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07, 2022
PEX Pipe

How To Avoid Puncturing PEX Tubing and What To Do If You Detect A Leak?

To avoid puncturing PEX tubing, use a skilled, careful concrete crew that’s familiar with pouring slabs over PEX circuits. If you detect a leak, you can fix it with a repair coupling or replace the circuit altogether.  [...]
20
06, 2022

Why Use a Snow and Ice Melting System Under Your Home’s Driveway

By opting for a snow and ice melt system, you reduce your risk of having a cardiovascular event while shoveling snow; help avert slip-and-fall accidents; keep your cars, pets, and plants away from corrosive chemicals, and save plenty of time. Discover how in the full article!  [...]
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02, 2022

Does the “Concrete Slab Thickness” Measurement Include the Concrete Between the Nodules of a Heat-Sheet Panel?

Concrete Slab Thickness is measured from the top of the Heat-Sheet nodules to the top of the slab itself. We present Concrete Slab Thickness in this way to be as conservative as possible.  [...]
18
02, 2022

Does It Make Sense to Have a Snow and Ice Melt (SIM) System in Your Region?

The energy consumption and associated costs of a snowmelt system can fluctuate dramatically between regions. Read the full article to estimate your operating costs.  [...]
31
01, 2022

Is Heat-Sheet a Radon Barrier?

Heat-Sheet functions perfectly well as under-slab insulation and can even serve as the vapor barrier, but it is not an adequate Radon barrier.  [...]
8
12, 2021
Interra and Heat-Sheet Vapor Barrier Detail

How Do I Detail Heat-Sheet Correctly in Order to Eliminate the Layer of Poly?

A popular feature of Heat-Sheet is that it can eliminate the need for a layer of poly/vapor barrier.  [...]
8
10, 2021
Concrete Polishing

Polishing Your Concrete Slab — Why You Should Consider It, And How to Get It Done

STW cutting Edge Carpenty Inc. talks about a unique, beautiful, yet often overlooked flooring finish — polished concrete.  [...]
3
09, 2021
Heat-Sheet Installation in 3 Car Garage

Demystifying Loads and Densities: How Much Load Can Heat-Sheet Panels Withstand?

Heat-Sheet radiant heating panels can withstand heavy live loads without significant deformation. See our convenient table to learn how to limit their deformation even more!  [...]
11
08, 2021
Heat-Sheet Installation

Elevating Home Comfort With Radiant Floor Heating

Radiant Heat Flooring (RHF) systems offer far more comfort than forced air systems, radiators, and other popular heating methods. In this post, we'll deep-dive into all the reasons that place hydronic radiant floors at the pinnacle of home comfort.  [...]
14
07, 2021

Understanding PEX Pipe Sizing With Hydronic Floor Heating

Discover the different sizes of PEX tube, see how they are determined, and learn about the ideal applications for each size. Choosing the right size helps your hydronic radiant floor heating systems be as simple and efficient as possible.  [...]