Reader Mailbag – Adding floor heat, thermofoiled cabinets, and removing glue Q: I really enjoy your weekly column, and was hoping you could help with a question. We are having a sunroom added to our house, and we were wondering how difficult it would be to add a floor heating system in just this room. Our contractor has never done one, and we don't know where to start. -Keiko A. A: Adding a floor heating system for individual rooms, or even just specific spots within a room, is actually pretty easy. Both hot water and electric cable floor heat are readily available, but for individual rooms in a remodel situation such as yours, you'll probably find that the electric systems are the easiest. Electric floor heat comes in two basic forms – heat pads and heat cables. The pads ar...
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