One of the primary complaints about baseboard covers is the gap at the bottom of the cover. If baseboard covers were necessary for efficient heat, the thinking was why make them even more noticeable with a gap? Even today we’ve been asked by customers if they can install their cover to have no gap at the bottom.
For 70 years, hydronic baseboard heat has been an efficient choice for heating homes in northern climates. Unfortunately, for most of hydronic’s history the baseboard heater cover design has not been in sync with thermodynamics.