Helpful tips for DIY-ers who are going to be installing their own radiant floor heating.
A short description on the difference between electric and hydronic radiant floor heating systems.
Once you’ve decided to integrate a radiant heat system into your home, choosing the materials to use is the next step.
Revolutionary electric indoor slab heating is bringing convenient and maintenance free heating to residential and commercial property owners. With this modern heating solution, even heat is now transferred throughout the slab of a floor, hassle free.
One of the major benefits of having radiant floor heating systems installed in your home, is the health benefits for you and your family. Most traditional heating systems, such as baseboard and “forced air” heating systems, distributes dust and allergens that can exacerbate any allergy conditions among people in the household.
As 2013 gets into full swing, one of the bigger remodeling trends for bathrooms is installing for efficiency and safety. Starting from the floor up, people want bathrooms full of convenience, safe features and low utility costs. The first place to start is literally the floor.
Being in the midst of a government shutdown, as well as the longest recession in American history, we are all looking for ways to “cut back” and determine what is essential. Most customers when building a house, building, or doing a renovation believe that Radiant Floor Heating is a luxury and not an “essential” system. We at Pexheat would like to point out some of the aspects of Radiant Floor systems that might show them as essential.
During this time of the year, keeping warmth in your home is crucial. Not only for saving money, but also for the comfort factor. With a radiant heating system, over all the feeling is more comfortable. Heat is down where we live rather than rising to the ceiling. When your feet are warm and your head is cooled down, you’re more comfortable and happy. Instead of just pumping out hot air, radiant systems create an all-around warmer feeling within the room.
It might sound crazy to some, but people slip and fall at home a lot. In fact, it accounts for a large number of injuries each year. Health.com writes, “Nearly 8 million people are injured in falls every year, either in or outside the home, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.” Especially for children and the elderly, a tiled, linoleum or hardwood floor can be a dangerous scenario leading to a fall and broken bones or serious injury.
Installing radiant floor heating in your home is one of the best ways to increase the comfort, and value, of your entire property. However, in order to take full advantage of radiant floor heating, it is a good idea to begin the installation process immediately. For several reasons, summer is the ideal season when it comes to installing floor heating.