How to Measure and Install Louvers and Register Covers

HOW TO MEASURE

For replacement:

Remove your existing register to reveal and measure the opening dimensions.

The width and length of the opening must match the INSIDE dimension of the register cover you choose. (Remember, the sizing listed on all our register covers refers to their INSIDE frame dimension, so we’ve made it easy for you to choose the right size for your opening!)

how-to-measurePlease also take note of the OUTSIDE dimensions of the register cover you choose (found on downloadable spec sheets on each product page of our website). In situations where the opening is close to a wall or cabinet, you’ll need to make sure there is enough space around the opening to accommodate the overall size of the register cover.

For new installation:

Measure twice! Then cut your duct opening to match the width and length of the INSIDE dimensions of the register cover you choose. Remember to leave enough space around the opening to accommodate the OUTSIDE dimensions of the register too.

 

HOW TO INSTALL the LOUVER and REGISTER COVER

Step One:
Select a louver that is the same width and length as your opening.

Step Two:
Set the louver deep enough in the duct that the register cover can be placed on top without interfering with the movement of the louver.

Step Three:
Install the louvered damper by securing it with coarse-thread drywall screws to the perimeter of the opening.

Step Four:
Place the Iron Age register cover over the louver. All register covers have drill points on either end if screw down is needed.

Step Five:
Take a photo of your beautiful register cover in its new surroundings and send it to us at info@ironagegrates.com. If we select your photo to use on our website, we’ll send you a register cover of your choice!