Categories for Radiant Floor Heating

What to Know About Radiant Heat and Wood Floors

April 27, 2018 6:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s become quite trendy for homes to add radiant heating systems as retrofit projects. In many of these types of jobs, the tubes are attached to the underside of a hardwood floor, but in other jobs the tubing will go down on top of the subfloor and underneath the finished floor. Every job is a little bit different, but there are some general rules you should follow whenever setting up radiant floor heating in Glenwood Springs, CO in a project dealing with wood. The wider the boards in the floor, the greater the chance you’ll have some difficulties. Therefore, you... View Article

I’m Planning a Large House with High Ceilings and Lots of Windows—Is Radiant Floor Heating Practical?

March 15, 2018 12:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re planning to build a new home with the best of everything—high ceilings, hardwood floors, huge windows overlooking beautiful vistas, everything you’ve dreamed about in a home since you were a kid—and you’re looking for the best way to heat it, look no further than a radiant floor heating system. It is without a doubt the best way to heat most homes (especially homes for which geothermal heating is not a realistic option), and especially homes with high ceilings. Allow us to explain why. Traditional forced-air heating systems heat your home from top to bottom, rather than bottom to... View Article

Signs That Indicate Your Radiant Floor Heating System Is Leaking

March 1, 2018 12:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

A radiant floor heating system is an enjoyable luxury in a home. It keeps your home warm at a constant temperature all winter, and without the sinus and allergy issues that some people face with forced-air heating. If your system’s newer, you’ll likely never have any issues, at least not with leaks, as today’s PEX pipes don’t really lose strength overtime. But with older systems, which used metal piping, it’s not uncommon for structural problems to develop after 20 or 30 years of use. Here are the five most common signs that you might have a leak in your radiant... View Article

Does Your Radiant Floor Need Repair?

February 13, 2018 3:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

You could benefit from heated floors, whether you live in an area that experiences frigid cold winters or you just like your feet and body to be warm at all times. Radiant floor heat, also called underfloor heating, is designed to warm you up starting at your toes. This type of heating can be based on electricity or a hydronic heating system (hot water). When installed correctly, because it has fewer moving parts, this type of system won’t break down as often as some traditional HVAC systems. However, like a traditional heating and cooling system, your underfloor heat is not... View Article

How Often Should I Service My Radiant Floor Heating in Glenwood Springs, CO?

January 11, 2018 11:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’ve invested in radiant floor heating in Glenwood Springs, CO, you want to ensure it offers great ROI. You want your floor to enjoy a long life with optimal operation every season. To achieve this, you must have it properly serviced. Many floor owners are unaware of this need for regular service. If you’re unsure what the appropriate level of service looks like, use the following guidelines. This will help you get the life you want out of your radiant floor heating: Annual pressure check: You probably have your furnace and air conditioner checked every year. To ensure proper... View Article

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