HOW TO HIDE A KITCHEN GAS BOILER (part 1)
The interior of a modern house requires compliance with the principle of harmony, which is why many people install a boiler in the basement, make a small extension to the house, or use part of a room for a boiler room. And what about in this case, apartment owners who have to purchase and install a boiler? Where can I find a place for him so that he does not spoil the appearance of the room in which he will be installed? Since heating devices are floor and wall mounted, we will tell you how to hide a gas boiler in the kitchen, taking into account not only its features, but also the interior of the room.
ABOUT THIS IT IS NECESSARY TO FIND OUT FIRST
It is understandable that each person’s desire to make the boiler practically invisible, and many succeed. But it is important to know the rules according to which you can act, otherwise after checking the relevant authorities you will have to redo everything. Let us dwell in more detail on the main points.
The boiler must not be installed in rooms not equipped with a ventilation system.
If the boiler is turbocharged, it can be placed in a blank cabinet, with a distance of 3 cm from the walls.
For an open type boiler, it is necessary that the cabinet be without bottom and top, and the door is latticed.
Between the side walls of the boiler and the cabinet there must be a distance of at least 3 cm. From the top – 35 cm. From the bottom – 25 cm of free space.
Although the walls of the boiler do not heat up much, they often require that the walls of the furniture be lined with non-combustible materials.
It is better to first install and adjust the boiler, and then sew it up.
Under the boiler there should be no electrical appliances (refrigerator, washing machine or dishwasher), since when the UCS is triggered, these devices will get water.
After weighing the pros and cons, you can reflect on options for a possible disguise of the boiler.
POSSIBLE MASKING OPTIONS
In order to hide the boiler, it is not always necessary to sheat it. The right approach will help to hide the boiler from the eyes, disguising it, because it does not at all look like its predecessors. Consider several ways.
So, given the features of the kitchen, you can:
make furniture to order, taking into account the installed boiler;
take advantage of the available features of the kitchen when placing the boiler;
integrate into the kitchen;
mask the boiler with decorative elements or select it in such a way that it becomes part of the interior design.
Soberly assess the atmosphere of your kitchen, choose the appropriate option.
If the kitchen is under repair, then it is quite possible to order furniture, the dimensions and design of which will help to hide the boiler from the eyes. The advantage of this method is that specialists will take everything into account in advance, and the unknowing person will only guess about the location of the boiler.
If the boiler has not yet been purchased, then you can choose a color that harmonizes with the furniture or order furniture to match the color of the heater cover.