Installing a t-stat floor probe in an existing concrete slab?
Hello friends! Quick question here…
We are working on a remodel in a house with an existing in-floor radiant heating system. However, the house did not have a thermostat with a floor probe installed when the slab was poured.
We pulled up the laminate flooring, and polished the concrete slab, and would like to install a new t-stat with a floor sensor.
I know the preferable installation would be to have run it in a conduit between the pipes *before* the slab was poured, but in this situation – with an existing slab – can we simply drill a hole into the slab and drop the sensor into it, standing on end? Would you affix the probe into the hole with anything (silicone for example), or just leave it loose in there?
Or is there a better approach to take?
Thanks for any advice!
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