Short Height Hot Water Baseboard Covers

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Old 03-23-14, 02:53 PM
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Short Height Hot Water Baseboard Covers

Is anyone familiar with a short height (less than 6 inches) hot water baseboard system or covers? I have an existing ~3 foot standalone baseboard section that I want to put a piece of furniture over. It's kind of a useless piece of baseboard and I could just remove it, but the easiest fix would be to just replace the baseboard cover with something low profile. The baseboard itself is a standard fin unit. The fins themselves are probably about 3 inches off of the floor surface and the existing cover system is about 8 inches tall by 2.5" deep. I could just put the furniture in front of it but it will look awkward sitting in front of it. If I get the baseboard cover to <6 inches the furniture legs will actually be higher than the baseboard.

I imagine I could just build some sort of custom cover if needed for this small section.

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Les
 
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Old 03-23-14, 04:05 PM
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Guitar Man,
I'm not sure exactly what you're trying to do but if you Google baseboard heater covers, it gives you some options.
Hope this helps.

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Thanks Spott. Short answer is I'm trying to change the height of my existing baseboard cover from 8" high to less than 6" high (preferably ~5"). I've Googled and didn't have much luck. Everything I've seen was >7" but I find it hard to believe that someone doesn't make a "short height" cover.
 
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