Basic Baseboard Heater Cover

Basic Baseboard Heater Cover

A Truly Modern Look

While some describe it as “techy”, the ultra clean lines of the Basic product line are a refreshing alternative to the 1950’s style that has dominated this industry. On this product we use a slightly thinner gauge of galvanized sheet steel, but fear not, the hemmed bottom edge of the panel and top two brake forms still maintain a very rigid profile even on the long 6′ lengths.

Baseboarders® Basic is the ideal choice for a pairing with contemporary decor styles. It’s quite simply an unbeatable value for your renovation dollars.

  1. Clip to capture the hemmed bottom edge of the panel.
  2. Embossed logo for authenticity.
  3. Endcaps are fabricated in 22 gauge galvanized sheet steel.
  4. Panels are fabricated in 24 gauge galvanized sheet steel.
  5. Holes are 1/8" in diameter to allow proper airflow.

Guides & Resources

Use the guides & resources below to help verify your existing baseboard heaters will fit the one-size-fits- most baseboard heater cover replacements

Custom cuts are available at no charge. Just indicate which panels to cut down to what length in the notes section in the cart.
Watch video for tips on DIY panel cutting. We recommend hand shears that are capable of 22 gauge galvanized steel to cut the panels.

Select Panel Lengths & Accessories

  • 4' Basic Baseboard Heater Cover
    $70.20 each
    SKU BC001-48-WHT

    4′ Length panel. When combined with a pair of Baseboarders® Basic endcaps, the panel can span between 48″ and 51.5″.

  • 5' Basic Baseboard Heater Cover
    $87.75 each
    SKU BC001-60-WHT

    5′ Length panel. When combined with a pair of Baseboarders® Basic endcaps, the panel can span between 60″ and 63.5″.

  • 6' Basic Baseboard Heater Cover
    $105.30 each
    SKU BC001-72-WHT

    6′ Length panel. When combined with a pair of Baseboarders® Basic endcaps, the panel can span between 72″ and 75.5″.

  • 3' Basic Baseboard Heater Cover
    $52.65 each
    SKU BC001-36-WHT

    3′ Length panel. When combined with a pair of Baseboarders® Basic endcaps, the panel can span between 36″ and 39.5″.

  • Wall Bracket (screw included)
    $2.95 each
    SKU WB001-WHT

    Typically used when the original back plate has been removed, when the original back plate is less than 7.25″ in height or in new construction environments. This wall bracket will mount ALL Baseboarders panels.

  • Basic Coupler
    $13.45 each
    SKU CP004-WHT

    Overlaps two panels that are butted up together in a long heater length situation. Basic accessories will only fit Basic panels.

  • Basic Closed Endcap - Right Side
    $16.25 each
    SKU EC004-RT-WHT

    Used when the copper pipe bends down into the floor or the wall behind the heater. The right side is defined as YOUR right when facing the heater. Basic accessories will only fit Basic panels.

  • Basic Closed Endcap - Left Side
    $16.25 each
    SKU EC004-LF-WHT

    Used when the copper pipe bends down into the floor or the wall behind the heater. The left side is defined as YOUR left when facing the heater.Basic accessories will only fit Basic panels.

  • Basic Inside 90 Degree Corner
    $17.55 each
    SKU IC004-WHT

    Used when two heaters meet at an INSIDE (heaters point away from you) 90 degree angle. Basic accessories will only fit Basic panels.

  • Need a longer length..No problem

    Just enter the inches you’re looking for and we’ll recommend the combination of sizes you’ll need. Don’t forget the couplers.

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Questions & Answers

Q: Can Baseboarders™ panels be custom cut?

A: Yes, panels can be custom cut at the factory or you can cut them onsite using this tutorial.

Q: How can I get a 2' panel in Basic? 

A: Purchase a 36" Basic panel and request to have it custom cut to 24" or you may cut the panel onsite using the steps in the following video link

Q: How thick is the metal used on the panels and endcaps?  

A: Basic panels are 24 gauge steel and Basic endcaps are 22 gauge steel.

Q: How can I use Basic panels for an application that is longer than 6 feet? 

A: Use two Basic panels side by side and place a Basic coupler (CP004) over the area where the panels meet.  Example:  For an 8 foot application, use (2) 4' panels and a coupler.

Q: Can I use Premium accessories on a Basic panel?

A: Premium accessories will only fit Premium panels due to the differences in design.  Basic accessories are the only option for Basic panels.

Q: How do I measure for panels that meet in a 90-degree corner?

A: Remove endcap and measure side 1 from pipe to corner (wall).  Then subtract 3'' for depth of the adjacent cover. Repeat with side 2.  This will allow space for the panels to meet in the corner piece.

Q: Since the Basic line doesn't offer open endcaps and zero clearance endcaps, what can I use when these are needed for my application? 

A: A Basic coupler (CP004) often can be used to function as a substitute for these accessories when using Basic panels.

Q: What if my back plate height is shorter than the Basic panel or endcaps height?

A: You will need to use Baseboarders™ wall brackets (WB001) to raise the application up enough to accommodate the height of the endcap (7-1/2").  Height of the wall bracket is 1-1/4".

Q: What if I no longer have the back plate for my baseboard heater?

A: You will need to use Baseboarders™ wall brackets (WB001) to secure the lip of the panel.  Panels 5' or less will need 2 brackets.  6' and 7' panels will need 3 brackets.

Q: How many wall brackets are needed for each panel?

A: Panels 5' or less will need 2 WB001 wall brackets.  6' and 7' panels will need 3 WB001 wall brackets.

Q: Can Baseboarders™ panels be used on electric baseboard heaters?

A: Baseboarders™ product lines are designed for hydronic baseboard heaters, but will work for electric baseboard heaters as well.  

Q: Can Baseboarders™ panels and accessories be painted? 

A: Yes, you can use the latex or enamel paint of your choice with a roller or spray can. 

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