Communication systems, plumbing, heating and ventilation, while remaining visible, in rare cases can fit into the overall interior of a dwelling. Therefore, during repairs, it is often necessary to find out how to make pipes, batteries, taps less visible, and that they perform their functions.
There are many options for hiding a radiator. You can, of course, purchase designer radiators, custom-made and suitable for a particular style. But the main disadvantage of such a heater is a very high price.
It is inconvenient to sew up batteries with drywall, for example, because in case of an accident or a routine inspection you will have to perform a complex disassembly.
Making a drywall screen
In this article, several options have been suggested for helping inexpensively and beautifully arrange a heating radiator in any room.
However, while decorating, you should not forget about the direct purpose of the heating system, which first of all should warm up the dwelling, and not only attract attention with its original and stylish design. Therefore, when considering how to hide a battery in a room, there are several important aspects to consider:
The battery must be accessible
Most A popular way to decorate batteries is a hinged screen or grille. Such constructions are usually made of metal and have several advantages:
When choosing a hinged structure, you should know that they There are two types: for one-sided and two-sided pipe liner. Mounted screens can be made independently.
Modern interior styles require more original solutions when masking the heating system. For example, you can try to install glass screens made of thick refractory glass. They are often decorated with photo printing, stained glass patterns and images. Screens from glass in design workshops are on sale and cost expensive. Elegant designs are very easy to install. They are mounted on special screw holders, equipped with elastic pads that protect the glass surface. To fix the screen, you need to drill a few holes in the wall.
The variety of screens is very large. The advantage of the design is their originality, ease of installation and ease of operation. They choose screens in accordance with the size of radiators, and their appearance depends only on the owner’s imagination and his financial capabilities.
Such a screen can be made independently
Wooden frames With which, for example, the battery under the window is closed, it looks great in any interior. Especially harmoniously they look in the room, furnished with wooden furniture. The advantages of wooden decorations are that they can be used as racks for household utensils or souvenirs, as stands, tables, low structures are used as benches. An additional use of the frame depends on its height and the area of the horizontal surface. The appearance of such a decoration is completely dependent on the owner's imagination and the level of his skill.
The work algorithm consists in performing the following actions:
For those who do not like to follow the standards, experts offer a number of original solutions. For example, you can close the battery frame from the picture or install blinds. You can build a kind of fireplace from the drywall or screen. Consider several options.
The screen can be harmoniously combined with the interior
First you need choose the most effective way of plating, hiding as much as possible all the pipes and taps, suitable for the style of the interior of the room and having a neat appearance. In order for the construction to last for a long time, the following points should be taken into account:
The scheme of the plasterboard screen
All work is carried out according to the sketch, and best of all, the exact scheme of the future structure: frame, box or screen.
We advise you to familiarize yourself with:
See how the finished screen for the battery is assembled:
A cozy sofa above the battery
Frosted glass screensFolding screen
Homemade fabric screen
The screen grid
Looks great wooden screens
Convection holes must be provided
Metal screens on radiators
Screen as an element of decor
White open screen