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How to Install an In-Floor Heating System

Host Paul Ryan demonstrates how to install an in-floor heating system and connect the system's heat strips using a crimping tool.

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Materials

  • wires
  • wire connectors
  • thinset
  • cement backer board
  • sealant tape
  • terminal boards
  • transformer
  • 1-1/4" galvanized roofing nails

Tools

  • gloves
  • safety glasses
  • scissors
  • crimping tool
  • bucket
  • sponge
  • trowel
  • stapler
  • power nailer

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Projects

Resources

  • Radiant floor heating system (STEP Warmfloor) from Electro Plastics Inc.
  • Porcelain tile (Song/model: VS105/color: Nero) from Crossville Poreclain Stone