How to sheathe the battery

How to sheathe the battery

Not always batteries, especially pig-iron, please look. If you do not love type of bare radiators, try to hide them under covering. It is possible to sheathe batteries in different ways, at the same time you will be able to pick up the screen so that it was combined with furniture, draperies, wall-paper and other elements of interior.

It is required to you

  • - bars;
  • - fixture;
  • - drill;
  • - fret saw;
  • - fabric;
  • - furniture stapler;
  • - tape measure;
  • - rails;
  • - grid.


1. Make covering framework of small bars. It has to be several centimeters longer and higher than radiators and at the same time reach floor. Fix bars among themselves by corners or screws, to wall you fix dowels.

2. If batteries are located under windowsill, use to they are increase the area of windowsill. Consider that at the same time convection of warm air will worsen a little that can lead to fogging of window therefore you should not close windows dense curtains.

3. All rails of which the framework consists to oshlifuyta by means of special nozzle on drill or manually, varnish or paint. The framework covered with mordant in color of furniture or floor will look very effectively.

4. Prepare the screen which will close heating radiator, by the framework sizes. Consider that it has to be removable in case batteries will begin to proceed. Besides, the screen has to pass freely warm air from the battery, otherwise in the house will become cold. You can make several removable options – more dense for the summer, and lattice – on heating season.

5. Begin production of the screen for radiator with rectangular frame, in the framework size. Under color of furniture or curtains cut out from dense or openwork fabric pryamouguolnik, frames are several centimeters wider and longer. Lay it face side down, from above arrange frame and by means of the furniture stapler fix fabric, you watch that it was tense evenly.

6. Try to make the screen of the bound strips of fabric or rails (previously soak rails in water several days that they became soft). Beat rails or strips at an angle 45 ⁰ and bind them among themselves that the beautiful drawing was formed.

7. After the frame is ready, fix it on framework by means of hinges or special latches.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team