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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-11-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,249
Posted By WadeJ
Farewell

Well guys,

I'd like to say farewell to the board. While I've been a bit quiet the last year or so, I'm officially resigning from WarmlyYours today and will be starting a new job with AC Nielsen...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2008, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,412
Posted By WadeJ
Hey Guys, Sorry I wasn't up at midnight...

Hey Guys,

Sorry I wasn't up at midnight last night checking the JohnBridge forum - I'll have to step up my game :)

Anyway, the floors usually take between 45 & 90 minutes to warm up. The vast...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,632
Posted By WadeJ
Great looking shower Russ. Not to blow my...

Great looking shower Russ.

Not to blow my own trumpet too much, but the scenario you've shown is exactly where WarmlyYours mats work really well. Because we can adjust the shape of the product...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-27-2007, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,785
Posted By WadeJ
It will work both ways, but with Schluter wanting...

It will work both ways, but with Schluter wanting to uncouple the world, they prefer to protect against the minimal amount of movement the heating system may cause the floor. We started getting...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-09-2007, 04:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,556
Posted By WadeJ
RE the camera and lenses. While a 12-25...

RE the camera and lenses.

While a 12-25 lens would be nice for the wide angles if you truly want the ability to do low light shots you should get a fixed focus lens (no zoom). The max apeture on...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-09-2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 39,428
Posted By WadeJ
My understanding is the easy mat's R value is...

My understanding is the easy mat's R value is equal if not better than the Wedi. The only reason we haven't been recommending the Easy Mat here is because of the troubles people have had with the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2007, 07:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,239
Posted By WadeJ
Lots of topics here... Regarding reliability...

Lots of topics here...

Regarding reliability - to be perfectly honest all the established players make very reliable product, at the same time attention should be paid to what the warranties...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-10-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,680
Posted By WadeJ
Regarding the thinset recommendation the...

Regarding the thinset recommendation the Laticrete 254 is approved for electric floor heating. Bascially any polymer or latex modified thinset will be fine. You can also use any Latticrete thinset as...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-10-2007, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,455
Posted By WadeJ
Josh, I realize we're a sponsor of the site,...

Josh,

I realize we're a sponsor of the site, but John, CX and the regulars here will tell you straight up that they don't recommend us only because we advertize. If they preferred another product...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-10-2007, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,176
Posted By WadeJ
Shaughnn, Not to bag a nuheat rep to...

Shaughnn,

Not to bag a nuheat rep to strongly, but that sounds like baloney to me. Jesse's correct all systems have to be connected by an electrician (or a licensed GC) but that's only at the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-01-2007, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,692
Posted By WadeJ
Regarding the heating system, your layering is...

Regarding the heating system, your layering is correct.

I won't pretend to be an expert on Schluter - there are plenty of them around here - but according to their spec sheet, you can lay tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-01-2007, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,165
Posted By WadeJ
Kadman, Fact: the heat will not travel more...

Kadman,

Fact: the heat will not travel more than 1 to 2" outside the last heating wire. Once a system is in place and working, it is possible to pretty much draw a line around where the heat is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-30-2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,113
Posted By WadeJ
The major worry you'll have is if you created a...

The major worry you'll have is if you created a short. You have weakened the cable, and potentially moisture will infiltrate the damage over time and cause a short. As long as the product is...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-18-2007, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,138
Posted By WadeJ
A few comments: Thanks for the complement...

A few comments:

Thanks for the complement John, but we don't make the Laticrete product, Chris the Rep has it correctly.

The two major differences they have is the self adhesive mesh, and the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-24-2007, 08:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,969
Posted By WadeJ
If it's okay with everyone here I'd like to ask a...

If it's okay with everyone here I'd like to ask a question about the original post of the topic... :)

I purchased a new condo 12 months ago and now that it's warranty time I'm battling my !@#$ of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-09-2007, 07:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,444
Posted By WadeJ
Anthony, I'm glad your combination worked. ...

Anthony,

I'm glad your combination worked.

You're correct Aube, a subsidiary of Honeywell, manufacturer thermostats for Nuheat, Suntouch, Flextherm and WarmlyYours, as well as a myriad of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-28-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,444
Posted By WadeJ
The wires don't "break" tile setters cut them... ...

The wires don't "break" tile setters cut them...

Now that I've got all your attention. In a nutshell that's what normally happens, we've had a couple of failures since I've been here (5 years) but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-16-2007, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,072
Posted By WadeJ
CX, thanks for the call. To start with our...

CX, thanks for the call.

To start with our mats are standard so when a customer has an a descrepancy between our custom design and their bathroom, and catches it before cutting our mat, we refund...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-14-2007, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,390
Posted By WadeJ
It's a product that is not UL listed and is...

It's a product that is not UL listed and is likely to be relatively difficult to install due to the thickness of the cable and only 3 pieces of tape holding it together.

Without any UL listing you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-14-2007, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,444
Posted By WadeJ
Thanks for feedback guys. The thickness of the...

Thanks for feedback guys. The thickness of the cable is probably a result of the choice of material used for insulation around the wire. Oftern cheaper materials like PVC need to be thicker to pass...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,444
Posted By WadeJ
Are you guys Canadian? I've never seen this brand...

Are you guys Canadian? I've never seen this brand before, did you both buy it from Home Depot?

Wade
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2007, 08:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,444
Posted By WadeJ
Anthony, I couldn't find the system you are...

Anthony,

I couldn't find the system you are talking about. The only "true comfort" systems I could find were hydronic, but you obviously have a heating wire kit so I guess we can assume it's a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 38,318
Posted By WadeJ
Bob, For what you're looking at doing the...

Bob,

For what you're looking at doing the SLC will be the best way to get everything flat. If you're able to hold the Suntouch down flat onto the plastic lathe, you can use a flat broom/squegee to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,501
Posted By WadeJ
We do this kind of thing all the time. You need...

We do this kind of thing all the time. You need to use a low voltage system, which means a transformer, but they work very well. The only downside is the transformers cost about $200, so they can get...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2007, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,067
Posted By WadeJ
The floor heat can go on pretty much anything, so...

The floor heat can go on pretty much anything, so we have no problems about going over existing tile, this doesn't mean you don't have to check the subfloor etc... but you can ask the tile guys about...
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