Using Underfloor Heating with Different Floor Finishes

Warmup Electric Floor Heating can be used under virtually any floor finish. The best flooring for underfloor heating is flooring with good conductivity as it heats up quicker, gives more heat output and is more efficient to run. The main difference between using different flooring with underfloor heating is the thermal conductivity of the material.


Watch our Installation videos under various floor types

icon-checkmark  Under Wood

icon-checkmark  Under Tile

icon-checkmark  Under Carpet


What floor heating product should I use?

A simple guide to make a decision

Under Tile or Stone
> Use Loose Wire at 2” spacing with Self-Leveler.

 

> Use Heating Mat (or Loose Wire at 3” spacing), with insulation boards.

> Use Heating Mat (or Loose Wire at 3” spacing).
Under Laminate or Floating Wood
Under Solid Hardwood or Bamboo
Under Carpet
  • Use FOIL between the pad and the carpet
Under Sheet Vinyl or LVTs
> Use Heating Mat (or Loose Wire at 2” spacing), with self-leveler

 

 

> Use Heating Mat (or Loose Wire at 2” spacing), with insulation boards.

> Use Heating Mat (or Loose Wire at 3” spacing), with self-leveler.



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