DIY Vent Extender For Furniture

2 Materials
15 Minutes

Why are all the heat and air vents in the exact place you want to arrange your furniture? There are vent extenders available for purchase but we needed two and $40.00 seemed like a lot for something hidden beneath the furniture. So here's what we did.

I'm going to show you how to make a DIY Vent Extender For Furniture for only $2.00. It's a safe and practical alternative to spending $20.00.

Now using the measurement from the back of the vent to the edge of the furniture, mark baking pan at that distance. See Full Details Here

Finally, making sure the vent is open, place the cover back into the opening. See FULL Details Here

Then, place your furniture back over the vent extender and make sure everything is properly aligned. If you failed to cut enough off the aluminum pan, it's easy to trim any excess.

You want the extender to be as close as possible to the edge of the furniture.

Here you can see how closely the extender fits against the furniture.

Now the HVAC System is safe as well as the furniture.

You can see how this chest was completely transformed from boring to wow here.

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  • Lynda DeGrow Kingsley Lynda DeGrow Kingsley on Dec 29, 2021

    I did a similar thing with my one duct that was stuck behind a chair. Just be careful because this vent was closest to the gas heater and when I went to move that chair the heat coming out so hot had warped my wood floor there. It was significant damage !

  • Fredrick Fredrick on Dec 30, 2021

    Where did you purchase the rug with orange color? Love your idea.

  • Carol Cole Carol Cole on Mar 08, 2024

    Did you know that extenders can be bought.?

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