Frequently Asked Questions

What is radiant floor heating?

It′s a heating method in which heat is transmitted by radiance from a heated element to a surface directly connected to it...

Is radiant floor heating safe?

Unlike other types of heating systems, electric radiant heating operates without moving parts, exposed heating elements or even flames that appear...

How Efficient Is Radiant Floor Heating?

Radiant floor heating systems are totally efficient because they distribute the heat uniformly and gently, at a low temperature, from the whole floor surface...

Using Warmup floor heating as primary heating source?

In some situations it is possible to use Warmup Floor Heating as the primary heat source in a room. If your room is well insulated...

How long does it take to warm floors?

Heat up times will depend on the subfloor and flooring type but also whether or not you installed insulation boards or pads...

How much does radiant floor heating cost to run?

There are a lot of variables, but an average 80sqft bathroom costs $5/month to run...

Can floor heating systems be installed under laminate or wood floors?

Warmup provides specific floor heating systems to be installed under hardwood, engineered wood and laminate floors...

Can radiant floor heating systems be installed under carpet?

Yes, Warmup has developed heaters that can be safely used under carpet and floating floors...

Can I install radiant floor heating without raising the floor?

Our heaters have been designed with a revolutionary, very thin heating element (only 2mm)...

Do I have to insulate the floor before installing the heating cable?

A well-insulated floor will increase the efficiency of your heating system but also...

What temperature will my heated floor reach?

In most instances, it will reach whatever is set on the thermostat, which can range from 40°F to 104°F...

Can Warmup floor heaters be installed in wet environments?

Yes we have a range of products that can be installed in wet environments: Warmup Matting Floor Heating System and...

Do I need an electrician to install Warmup floor heating systems?

Warmup radiant heating systems are easy and quick to install. But you need a certified electrician to...

How many Warmup mats or panels can I connect to one thermostat?

Our WUDG programmable thermostat has an amperage limit of 15 amps. You can connect as many mats...

Can the cold leads be extended?

Yes. The cold lead wires can be trimmed or lengthened...

Can Warmup heating systems be repaired if damaged?

Yes. But please always contact us at 1-888-927-6333...

What Is The EMF Exposure of Warmup's Heating Wire?

One of the challenges the electric floor heating industry has to face is EMF (electromagnetic field) radiation.
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