The House on the Land

The Floor

The floor is the source of heat. The house is heated by a hot water in-floor radiant system. Our heating contractor is Wertz Plumbing & Heating, Richland Center, WI 608 647-6345. Our tile contractor is Checker Tile & Finish, 241 Summit Avenue, Darlington, WI 53530 608 776-3340.

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This cement truck wants to come in the house. It is carrying the floor.

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An inch and a half of a special mix of concrete is poured over the heat tubing layed out on the wooden subfloor.

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The floor will be covered by ceramic tiles 12-inch by 12-inch. The tiles are Chardonnay by Vigne.

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The source of all heat in the house is the Buderus boiler (on the right). The boiler heats the floor above and the domestic hot water in the tank on the left.

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