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 […]
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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 […]
This ingenious ceramic food & drink warmer makes use of your radiator heat and may save just a bit on your electric bill.
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.
You can hide them (here’s how), or you can embrace the unique features of the twisted iron and metal and make them work for you in more ways than one. Old House Journal explains two techniques that will beautify your radiator.