We are starting construction of our new house shortly, with the basement it will be 3 stories, we will have hot water radiant floor heating on all three levels as our main heat source. We don’t want ceramic or polished concrete, is there a particular type of wood that works best and that won’t warp from the heat?
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- Choosing flooring
- Wood on concrete
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