Top ways to accessorise a radiator

Top ways to accessorise a radiator
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Radiators are a great example of a standard house feature that you love and hate. On one hand, they bring warmth to your home, keeping the cold and damp away. On the other, they’re not exactly the most attractive of installations. The good news, however, is that there are several options available by which you can spruce up the radiators in your house. Here are some of our top tips on how to accessorise your radiators.

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1 Paint your radiators

This may seem like an old-school solution, however, sometimes the classic solutions work best! Carefully choose your colour – we would recommend painting the radiator an accent colour to complement the existing room design, so it makes a statement. Once you’ve decided upon a colour, you’ll want to ensure you use the correct paint that won’t crack in the heat or fade over time.

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2 Invest in radiator covers

There are several types of covers on the market to choose from. The range is so vast, that there should be enough to cater to all types of style and budget. For example, you can get white wooden covers which just slot over the radiators, giving them a cleaner and more modern look. These are the simplest and the cheapest.

For those who are able and willing to splash out a little more, there are designer radiator covers which can bring a natural curved oak wood look to your radiator. These types of radiator covers are a little more expensive, but well worth it if you want to turn your radiator from a necessary fixture into a desirable piece of art!

Of course, if you’re fortunate enough to have a bit of money to play with when it comes to sprucing up your radiators, you could consider installing a new type of radiator entirely. Popular styles include vertical column radiators, such as the ones found at which come in all colours so you can choose which best suits your room. Make sure your room is appropriately laid out to accommodate this –

3 Transform your radiator

You can get added fixtures – similar to radiator covers but on the next level – which can transform your radiator into a multi-use product. Why not turn it into a shelf, or even a bench to make it a little different?

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