The way to spice up a room... is with a well chosen heat register!
You can check some of the different styles by clicking the links below.
Historic cast iron heat registers
Unity cast iron register collection
Turn of the century registers
Industrial Warehouse style
Historic Sunset Boulevard style
Mountain scene collection
Pacific style craftsman copper
solid cast bronze
Pickford style grilles
Black tie granite air vents
California Mission collection
geometric wood air vents
geometric flush mount
eggcrate style heat registers
Rickenbacker style registers
toe kick registers, Rickenbacker style
Quick ship wood air vents
baseboard floor vents
HIgh velocity registers
Specialized cold air returns:
Olympia style slatted grilles
eggcrate style wood cold air returns
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Wood registers range from our affordable value line to the premium single-block-of-wood heat vent with recessed thumbwheel that your vacuum cleaner will glide right over. From tasteful Turner Collection solid cast bronze registers to the elaborate rustic motif vents these heat registers and wood, black, nickel, copper and brass vents are well worth viewing. We have some great closeup pictures of a metal register and wood vent, that will probably answer any question you might have about design and function. We also have custom cold air return grilles in wood, or soon in brass, copper, or stainless steel in a variety of styles. The available patterns for the metal registers are mission, basket weave, teardrop, and hexagon. We have several finishes, with the standard being brushed that has an automotive grade clear coat applied. A polished finish can also be had.
Many metal vents in brass are made made of very thick plated steel with two millimeter thick faceplates or even more. These are very sturdy and they can take the heat! You may have discovered that registers are difficult to locate if you are looking for an unusual duct opening dimension. We stock all the standard dimensions, as well are some very obscure ones. Plus, we have the ability to custom make certain model registers including different border widths, if needed. Case in point, in your kitchen underneath the bottom of the cabinets may be some sort of a toe kick register. In order to maximize the airflow going in or out of the area the border of the vent may need to be minimized, thus resulting in more air flow.
Wood vents in standard woods include in red oak, white oak, ash, maple, birch, hickory, southern yellow pine, white pine, or birch. In addition we offer heat registers in exotic woods such as walnut, cherry, genuine mahogany, quartersawn red or white oak, red birch, bamboo, and teak at a reasonable additional charge.
Air vents can also be custom made. Typically this necessary for cold air returns. We feature the classic "egg crate" style cold air return that wood vents from 100 years ago often featured. We often find people that have had their contractor accidentally cut odd sized holes in their floor. Don't panic! It may be a predicament, but we can certainly fix the problem with custom size wood vents.
When you want to obtain floor registers, irregardless of whether they are metal or if they are wood, it is very important to measure the size of the duct opening more than once. Measurements refer to the duct opening size. For example, if you get a 4 by 10 vent that means that the duct opening is 4 by 10 approximately, although the overall dimensions will be somewhat larger, probably they will be closer to five and one quarter by eleven and one quarter inches. When looking at registers, you might also want to check into cold air returns.
Most heat vents are designed to go into a floor location, in which case it will be held in place via gravity. If you are planning to mount in a wall or ceiling then in the case of a wood vent you will need to drill through the face of the unit and attached it with screws. Six inch wide units come with color matched screws for wall and ceiling mounting, but four inch wide do not. For the narrower heat registers you will need wall mounting clips which are available for a nominal charge.
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