5 Genius Ways to Hide Your Ugly Radiator

Summer months are probably the time we loathe the radiators in our home the most.It’s hot out and the space they take up just seems useless. Today I’m bringing you 5 Genius ways to hide that old unsightly radiator. All of these methods still allow for functionality while minimizing (or celebrating!) their appearance.  Let’s take a look.

#1 Build Around it - By completely building around the radiator, you eliminate the appearance of a big funky box in the space.

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#2 Integrate it - Sometimes simply integrating into custom built-in shelving is all you need.

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#3 Minimize it- Radiators can do a vanishing act with the right piece of furniture to disguise it.

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#4 Celebrate it - Sometimes the easiest thing to do is to just celebrate it!

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#5 Top it - This budget friendly version also adds functionality by providing a new surface perfect for styling with decorative objects.

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#5 Paint it - Seems obvious but many clients don’t know that a radiator can be painted. Here are some incredibly unique paint jobs I adore.

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