Measure Baseboard Covers

Tips for Measuring Baseboard Heater Covers:


Our baseboard covers are designed to yield an incredible amount of flexibility when it comes to length measurements. With end caps that can slide back and forth once snapped on, there is a full 3" of play from two end caps on the end-to-end measurement on a typical straight heater. Here are a few quick tips that will ensure measuring the length of your baseboard heater cover is quick and easy:

  • Always round down the actual measurement to a whole number (example: 72-3/4" measured, order a standard 6' panel)
  • Pay close attention to the photo above that show where to locate the zero mark on your tape measure.
  • Baseboard heaters longer than 7' will require the use of multiple panels and couplers to join the ends together seamlessly.

As illustrated above, standard straight lengths are measured from end to end using the original baseboard heater cover back plate. If a straight section is missing the back plate, measure from one extreme end of desired coverage to the other extreme end of coverage. Subtract 1". This is the ideal panel length.

*For tips on measuring L-Shaped and C-Shaped corner heating units, click here


*For our retrofit guide to measuring your baseboard radiator heater to insure proper fit, click here