Tag: snow melting

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

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 approach to keeping your walkways and driveways clear of slippery snow and ice.  Enter the heated walkway/driveway.

We provide specially designed electric radiant heating wires or mats that can be imbedded in concrete, asphalt or pavers.  There are a variety of controllers available to you, some mounted outside others inside, all of them automatically activated for snow melting based on your choice of settings.  Set it and forget it as it were.

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As to the cost, that really depends on your budget, but there are ways to keep the costs down without sacrificing performance.  For example, if you are looking to heat your driveway, instead of covering the entire surface area you might only heat tire tracks, thereby creating slip free sections for your vehicles to utilize.  An example of this is highlighted below.  In this scenario, you are looking at $1,928 in materials from Warmup which includes 4 snow melting mats, each one 15ft long and 2ft wide (each strip actually heats an additional 6” on each side) and the specially designed DS2 outdoor controller.  The cost for the driveway materials is separate, but if you were considering re-doing your driveway anyway, this would be the time to consider upgrading to make it an “all weather” surface.  You can use our snow melting mats or cables to provide the same slip-free surface for your walkways and steps.

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Feel free to contact us so that one of our specially trained staff members can help you with any questions and to go over your application needs.

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Read This Before You Start Shoveling Snow This Winter - October 29, 2013

More than just being a pain in the back (no pun intended), shoveling snow this winter could be downright hazardous to your health.  One study that analyzed data from US emergency departments over a 17-year period found the following: 195,000 emergency room cases 67% were males 1647 deaths With this information in mind, we found […]

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Slip & Fall Accidents – The Terrible Truth - October 18, 2013

The sad truth is that most of us have either suffered the results of a slip and fall accident or know someone who has.  The Icy stairs, walkways and driveways that come with winter don’t help matters either, do they?  Here are some sobering statistics to consider. Falls account for over 8 million hospital emergency […]

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Prepare for Winter with Warmup Heated Driveway Snow Melting Systems - July 25, 2012

It’s never too early… to prepare for a fuss-free winter! Yes, summer is here: the sun is shining, beaches are crowded and the grill is on every weekend… But at Warmup, we already think about winter! We’ve designed a new heated driveways website with our customers in mind to create a platform where all their questions and concerns are answered. Heated […]

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Shovelling Snow Is Dangerous, Heat Your Driveways With Warmup Snow-Melting Systems - December 6, 2011

Metro News readers can’t say they weren’t warned! In today’s edition, an article revealed the dangers of dreadful snow shovelling! A recent study from researchers at Queen’s University in Kingston (Ontario), published in the journal Clinical Research in Cardiology, revealed that many patients with heart problems experienced the first symptoms after shovelling snow. An article published […]

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Be Ready For Another Harsh Winter! - October 31, 2011

Winter is not around the corner anymore, it’s HERE! As you may know, a violent snowstorm struck the Northeast this weekend. States from West Virginia to Maine have suffered heavy snowfalls and very low temperatures over the past 3 days. The storm that raged from Saturday until late Sunday was blamed for at least eight […]

Radiant Heating For The Whole House – Inside And Out - September 15, 2011

You might think that electric radiant floor heating is just for tile floors. Or that electric floor heating systems can only be installed in certain areas or configurations. Well, you’re mistaken! The truth is Warmup provides solutions and systems for many indoor and outdoor applications, whether you wish to heat your carpet in your bedroom […]