Refinishing and Restoring Rusty Baseboard Heating Element Covers

Make Sure to Include Refinishing Those Rusty Baseboard Heating Element Covers as Part of Your Bathroom Remodeling Plans

By Mark J. Donovan

If you are considering remodeling your home’s bathroom then you should add refinishing baseboard heating element covers to the list of tasks. 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, the rusty baseboard heating element covers can be even more unsightly when the rest of the bathroom is 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 are more likely to see rusty baseboard heating element covers due to the high moisture levels and condensation that typically occur in them.

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

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