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How to Install a Heated Tile Floor

A radiant-heat floor can save homeowners up to 25 percent in energy bills. These step-by-step instructions show how to install a radiant-heat system and tile floor.

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Materials

  • water
  • tiles
  • grout
  • sponges
  • thin-set mortar
  • crack-suppression membrane
  • heavy-duty adhesive
  • radiant-heat system
  • hot glue
  • grout sealant

Tools

  • scraper
  • drill
  • safety glasses
  • buckets
  • level
  • wet saw
  • utility knife
  • glue gun
  • grout-removal tool
  • notched trowel
  • paddle bit
  • straightedge trowel
  • tile spacers

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