Due to the rather harsh Russian climate, heating batteries have become one of the necessary things for residential real estate. They are usually located in highly visible places and can spoil the overall impression of the interior. Therefore, many are trying to hide the batteries in some way..
You can make a special curtain for the battery, preferably from a light fabric — for better heat transmission, or put some kind of furniture structure. However, decorative screens are most often used for this..
DECORATIVE SCREENS TO HIDE THE HEATING BATTERIES
These screens are made of plastic, metal or wood. The former are inexpensive, but if the temperature in the room is above normal, they can release toxic substances that are hazardous to human and domestic animal health..
Metal screens are inexpensive too. They are usually painted white, but if you wish, you can paint the factory products yourself — draw a pattern or even a whole picture with suitable paints, thereby transforming its surface and enlivening the room. Metal screens are durable, resistant to temperature extremes, and have high heat transfer rates. When buying a metal screen, you need to remember that they are divided into different types and types depending on the type of radiator for which they are intended..
Wooden screens are often made to order or complete with a set of furniture. They are distinguished by a high price, since high-quality and expensive wood without any defects is used for their production. Such screens must be protected from very high temperatures and high humidity — this can lead to their deformation..
In some cases, the batteries are mounted directly into the wall, but this is impractical from the point of view of accessibility, since certain difficulties will arise if repairs are necessary, in addition, this is fraught with significant loss of heat energy and damage to the wall covering..
If you do not want large radiators to take up the useful space of the room, pay attention to the underfloor heating systems..