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Old 02-27-2019, 12:32 PM   #1
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Slab On Grade Floor Warmth

Hey guys,
Looking at building a cottage up north, slab on grade. We see temps around -20F sometimes.

I'm doing forces air for heat/cooling, but I'm wondering if there is any way to keep the floor warm besides radiant flooring. Does a sub floor with insulation do anything at all?

Trying to do this on the cheap, finishes will not be expensive.

Any suggestions? I'm hoping I can get away with just a well insulated slab.

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Old 02-27-2019, 03:11 PM   #2
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Re: Slab On Grade Floor Warmth

Yeah, well insulated slab. It will always be cool to touch though

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