Drywall & Baseboard Heater

Old 09-12-14, 06:31 PM
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Drywall & Baseboard Heater

I'm replacing my solid wood panelling with drywall. I'm running into an issue where the drywall meets the top of the baseboard heater. With the thickness of the drywall, the drywall rests on the heater top instead of going behind it like I assume it should. This leaves an exposed unfinished side of the drywall.

Is there a cap, trim or caulking that I should use? Any thoughts would be helpful.

The photo below shows how far the drywall would stick out over the top of the heater.

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Old 09-12-14, 07:47 PM
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I would make sure that I use the factory edge on top of the heater. You can add molding anyway, if you feel it looks better.
Old 09-12-14, 09:49 PM
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If the baseboard had been properly installed with screws instead of nails you could have loosened it up slightly to get the rock to slide in.

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