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Spring is the best time to add snow-melting to remodeling projects

Although most of us are welcoming spring with open arms and have long since relegated our shovels or snow blowers to the back of the garage, it's actually the ideal time to install a snow-melting system under your driveway, walkway or patio. This season is the best time to install outdoor heating solutions because the ground is (finally!) no longer frozen or covered in ice or snow, which means it will be easy to replace or pour a new surface over your new heating system.

No need to shovel with a snow melting systemBy adding a snow-melting system to your home improvement project list this spring, you won't have to worry about shoveling at all next winter. You can save yourself from that backbreaking labor by installing a WarmlyYours snow-melting system now. Just imagine sitting inside your warm home as the snow falls and admiring its beauty instead of anticipating its after-effects!

While the labor-saving benefits of snow-melting systems are apparent, you should also consider the safety factor. Ensuring that family and friends can safely access your home is an important consideration when making the decision to add a snow-melting system to your property. The last thing you want to worry about during winter is a loved one falling and hurting themselves when trying to get to your front door!

Another benefit is reduced wear and tear. Snow-melting systems help protect the investment you've made in your driveways and walkways, as these systems also help reduce the weathering and wear that comes from shovels, snow plows and deicing solutions or corrosive salts during the winter months. By eliminating harmful snow-and ice-melting chemicals, these heating systems not only protect your driveway surface, but also your lawn, landscaping and even your pets' paws!

Finally, by installing a snow-melting system underneath your patio, you can extend the outdoor season. You can grill outside well into fall and early winter when you don't have to trudge through a snow-covered patio.

How it worksDriveway heating

The snow-melting system can be installed directly in asphalt, concrete, or in mortar under pavers. As the snow-melting mat or cable heats up, the paving material absorbs the heat, melting the snow and ice on the surface.

The systems come in either a mat or cable format depending on your preference. The mat delivers 50 watts per square foot and is quick and easy to install. They come in 2- or 3-foot widths and range from 5 to 50 feet in length.

The cable system generates 12 watts per lineal foot and allows maximum flexibility in installation. Lengths range from 43 to 428 feet.

Both systems are UL and CSA certified for outdoor use in the United States and Canada. Plus, four control groups are available to meet your individual needs: Premium, Economy, Manual, and Value.

Snow melting mat and cableMaking you an offer

Now that we've told you why this season is the perfect time to install snow melting — and in keeping with the lush green of springtime — we want to bring a little "green" to your pockets by offering a special sales promotion. From May 4 through June 26, WarmlyYours Radiant Heating is offering 15% off all snow-melting mats and cables.

The snow-melting systems are backed by our unbeatable 10-year warranty. Best of all, you have 24/7 access to our installation specialists. Call them with any questions at 800-875-5285.

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