Remodeling a Bathroom and Refinishing and Restoring Baseboard Heating Element Covers

If you are considering remodeling your home’s bathroom then you should add refinishing baseboard heating element covers to the list of tasks to do. Rusty baseboard heating element covers are frequent occurrences in older bathrooms.

The installation of new toilets, tubs, sinks, vanities, and flooring are typically involved in a bathroom remodeling job, however sometimes the heating element is forgotten. If not refinished or replaced, the rusty baseboard heating element covers can look even more unsightly after the rest of the bathroom has been remodeled. Refinishing your Bathroom’s Baseboard Heating Element Covers can play a major role in restoring a new look to your bathroom.

If your home is a few years old and has hot water baseboard heating in it, chances are your bathroom baseboard heating element covers are rusted and in need of refinishing.

Bathrooms, as well as Kitchens, Laundry rooms and basements, are more likely to see rusty baseboard heating element covers due to the high moisture levels and condensation that typically occur in them.

There are several rust resistant baseboard heating element covers available on the market today, however it can be very expensive to replace your existing baseboard heating elements with these new products. The other alternative is to refinish and restore your existing baseboard heating element covers with a little sweat equity.

Refinishing or restoring baseboard heating elements is something simple enough for a DIY homeowner to do (with the right knowledge) and can save significant dollars. Installing new baseboard heating elements, on the other hand, typically involves the cost of an entire new heating element and a plumber.

Most hot water baseboard heating elements can be easily dissassembled by simply pulling away the front covers from the bracket assembly. The panels can then be cleaned, sanded and repainted to be restored to a like-new finish and appearance.

So if you’re thinking about remodeling your bathroom don’t forget to include your hot water baseboard heating element covers to the list of tasks to do.

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