I posted a while back about this and I'm finally trying to replace the
cover on a small section of baseboard heat in our bathroom.
I have most of the old cover off with the exception of the backing
which I'm sure I can get out by pulling it to the side and cutting
The problem I am faced with is how to get the new cover on. This
piece is in a small bathroom and there is no way to come in from the
side which would have worked out very well. I don't think I can pull
the element away from the wall far enough to slip the new cover behind
it. The bottom of the covers are curled which is what makes this very
difficult. The only solution I can think of is to snip all the fins
from the rear of the pipe which would give plenty of clearance. My
guess is it would still do a pretty good job heating the room but I'm
If anyone has any ideas on how I might be able to get the new cover on
I'd appreciate any feedback. Maybe it's just time to call the plumber
and have the piping dismantled so we can install the new cover
Thanks in advance for any tips.