Category: Radiant Heating Benefits

Floor Heating Can Improve the Air Quality in Your Home - October 24, 2014 by Sandrine

None of us are immune to the effects of dust and none of us live in a completely dust free environment.Youg woman sneezing

Unfortunately it accumulates over time and causes real problems to allergy sufferers.  Additionally, WebMD estimates that 20 million Americans are allergic to that pesky bug, the dust mite which doesn’t help matters. Evidently, they do their worst damage in the months of July and August due to the warmer weather. If you have carpeting, you potentially have a sweet vacation spot for these unwelcome guests.  You aren’t completely defenseless though.  Here are some actions recommend by the Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America that you can take this year to help minimize their effect on you and your family:

  • Clean bare floors often with a damp mop or cloth,
  • Vacuum carpets once or twice a week. Use a vacuum with a HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filter,
  • Wash throw rugs in hot water,
  • Vacuum upholstered furniture such as sofas. Wood, leather, plaster, or metal furniture is better for dust allergies,
  • Replace drapes with roll-up window shades. If you must have curtains, wash them in hot water each season,
  • Get rid of stuffed animals, soft toys, and other dust collectors

 

Forced air systems don’t help matters. They actually rotate the air and traditional air filters do not capture everything. The dusty air winds up being circulated all around the house and thrown into the room for all to breathe. It also dries the air which further affects people with allergy conditions.  Warmup electric radiant floor heating helps fight allergies since the warmth emanates from the floor up without displacing any dust and provides a comfortable even heat that does not dry the air out.

Feel free to contact us for more information at 1-888-927-6333.

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Should I Choose a 120V or 240V Electric Floor Heating System? - August 6, 2014

 As a rule of thumb, when you are heating an area over 130sq ft., you will likely use a 240v system(s). Why? Here is the reasoning behind this recommendation:   • 120v systems provide more options for covering smaller areas; similarly, 240v systems provide more options for larger areas. • As you will note on […]

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Heated Driveways and Walkways, Not Just For the Wealthy! - June 4, 2014

We have survived yet another winter here in the US and for many of us it was a winter wonderland where we “wondered” when we were going to get a break from the snow and/or ice.  Some folks enjoy shoveling snow or running their snow blower but here at Warmup, we offer a slightly different […]

Staining & Painting Concrete – Pros & Cons - April 2, 2014

Whichever you decide to do, one thing is for sure, either option is better than looking at the ole’ plain grey concrete floor .  Since there is so much information out there on the pros and cons of painting or staining concrete, how to do it, who should do it and so forth, we thought […]

Warmup at JLC Live New England - March 19, 2014

  Warmup In Floor Heating Systems to Attend JLC Live New England World’s best-selling electric floor heating brand will showcase hottest spring products at March 21 and 22 show  Danbury, Conn. – Spring is the time that many homeowners transform their kitchens and baths with new flooring, countertops, appliances and other upgrades. These renovations provide […]

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How to Prevent Snow and Ice Buildup on Steps & Walkways - September 10, 2013

Everyone knows about ways to melt or remove snow and ice on steps and walkways after they have become slippery and require attention.  Salt and sand are the usual methods, and then of course there is the traditional shoveling adventure. Salt damages concrete and kills plants around it Shovels will ruin stonework At Warmup, we […]