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Entries from November 2007

The Benefits of Radiant Heating: How Do They Compare With Other Heating Applications

November 30th, 2007 · No Comments

Some of the benefits of radiant heat: Comfort: Let your bare feet soak up the warmth of soothing heat without the dust and noise associated with other heating sources. Enjoy evenly distributed heat throughout your home kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and basement. Custom Designed: Whether for supplemental floor warming, or total space heating, every system is […]

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Your Business Solution Is Closer Than You Think with Vikuiti Super Close Projection from 3M

November 28th, 2007 · No Comments

Innovative technology changes business meetings and presentations for the better AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–3M introduces the 3M Digital Media System 700 and 800 Series Projectors, featuring innovative Vikuiti Super Close Projection technology. 3M Digital Media Systems 700 and 800 Series Projectors combine projection and sound into a single tabletop or wall-mounted solution supplying core tools needed […]

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Radiant Heat Defined

November 27th, 2007 · No Comments

What exactly is radiant heating? Many people mistake radiant heating for hydronic (hot water) tubing, but that is only a portion of radiant heating family of technologies. To say that plastic or pex tubing with hot liquid being pumped through it is the only radiant heating technology would be like listing bananas and apples as […]

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TileDepot.us become Fin Pan Distributor in CA

November 27th, 2007 · No Comments

Los Angeles, CA — WWW.TILEDEPOT.US., the online distributor of International Flooring Center, Inc., has announced that it has engaged Fin pan, Inc… as its distributor for the Preformed Products market in California. Tiledepot.US will sell and provide customer support services and tech support for Fin Pan’s complete line of Preformed Shower Pans, Preformed Niches, Preformed […]

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Ice Dams, Snow Loads, Icicles

November 24th, 2007 · No Comments

Heatizon Systems products, and their approved applications, proudly carry the ETL Mark for the United States and Canada verifying that they have been tested to and successfully passed the stringent tests established by both UL and CSA. It is important to note that Heatizon Systems Roof Snow and Ice Melt products are the only products […]

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Floor Care: No Wax Floor

November 23rd, 2007 · No Comments

Most no-wax floors will accumulate tiny scratches over time that can dull the appearance of the floor. Before reaching for the polish, though, you need to make sure the floor is clean. Some cleaning products leave a residue that must be removed before the finish is applied. Otherwise, you’ll just be sealing dirt, cleaner residue, […]

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Natural Beauty that Changes Over Time

November 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

Wood floors are one of the few flooring options that become more beautiful with age. Like all natural products that experience change over time, wood floors will experience subtle color changes as they age. This natural process called patina will add to the beauty and character of the floor. Different species of wood flooring will […]

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Tags: Flooring Articles · Flooring Associations and Organizations · Flooring Information · HardWood and Wood Flooring

SURFACES 2008-See What’s New!

November 21st, 2007 · 1 Comment

Dallas, Texas — SURFACES has more than ever before. More space on the show floor plus all-new pavilions with the latest specialty products add up to countless new products and endless possibilities for floor covering professionals. The industry is already gearing up for the 2008 event. Manufacturers and suppliers are confirming their commitment and the […]

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Radiant Heating Concrete Slabs

November 21st, 2007 · 1 Comment

I recently read the “Off The Wall – HeatingHelp.com” area of the April 2007 issue of Plumbing and Mechanical Magazine. The first inquiry focused on the following question: “Can I also put a 140 degree loop for the towel warmer/radiator in my upstairs bathroom?” Since I am not a plumber I found the answers given […]

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5 Steps To Complete A Successful Ceramic Tile Installation

November 21st, 2007 · 2 Comments

If laying ceramic tiles is totally new to you, “5 Steps to complete a successful ceramic tile installation” is a set of basic but important tips that you will help you avoid making costly mistakes on your next bathroom or ceramic tile installation. Plan which Tile This step is often underestimated and sometimes even forgotten […]

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Tags: Ceramic and Tile Flooring · Flooring Information · How To & Do-It-Yourself Projects