Warmup driveway snow melting products keep driveways snow-free and ice-protected. They are placed under concrete, asphalt or pavers to prevent the accumulation of ice and snow. The system is connected to moisture and temperature sensing control for automated activation. A heated driveway made simple and safe.
Heating a residential or commercial driveway is a great way to prepare for the unknown. In a steep area or a space with heavy foot traffic, a Warmup system offers piece of mind. Warmup snow melting mats and cables can be easily installed under pavers, asphalt, or concrete during driveway installation to ensure that a snow and ice-free surface will be maintained. You can increase safety and convenience all while saving time this winter with our wide range of snow melting systems.
A Warmup electric heated driveway system wired to a controller is designed operate automatically. As it monitors moisture, temperature, and precipitation, the controller will turn the system on to heat the surface just above freezing. Timer systems exist as well and are operated manually, but may fail to keep up with snow fall if activated late. In contrast, the Warmup WSM-252W activates based on the weather forecast, so it can preheat the slab before the snowfall.
Snow melting mat systems are composed of heating cables laid loose on re-mesh or preformed mesh mats for a faster installation. For custom layouts and curves, loose cables are recommended. For straight runs, walkways and tire-tracks, Warmups 2ft and 3ft-wide mats are the best choice.
Warmup snow melting mats can be installed directly on an existing concrete or asphalt surface before an additional 2" pour or can be laid on a drained gravel base before a new pour. For an asphalt installation Warmup does recommend hand rolling the surface. During installation it is important not to use equipment over 1 ton.
Heated walkway pavers offer the best of both worlds: style and function. During a typical paver installation snow melting mats or cables are laid on a drained gravel base followed by a layer of sand or fine gravel. This layer should be at least 1". Once this is done, the pavers can be laid.
The WSM-252W will check the weather forecast to anticipate snow fall and pre-heat your driveway. Through the Warmup WSM app, the system can thus operate without snow sensors and parameters can be tailored to operate the system with less wattage and amperage, thereby reducing running cost.
The DS Series, with controls offering 1 or 2 x 30 amp contactors, is useful when you are heating small or several areas like; your driveway, walkway, stairs and can even be combined with your roof and gutter system. With a built-in moisture and temperature sensor, these controls activate only when necessary.
Warmup also has many controllers suitable for larger installations and commercial applications. Our Commbox-600 features 4x 50 amp contactors in a plug and play format to accommodate large projects while also keeping them simple.
A heated driveway system will cost about $10/sqft though this will vary on coverage. Using a tire-track design can be very effective. For example, a 20x30 driveway heated edge to edge will likely run about $5,000 + controls. However two sets of tire-tracks running 30ft down from the two garage doors will run about $2,400 and still provide you with the convenience of a snow free pathway.
Controls can vary from $500 form smaller systems to $2,000 for WIFI-based systems. Large commercial controls with GFEP protection are also available. Contact Warmup for a detailed proposal.
This product comes with a 10-Years Warranty. We are completely confident in the standard of our products.
|Area ft2||Item||Size||Wattage (W)||Amps (A)||Resistance (Ω)|
|10||WSMM-240/500||2′ x 5′||500||2.1||115.20|
|20||WSMM-240/1000||2′ x 10′||1000||4.2||57.60|
|30||WSMM-240/1500||2′ x 15′||1500||6.3||38.40|
|40||WSMM-240/2000||2′ x 20′||2000||8.3||28.80|
|50||WSMM-240/2500||2′ x 25′||2500||10.4||23.00|
|60||WSMM-240/3000||2′ x 30′||3000||12.5||19.20|
|70||WSMM-240/3500||2′ x 35′||3500||14.6||16.46|
|80||WSMM-240/4000||2′ x 40′||4000||16.7||14.40|
|90||WSMM-240/4500||2′ x 45′||4500||18.8||12.80|
|100||WSMM-240/5000||2′ x 50′||5000||20.8||11.50|
|120||WSMM-240/6000||2′ x 60′||6000||25.0||9.60|
|30||WSMM-480/1500||2′ x 15′||1500||3.13||153.84|
|40||WSMM-480/2000||2′ x 20′||3000||4.16||115.38|
|60||WSMM-480/3000||2′ x 30′||3000||6.25||76.8|
|80||WSMM-480/4000||2′ x 40′||4000||8.33||57.62|
|120||WSMM-480/6000||2′ x 60′||6000||12.50||38.40|