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Basic Baseboard Heater Cover

$17.55/linear foot

8 reviews | 12 questions

The Basic Series is our most cost effective option for those looking to keep project costs down. It is available in most common panel lengths, however has limited installation and accessory options. Baseboarders™ Basic provides a clean, minimalistic aesthetic at our lowest price.

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Panel Dimensions

3', 4', 5', 6' standard panel lengths x 6.75" H x 3" D


Semi-gloss white powder coat - Suitable for painting

Primary Accessories

Closed Endcaps, Inside Corners & Couplers


Intended for Hydronic (hot water type) baseboard heaters. Use caution when using with electric baseboard heaters* as they operate at higher surface temperatures

*When using electrical appliances, basic precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and injury to persons.



FREE Custom Cuts Available

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.

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Worth it!


I replaced the rusted out old Slant-fins in my laundry room and bathroom with these and it was worth every penny. The Slant-fins were a bit less expensive, but it would have taken me much longer to replace only to have them rust again eventually. I work from home and any time I can save doing house repairs can be devoted to my business which is a much higher return for my time invested. I am also a stay-at-home mom, so like doing repair projects myself when I can because then I know it's done right. These installed in minutes and look great. Easy to trim to size with a hacksaw (to help cut thru the hem) and tin snips and finish edge with a metal file. No issues with shipping or anything. Planning to buy more as others around the house need replacing.

Very easy to install…


Very easy to install and it took approximately five minutes. A huge improvement from the previous dented and rusted cover.

I bought this to replace the baseboard cover in the front hall, which was falling apart.


I bought this to replace the baseboard cover in the front hall, which was falling apart. It was very easy to install, even with the heat on (the temps were close to zero, so I didn't want to turn the heat off). They look a lot better than the old baseboards, and without the big slot the baseboards are essentially toddler-proof. The baseboard covers in my kids' room is also falling apart (again, toddlers). I plan to replace it with this.

Excellent quality, durable finish and thick metal.


Excellent quality, durable finish and thick metal. Install was almost too simple. Ensure you clean your fin tube and surrounding area while the old cover is off to ensure you have efficient heat.

Super easy to put on. Looks great…


Super easy to put on. Looks great. Way better than the standard dated ones your probably trying to replace if you’re reading this. You don’t need to be handy to put on. No tools required. A child can do it without instructions.



Amazing. These covers are astoundingly easy to install and are beautiful. A real addition to rooms. Great job!

Look great & were easy to install


I just wanted to take a moment and let you know how VERY pleased I am with my baseboard heater covers, delivery time and customer service! Thank you very much – they look great & were as easy to install as the YouTube video showed!

I would highly recommend them


I recently did a renovation on my home. Of all of the products I researched and watched tutorials for Baseboarders heater covers were the only product that was as easy to use and install as the video made it appear. I would highly recommend them to anyone who wants a clean and modern look for their home baseboard heating.

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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 these steps.

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.