I'm planning on putting electric floor heat in a daylight basement room which has a concrete pad. However, we don't like tile, so we'd like to use something else--preferably something that looks like wood. It could be laminate, vinyl planks, etc. The other complication is that vertical height is limited--90" from concrete pad to ceiling joists. We're in the Portland, Oregon area--the climate is cool, damp, and weird.
Has anyone installed (or had someone else install) a similar system (non-tile in a basement)? What did you use? How did it hold up? Did the manufacturer's directions (for both the electric heat and the flooring) recommend your approach?