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Tiling Under or Around the Toilet? - March 28, 2014 by Dave Mckiever

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From experienced tile professionals to part-time DIYs, there are differing opinions on whether to tile under or around the toilet.  While either method will work, the vast majority seems to favor tiling under the toilet (check out the forum links below).  Here are some top reasons why:

 

  • Less cutting involved – less frustration trying to cut the tile up to the toilet.
  • Easier to replace the toilet down the road especially if it has a different footprint.
  • End result looks more professional.

 

We had a chance to get some feedback from Phil Green of Edge Strip Kits who has been a tile setter for over 42 years.  He states, “As a professional Tile setter for over 42 years, I would say that I have never tiled AROUND a toilet. It’s just easier to pull it and then tile under it. This allows the toilet to be changed in the future with no additional call back for tile repairs.  Another good reason for pulling the toilet and not cutting around it would be to replace the wax ring at this time. Many simple leaks can easily be repaired by changing the wax ring seal. If you tiled up to the toilet, you would not be able to notice this small leak until extensive damage had occurred.”

 

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If you are considering laying tile for your bathroom, this would be the time to also consider adding Warmup electric radiant floor heating to keep those tiles luxuriantly warm during chilly days.  A complete floor heating solution can cost as little as $372.00 (includes advanced 3iE Energy Monitoring Thermostat with GFCI) depending on your needs.  Call us for details.

 

 

 

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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Warmup Celebrates a Grand Opening! - November 5, 2013

We were excited to recently dedicate a brand new, environmentally friendly facility to better enable us to continue providing cutting edge electric radiant heating solutions worldwide.  Warmup’s new building features hydronic heating and electric heating powered by PV and hydronic solar panels.  With all employees and Warmup’s top clients from around the world gathered, Sir […]

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Beauty and Brains in a Programmable Thermostat! - May 15, 2013

When you think of floor heating thermostats, it’s hard to get too excited, right?  We just want them to keep our floors nice and comfortable during those cold and chilly days.  What if we told you Warmup has a state of the art digital thermostat that will exceed your expectations?  One that will save you […]

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Rock Salt Vs Sand? Nothing beats Under-Surface heating. - March 13, 2013

It can be tempting to go for the quick fix when it comes to clearing the walkways come winter.  Most people opt for Rock Salt or Sand. Both options are ineffective short term solutions for melting driveways and icy paths which have long term consequences…   Did you know that millions of tons of Rock […]

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Our iPad Sweepstake Lucky Winner! - December 12, 2012

Today marks a fabulous moment for Karen Rissmeyer and her family, from Powhatan, VA! Not because we are the 12.12.2012 but because she finally got her brand new iPad, courtesy of Warmup. Our Mid-Atlantic representative, Robert Heslop, met with her husband Donald at Sarisand Tile, one of our resellers in Charlottesville, VA. They took a […]

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Win an iPad 3 By Entering our Sweepstakes! - October 29, 2012

How about a little treat for Halloween? Ok maybe an iPad is a BIG treat! We are excited to launch our first ever Sweepstakes and we decided to go big with a fabulous prize for the lucky winner. Until October 31st, you can enter our Sweepstakes on Facebook for a chance to win a 3rd generation iPad. […]

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Warmup Foil Heating Systems Featured in Bath Crashers! - June 6, 2012

We are very excited to be featured on TV in the second episode of Bath Crashers‘ 5th season! The DIY Network hit remodeling show focuses on Matt Muenster who literally “crashes” and “trashes” bathrooms in need of remodeling, to turn them into magnificent and functional living spaces. In the Vegas Inspired Luxe episode, Matt finds another challenge with […]

Warmup Floor Heating Mats featured on “Love It or List It” - December 5, 2011

We are thrilled and proud to be featured in the Canadian home design TV show “Love It or List It“. In each episode of the show, a couple is faced with the decision of whether or not their current home is the right home for them. With a list of what they would need to […]

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What Happens At KBIS… - May 16, 2011

Stays in Las Vegas! Warmup’s latest electric floor heating products and radiant heating solutions were on show last month (April 26th-28th), when we had the extreme pleasure to exhibit at KBIS 2011 in Las Vegas. The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) is the world’s largest international trade event focused exclusively on all aspects of […]

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