Category: Roof Deicing & Ice Melt – Archive

The WHY of ICE DAMS…


Icicles can be cool to look at and even slightly therapeutic to break off your gutters/eaves.  But do you know they are causing damage to your home? Icicles and accompanying ice dams could be causing thousands of dollars of damage to your home. Heatizon has created this infographic to explain “The WHY of Ice Dams.”

Installing Radiant Heat in the Winter


By now most of North America has had its first cold snap. If this has convinced you to upgrade your home or business with radiant heat, then there are a few things to know first. 1. Heated Floors Can Be Installed Anytime Heated floors and other indoor systems can be installed in any weather. December

Ice Dams: Where Do They Come From?


Ice dams have recieved a lot of media coverage in the past year. After a record breaking winter descended on the East Coast, homeowners and businesses were plagued by ice dams, snow loads, and in some cases roof collapse.

ZMesh: 9″ or 12″?


Our ZMesh product is a unique bronze mesh which can be used for floor warming, space heating, and roof deicing. Its unique construction allows it to be installed beneath non-conductive roof coverings like asphalt shingles, providing deicing without compromising the look of your roof. ZMesh is also perfect for floor installation beneath hardwood, carpet, and

ZMesh: A Brief History


Heatizon ZMesh has a long and successful history of floor warming, space heating, and roof deicing. Its unique construction allows the bronze mesh to be nailed or stapled through during installation, making it ideal for heating under carpet, wood floors, or non-conductive shingles. The system is listed to ETL standards for interior floor and space

5 Signs You Have an Ice Dam


Ice dams are formed when interior heat escapes and warms the roof. The melting snow then runs to the colder eave, where it refreezes. This process can cause severe damage to your roof, and potentially expose your interior to water damage. So how do you know you have an ice dam problem?

Troubleshooting Tips for Control Units


One of the many benefits of electric radiant heat is its solid-state design. In contrast to the pumps, boiler, and liquid-filled tubes of hydronic systems, electric systems involve no moving parts. Our cable and mesh systems operate for years when installed properly, all with no regular maintenance. However, as with all things mechanical or electric,