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Hide a radiator: 10 ideas to adopt to get there!

Hide a radiator: 10 ideas to adopt to get there!

1. Hide a tone-on-tone radiator


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This is the simplest and cheapest idea for hide a radiator quickly : play on the optical effect by repainting it in tone on tone. You will not be told that the device becomes invisible, but it remains discreet. And the icing on the decor, a dark-colored radiator on a dark wall also has its small design effect.

2. A row to hide a radiator


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With DIY knowledge or a good carpenter, we can make a wooden row simple and design to hide a radiator while providing support. Openwork panels in front, a long and shallow tray above, this is an ultra-decorative tip under a window to accommodate green plants and storage compartments!

3. Hide a radiator in a cabinet


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To hide a radiator, all you need is a piece of furniture! First option, we make or have a custom furniture adapted to the dimensions of the heater. Second option, we recycle a vintage piece of furniture or chiné buffet type piece of furniture, by removing the bottom and the shelves, then replacing the doors with a mesh or openwork woodwork that lets the heat through. it remains only to fix it to the wall!

4. Wrought iron to hide a radiator


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For wrought iron enthusiasts, hiding a radiator under a sculpture with delicate arabesques always has an effect. A real strong piece with an arty look that dresses the heating while letting the heat pass, provided you provide ventilation on the top ... and find a good ironworker to make the custom radiator cover !

5. Hide a radiator in a partition


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Yes, it is possible to hide a radiator in the wall, if the partition is well designed, the type of radiator is suitable and a grid allows the heat to diffuse. To avoid energy losses, we ideally call on a heating engineer capable of optimizing the installation, and we choose a beautiful decorative grid in metal or wood!

6. Hide a radiator behind a curtain


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A low-cost tip for hiding a radiator ? Curtains. Be careful, all the same: thick curtains closed in front of a radiator can hinder the diffusion of heat, and old radiators which overheat should not be in contact with certain fabrics. So choose flammable fabrics and avoid closing them completely, but even open, the curtains framing a radiator already make it less visible!

7. A shelf to hide a radiator


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Another simple idea for hide a radiator by integrating it into the decor without preventing good heat distribution! A shelf attached above the heater optimizes the space while displaying vases, plants, lamps, trinkets or candles. A real decoration bonus, all the more under a window.

8. A custom wooden radiator cover


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And if we made a custom wooden cache for conceal a radiator looking too modern in a traditional decor? As long as the radiator cover has vents allowing the heat to filter in front and above, here again, you can let go of the design side ... or leave the cabinetmaker free rein. Raw or stained wood, diagonally or crosswise, we adapt the style to the decoration!

9. Hide a radiator with the right location


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Another idea for forget a radiator ? Place it on a portion of wall adapted to its shape. A tip that works particularly well with a radiator in length or in height, giving the impression of being designed for the portion of wall. And if the radiator in question is design and tone on tone, it is double bonus.

10. A grid and curtains to hide a radiator


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Why not combine the ideas? With a wall color radiator cover and curtains which conceal its ends, the radiator disappears completely, while diffusing the heat thanks to the grid with crosses. Once again, not all models are suitable for this, we still check before installing!