Instantly hide an unattractive central heating essential with a modern radiator cover, because let's be honest electric radiators are rarely beautiful pieces of contemporary design. Nor do they have the charm of traditional cast-iron radiators. However, when disguised with clever modern radiator covers and smart cabinets, this essential feature of the modern home (no-one wants to lose their central heating!) can blend in with the rest of your decorating scheme. Radiator covers can, in fact, be extremely practical: they hide intrusive, unsightly radiators, protect children from burning themselves, and some even provide extra storage in the form of an above-radiator shelf. No longer associated solely with traditional decor, these days there are a number of contemporary designer radiator covers, contemporary cabinets and stylish radiator grills that suit many up-to-date schemes from minimalist to retro modern. Not convinced? Just take a look at our selection of modern radiator covers.
Adam Black Glass Radiator Cover
Turn drab radiators into a modern feature with this stylish Adam glass radiator cover. Made of sleek black tempered glass, this cover slots effortlessly over your radiator to turn a functional feature into something truly eye-catching. It is perfect for revitalizing any room without having to splash out on decorating.
GEO High Gloss Radiator Cover
Create an ultra contemporary look in your room with an impressive radiator with cut-out design. This design resembles an abstract woodland scene and will add unique interest to modern minimal schemes. MDF coated in PVC foil.
GEO High Gloss Radiator Cover, £183, 3Dmodular.
Rad Wraps Skulls Radiator Cover
Give your radiator a Gothic feel with this Rad Wraps skulls radiator cover. Its innovative design will allow heat to travel through the cover ensuring you don't lose any energy and it's easy to install as the entire cover is magnetic. The cover is long lasting and won't fade or degrade so you can enjoy it until you decide to re-design your room. Please note this cover is not compatible with aluminium or non-metal radiators as well as radiators with a low front surface area.
Rad Wraps Skulls Radiator Cover, £50, Worldstores.
New Suffolk Radiator Cover
This petite radiator cover is the perfect fit for smaller rooms and radiators. The fresh painted white wood and clean lined design make an amicable addititon to modern coastal schemes. Painted MDF.
PelayoMobles Wooden Radiator Cover
Smart, sleek and minimal this wooden radiator will add warmth and interest to modern schemes.
Art Radiators White Radiator Cover
The perfect radiator for fans of Minimalism. This simple, smooth radiator cover is easily attached by magnets and turns an unsightly radiator into a clean and understated style statement. Powder-coated mild steel.
CASA Moroccan Radiator Covers and Console Tables
This modern Moroccan-style radiator manages to be both contemporary and classic and will fill any living space with eastern promise. The intricate pattern is laser cut out of premium zinc metal and finished with white satin specialised paint.
CASA Moroccan Radiator Covers and Console Tables, £429, Modern Radiator Covers.
White YOYO Radiator Cover
Get a retro look with this eyelet design white radiator cover. The soft curved edging and funky geometric design will turn your drab radiator into something special. Available in a range of sizes.
White YOYO Radiator Cover, £369, Modern Radiator Covers.
Medium Black Burford Radiator Cover
Transform the look of your radiator with this easy to assemble radiator cover. The grid panel pattern allows heat to transfer from your radiator in to the living space thus still allowing the room to warm up. The black finish allows you to transform your living space in an instant.
Virginia Radiator Cabinet
Give your room a warm look with a modern radiator cover made of classic oak. Strong lines and a slatted front keep the radiator hidden without compromising on heat.
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Rachel Homer has been in the interiors publishing industry for over 15 years. Starting as a Style Assistant on Inspirations Magazine, she has since worked for some of the UK’s leading interiors magazines and websites. After starting a family, she moved from being a content editor at Idealhome.co.uk to be a digital freelancer and hasn’t looked back.
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