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Christopher Sparks

01:45PM | 01/28/02
Member Since: 08/09/01
29 lifetime posts
I'm looking for some information on a Driveway Snow Melting System for may driveway.
It's 40x25 now with ashpalt. I want to replace it with cement with a stamped patteren on it ... I already know how to put the pipes in the cement.

My question is:
Can I put the tubing in the ground in a cylindical shape and I need to know how deep do I have to go and how long (loops) will I need to to warm the anti-freeze to the earths constant tempeture of 57º and will this do the job of heating the cement enough to melt the snow.
Of course I will have "snow controls" on this system inorder to start it automatically.
Any help would be great.

Christopher

Christopher Sparks

11:41PM | 01/28/02
Member Since: 08/09/01
29 lifetime posts
Thanks for your reply, I already have access to the materials through a friend at a plumbing supply.

I just need my questions I posted earlier answered, I'm try not to have to be put in a postion to have to buy from anyone to get this information.

thanks



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