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10 Vent Covers Inspired by Famous Books

     Truly wonderful books have a habit of growing and changing years after they’ve been written, worming themselves into places you might not expect — our decisions, our aesthetic and cultural sense, and even, with the right kind of care, our physical world. Case in point: Orhan Pamuk’s Museum of Innocence, which opened in Istanbul […]

Go for the bronze

Bronze is the new gold. With the winter Olympics in full swing, we have one thing on our minds: winning! *And we don’t mean that in the ironic Charlie Sheen way, more so in the Jamie Anderson, Kelly Clark kind of way.  So while the rest of the world is fighting for the gold we’ve decided […]

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10 Vent Covers Inspired by Your Favorite Books

Truly wonderful books have a habit of worming themselves into places you might not expect — our decisions, our aesthetic and cultural sense, and even, with the right kind of care, our physical world. Regardless of which books you cherished, there’s no doubt you’ll remember her in their signature theme and style and how they […]

Decorating with Wine: Wine Decor, Decorations and Furnishing Inspired by Wine

Wine Inspired Home Decor by ventandcover featuring Grapevine Vent Cover Whether you’re a wine connoisseur or a sporadic sipper, why not discover a wine-inspired decor palette by including  full-bodied colors and an oak barrel aged old world mystique that will bring  warmth and luxury to any home. Grab a glass of merlot and try some of […]

Can you paint rusty baseboard heaters?

Here’s the situation: your baseboard covers are old and rusted and you don’t really want to spend the big $$ to get a whole new unit installed, or perhaps maybe you want to try a new color to match your perfect shade of cerulean blue walls or that woven kilim rug you bought from that […]

Happy Holidays from Vent and Cover

From all of us at Vent & Cover we wish you a healthy and joyous holiday season and a prosperous New Year!

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What is the Chimney Effect (Stack Effect)?

Thinking of covering up your ugly baseboard heaters with drapes or hiding them behind a couch or bookshelf? You might want to reconsider. The stack effect (also called chimney effect) involves airflow into and out of a building caused by incoming and outgoing air temperature differences. This involves a natural convection which operates on a key […]