04:32PM | 01/20/02
Member Since: 01/19/02
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I just moved into a great older house and I'm doing what I can to make it really say me. It started out with a floor furnace, the landlord then put in in-wall gas heaters, and finally moved to central heat and air. He never took out the old units though, just un-enabled them so I have a series of unsightly vents/heaters, etc. The floor furnace vent I covered with a new carpet but the heaters installed in the walls are another matter. Does anyone know where I could buy a heater cover that would make them look more attractive. I'm talking something likely made of fabric as I can't afford a $100 or up cover like the radiator covers sold at Shutter Shack. I'm talking I need a cheap solution. Quick would be good too since my first house guests arrive from Australia on Feb. 2. Thanks.


11:30PM | 01/20/02
Member Since: 11/16/01
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Dear Carol,
Ask your landlord to remove the wall heaters and repair the walls. If he balks, offer to split the expense 50/50. It's not expensive to accomplish.
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