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Safe To Paint A Radiator?

Safe To Paint A Radiator?

After seeing this post over at Apartment Therapy, I got to wondering….how safe is it to paint those out-dated heaters? I doubt this guy decorated his apartment around his brick red radiator, but painting heating equipment sounds, well, dangerous to me. After a bit of researching, the best response I […]

Replacing a Radiator Air Valve

Replacing a Radiator Air Valve

Jeanne of House in Progress goes through the steps of replacing the radiator air valve from her bathroom radiator. She reminds us to turn off the furnace and make sure your radiator has completely cooled before removing the valve. You may also want to “bleed” your radiator after replacing the […]

Radiator Reuse: Food & Drink Warmer

Radiator Reuse: Food & Drink Warmer

This ingenious ceramic food & drink warmer makes use of your radiator heat and may save just a bit on your electric bill.

Sandblast, Prime, and Paint Your Radiator

Sandblast, Prime, and Paint Your Radiator

You can cover your radiator but we like homeowners who choose to sandblast, prime, and paint their classic heaters, even if it does require a hoist to get the beast back up to the second floor.