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Do I glue my bamboo flooring to the radiant heating pad after gluing the pad to the floor? I'm installing bamboo over a 30-yr old concrete slab, with electric radiant between.

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This is 9/16" thick x 5-14/" wide solid Bamboo flooring. The floor is supposed to be glued down, & the radiant heating pad is designed for use under wood. Do I glue the wood to the pad after gluing the pad to the floor? Do I glue only the edges & let the floor float? Should I do this myself if I'm careful & methodical? I'm reading about 20 different ways to do this, and none are the same. I live in the very dry climate of southern New Mexico.  




 

 

This is 9/16" thick x 5-14/" wide solid Bamboo flooring. The floor is supposed to be glued down, & the radiant heating pad is designed for use under wood. Do I glue the wood to the pad after gluing the pad to the floor? Do I glue only the edges & let the floor float? Should I do this myself if I'm careful & methodical? I'm reading about 20 different ways to do this, and none are the same. I live in the very dry climate of southern New Mexico.  

Good questions. Radiant heat can be either carried via hydronic (water tubes) or electric (cables). In both cases it produces infrared heat and most flooring companies set a limit of about...



 

 

 
 
 

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