Best Practices For Designing and Installing Hydronic Radiant Floor Heating
If you install hydronic radiant floors in the homes you build, you know you only have one shot to get the job done right — once the concrete gets poured, there’s no more room for error. That’s why it pays to plan each radiant floor job with care and to pay attention to the little […]
How Heat-Sheet® Heavy Works As An Effective Under-Slab Radon Mitigation Insulation Layer
You may know Heat-Sheet® as a convenient solution for installing PEX tubes in hydronic radiant floors. But did you know that Heat-Sheet® also makes for an effective under-slab radon mitigation insulation layer when installed a certain way? In the post below, we’ll explain how to get the double benefit of Heat-Sheet® by using it as […]
The Future of Hydronic Heated Floors Amidst A Shift Away From Fossil Fuels (And Why They’re Still Worth It)
As fewer customers consider fossil fuels to be a desirable long term heating option, you may be asking yourself: should I still install hydronically heated radiant floors? The short answer is yes. Hydronic radiant floors still add plenty of value to the homes you build and are definitely a good feature to rough in before […]
Are Snow Melt Systems More Eco-friendly Than Traditional Deicing Methods?
Deicing chemicals leave stains on footwear, irritate pets’ paws, and corrode vehicles. But did you know that they also have a lasting impact on the surrounding ecosystems? In this post, we’ll examine the environmental effect of deicing chemicals and compare it to the carbon footprint left by Snow and Ice Melting (SIM) systems. How Deicing […]
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.
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!
How Snow and Ice Melt Systems Can Benefit Your Business Facility
Snow and Ice Melt systems may not be cheap to set up and operate, but overall they provide a healthier, cleaner, and more customer-friendly alternative to deicing chemicals.
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.
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.
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.