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.