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    A Guide to Snow Removal, Snow Melting Mats & Home Maintenance

    How to Install & Operate HeatTrak Snow Melting Heated Floor Mats

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Jul 31, 2017 7:32:34 AM

    In this video you will learn how to install, connect, and operate HeatTrak's Residential Snow-Melting Mats.

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    Topics: Snow Melting Mats, Snow Melting

    How to Get Rid of Black Ice on Your Driveway

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Aug 26, 2016 7:30:00 AM

    Winter inevitably brings with it the danger of encountering black ice as you drive out on the public highways, and the last thing you need is for black ice to "follow you home" and make pulling into/out of or stepping on your own driveway a danger-fraught act.

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    Topics: Driveway, Snow Melting Mats, Ice

    How do Heated Floor Mats Work (and the technology behind them)

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Aug 18, 2016 12:48:00 PM

     

    From self-operating vacuums to wireless thermostats, technology allows for the automation of many aspects of property ownership. Property maintenance has become hassle-free through technological gains, so why should it be any different when it comes to winter snow removal? 

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    Topics: Snow Removal, Snow Melting Mats, Heated Floor Mats

    Clearing Up Some Myths About Our Snow Melting Mats: 8 Questions You've Been Asking

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Aug 9, 2016 10:30:00 PM


    As faithful blog readers know, we like to talk about anything and everything under the winter sun--how to prepare your home for winter, health concerns related to shoveling, hazards that the elderly should avoid in winter, etc.

    But as winter approaches ever closer, and customers start getting serious about snow removal, we’ve been getting a lot of great questions about HeatTrak mats.

    So today I want to delve into some of those, and address some of the key questions and comments we get here at HeatTrak headquarters, just to clarify some information about the mats.

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    Topics: Snow Removal, Heated Mats, Snow Melting Mats, Heated Floor Mats

    Top 10 Reasons to Use Heated Floor Mats This Winter

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Aug 6, 2016 8:30:00 AM

     

    The snow removal benefits are obvious, but that’s not the only reason to upgrade your snow removal method to heated floor mats this winter. Here are our top 10 reasons to use heated mats all winter long:

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    Topics: Snow Melting Mats, Heated Floor Mats, Winter

    What is the difference between Residential & Industrial Heated Floor Mats?

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Aug 5, 2016 3:00:00 PM


    By now you’ve done your research to understand which snow removal method is right for you and have decided that heated floor mats make the most sense. HeatTrak offers two types of mats - Residential and Industrial - to suit our customer needs. In order to find out which mat is best for you, here are the three questions you need to ask yourself:

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    Topics: Snow Melting Mats, Heated Floor Mats

    What To Consider When Purchasing Snow Removal Mats for The Best Price

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Aug 4, 2016 3:53:00 PM

    If you’ve researched heated snow removal mats, you’ve probably discovered that many mats come in residential and commercial varieties. While you might be tempted to order “Commercial quality” mats for you small-business or residences, thinking they will melt snow faster, HeatTrak has done the research for you in order to bring the highest quality residential heated floor mats for the lowest cost.

    Here are the top three things you need to know when considering purchasing a residential mat:

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    Topics: Snow Removal, Snow Melting Mats

    3 Reasons Outdoor Heated Floor Mats are Worth the Investment

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Aug 3, 2016 2:44:00 PM

    With so many snow removal methods on the market, it can be overwhelming to understand which is the best method for you. While deicing solutions can be tempting to use in the winter due to their effectiveness they are time consuming, environmentally hazardous and break down the materials of your driveway and walkways. Although they can be great short-term solutions, in the long run they rack up serious damages and costs! Here’s the top three reasons that outdoor heated floor mats are worth the investment for next year!

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    Topics: Snow Removal, Home Maintenance, Snow Melting Mats, Heated Floor Mats

    3 Questions You Need to Ask Before Buying Your Snow Melting Mats

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Aug 2, 2016 7:30:00 AM

    It’s no secret that the past winter was one of the most devastating on the books. From property damages to stalls in businesses running effectively, chances are that you or someone you know was affected by the severity of this season’s storms.

    Although we hope that next year’s storms will be more gentle on our homes, sidewalks, streets and stores, it’s better to plan ahead and be ready when it comes to snow removal methods.

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    Topics: Snow Removal, Heated Mats, Snow Melting Mats

    Heat it Up: Save Your Driveways with Heat This Winter

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Jul 7, 2016 10:00:00 PM

    If you know the pain of having to replace a concrete driveway after just a few years of use, then you are probably ready to hear about a clear solution for your driveway woes. Considering a new concrete driveway can cost you in the neighborhood of $5,000 (approximately $6,688 CAD), a convenient and cost-efficient solution would probably sound pretty good right about now.

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    Topics: Driveway, Snow Melting Mats

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