


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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