Before installing your beautiful new flooring, the most important step is to consider how much moisture is in your concrete slab. This measurement is referred to as the moisture vapor emission rate (MVER).
Simplify your next electric floor heating installation with HeatMatrix™, the easy-to-install uncoupling membrane from SunTouch®. Benefits include multiple WarmWire® spacing options, minimal rollback memory, compatibility with modified thinset and built-in evaporative tunnels to prevent mold formation below the membrane.
Sound control materials tend to be compressible and not all provide adequate support for the tile covering. Ditra-Heat-Duo uncoupling membrane from Schluter-Systems reduces sound transmission, in addition to warming the floor and still supporting the covering for a lasting installation.
The Prodeso Heat Grip System from Progress Profiles is a revolutionary electrical heating system for floors and coverings that provides warmth only where desired in a few minutes, which is a cost-effective, time- and energy-saving solution. The system is made up of two elements, Prodeso Heat Grip Membrane and Prodeso Heat Grip Cable.
Nuheat provides an array of electric floor heating solutions fit for any floor heating project. Choose among pre-built standard and custom mats, cables and uncoupling membranes, and self-adhesive mesh.
The new Laticrete® Strata_Heat™ electric radiant floor heating system consists of the world’s first heat conductive thinset additive, which utilizes Thermal Diffusion Technology™ to uniformly distribute heat through the adhesive to eliminate cold spots and quickly achieve the desired floor temperature.
A versatile mat underlayment that reduces time and labor cost when setting tile and stone over concrete, plywood, primed OSB or any other acceptable subfloor, EasyMat®Tile & Stone Underlayment from Custom®Building Products is up to 25 times lighter than 1/4inch (6 mm) backerboard, cuts easily with a utility knife, doesn't require any nails or screws and comes in a peel-and-stick version.
Bring a touch of warmth and comfort to any room with Ardex Flexbone® Heat In-Floor Heating Systems — the design innovation of the Flexbone® Heat Uncoupling Membrane, German Engineered high-performance, energy-efficient heating cables and three thermostat choices, including a Smart Wi-Fi enabled thermostat.
The November/December 2018 issue product showcase lists products from the tile industry's biggest names in radiant heat flooring.
The following is the complete list of all products featured this month. You can click on each collection to read more about them.
Utilizing an electric floor heating system in a bathroom over an unheated crawl space, a Michigan homeowner regained comfort and functionality
November 30, 2018
After years of living with a cold bathroom located above an unheated crawl space, a homeowner in the Lansing, MI, area decided to make a change. Because her bathroom also was due for some updating, the homeowner opted for a full bathroom remodel, complete with heated floors and a curbless shower.