Use an outdoor wood furnace as a heated driveway hydronic system to melt snow and ice on sidewalks, walkways and driveways.
Toss the shovel, not the snow!
Don’t waste electricity to melt the snow and ice. Forget about electric heated driveway snow melting systems, mats and radiant heated cables.
You may want a simple radiant heated walkway to your driveway for deliveries or for family visits. Are you tired of snow blowing, shoveling and spreading chemicals?
In our snow-melting system warm water circulates through durable crosslinked polyethylene (PEX) tubing embedded in concrete, turf, asphalt, or sandbed. The warmth from the water warms the surface to a temperature that melts snow and ice on contact.
Don’t hassle anymore with snow removal, get a hydronic snow melting system today and melt your snow for free while heating your house, shop or garage!
- Increases the life of snow melt areas by reducing freeze/thaw cycles
- Maintains a snow & ice free surface for year round safety
- Perfect for hard to plow areas (steep grades, brick pavers, pool decks, stairs)
- Automatic system is a watchdog through warm weather shutdown
- Offers design versatility in the home’s overall heating plan
- Protects snowmelt slab from thermal shock
Our hydronic systems circulate warm water through PEX tubing buried in the ground. This makes the worry and inconvenience of snow and ice removal a thing of winters past!
Snow and ice melt systems help lower maintenance costs and reduce the liability associated with slippery walk-ways. damage to concrete and asphalt is reduced or eliminated. Damage to building entrance ways is also eliminated since no water, salt or ice melt chemicals are tracked in.
Melting the snow off of a sidewalk.
Melting heavy snow off of a cobblestone walkway.
Laying Pex pipe in a steep driveway before paving.
The driveway is safe after Pex pipe insulation and paving. NO SNOW!
They can now safely drive up the hill now. Treacherous curves and steep hills are no longer a concern!
Typical Snow & Ice Melting Installations
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Call Randy at Wood Heating Solutions for all of your ice melt and snow melting needs. 608-519-4664