Bathroom Floor Heating
Electric bathroom floor heating is an effective and energy efficient way to heat your bathroom floor. The extra warmth is like wrapping your feet in a cozy blanket! During the colder months, electric bathroom floor heating adds warmth and comfort to your bathroom. The warmth of bathroom floor heating after a shower, bath, and in the middle of the night feels so good. A warm bathroom floor makes getting up in the morning so nice.
These floor systems are also known as radiant heating floor systems. Through a system of energized cables under the floor, heat is generated. This heat is regulated by a wall thermostat.
Electric bathroom floor heating works with every floor type including tile, vinyl, hardwood, engineered wood, and floating laminate (Luxury Vinyl Flooring). Porcelain and ceramic tile are widely regarded as the best choice for radiant floor heating. These tiles are thin and conduct heat extremely well. This reduces the energy and time needed to warm up your bathroom. Tile also retains the heat longer than other types of flooring. This increases your efficiency even more.
Bathrooms and kitchens are the two most popular rooms for electric radiant floor heating. In a typical year, bathrooms will make up over half of all the projects that use floor heating systems.
Why Should I Install Bathroom Floor Heating?
The number one reason to install electric floor heating under a new floor is the comfort. A heated floor is literally luxury you can feel. If you are remodeling your bathroom, radiant heating is definitely worth considering. Although you will pay more for your floors, the energy savings, comfort level, and resale value will be worth it in the end.
Electric radiant floor heating is a luxurious experience that must be felt to be understood. In a regular bathroom, you know that the moment you touch your toes on the tile a shiver will go up your spine. Turning up the furnace or laying down bathmats (so you don’t have to touch the floor) are only partially effective solutions to this problem.
Bathroom floor heating makes it so that the instant your feet meet the tile, stone, or laminate in your bathroom, they will feel a sensation of warmth. And, because the radiant heat rises from the electric floor heating to warm the objects in the room, you won’t have to make a mad dash for the towel to warm your body. You can enjoy your bathroom because electric radiant floor heating has turned a frigid space into a toasty and enjoyable room of relaxation. Electric radiant bathroom floor heating gives you the comfort and luxury that you’re looking for at a very reasonable cost.
Is a Heated Bathroom Floor Expensive to Operate?
No, they do not cost a lot to use. An electric bathroom floor heating system uses about the same amount of energy as a freezer.
What is the Best Electric Bathroom Floor Heating System?
WarmlyYours® makes one of the best bathroom floor heating systems. All their electric floor heating products have been rigorously tested and are cULus listed. If a product carries this mark, it indicates that the product has been tested to meet the safety standards of Canada and the United States by Underwriters Laboratories. They come with an unbeatable industry leading no nonsense 25-year warranty.
All WarmlyYours electric radiant floor heating systems are backed by their industry leading warranty, with coverage for both labor and materials on most installations.
WarmlyYours bathroom floor heating can be used as your primary heat source. Many bathrooms in Orange County, California do not have heating or lack adequate heating. With floor heating, you get a warm floor and bathroom without the expense of a typical HVAC system!
Electric radiant floor heating is a clean heat since it doesn’t rely on forced air, which can circulate dust and other allergens. Floor heating systems aren’t loud like a central furnace, don’t dry out the air, and require no regular maintenance.
Is a Bathroom Floor Heating System Expensive to Use?
For just penny’s a day, you can enjoy a cozy, warm bathroom. For example, in South Orange County, a WarmlyYours bathroom floor heating system installed in a 40 square foot bathroom will only cost about $0.07 per hour. If you operate it for 4 hours per day, the cost is about $0.28. That’s a whole lot less than a typical HVAC system.
Electric radiant floor heating has higher levels of energy efficiency than central air systems (HVAC). It heats the people and objects in the room directly via infrared heat. This requires substantial less energy than a mechanical system.
Is Electric Floor Heating Energy Efficient?
Yes! Electric radiant floor heating is a very efficient way to provide heat. Electric floor heating systems use electrical resistance to generate heat that is then radiated to the solid objects in a room. This means much less wasted energy than in other forms of heating like forced air, because the solid objects heated by floor heating systems will retain their energy longer than hot air will. Also, due to the nature of electric floor heating, most users report being comfortable at a lower air temperature setting than if they used a forced air system exclusively, which could translate into significant energy savings.
What is the Cost to Purchase and Install a Bathroom Floor Heating System?
There are basically 5 steps when installing a bathroom floor heating system. These are:
- Removing the existing floor.
- Building permit. Some Cities require a Title 24.
- Home run dedicated circuit (typically 20-40amp).
- Installation of the bathroom floor heating system.
- Installation of the new bathroom flooring.
Item one varies depending on what the existing flooring is and what it’s installed over (wood or concrete). The second item depends on the city. All require a permit. Only some require Title 24. Items three and four together are about $40 per square foot. This number can vary either way depending on the work required to install the dedicated home run circuit. Item 5 depends on the flooring you will be installing over the floor heating system.
Always Hire a Reliable and Dependable Contractor to Remodel your Bathroom
Always work with a trustworthy contractor like DAD’s Construction. We are experts in bathroom remodeling who can manage projects in an efficient manner. DAD’s Construction will do everything to minimize the possibility of change orders. Our team will make sure we have all the necessary information to prepare a proposal that meets your requirements. Rest assured that we will provide you with a detailed, by line-item contract. We will make sure that the contents of this agreement are properly and clearly communicated to you. If you have questions or need updates regarding your project, we will always answer your inquiries.
How Can I Receive More Information on Remodeling my Bathroom?
If you would like more information on enjoying the best bathroom, kitchen, and interior remodeling experience in Orange County, call Dan at (949) 380-0177 or at firstname.lastname@example.org for a free in home consultation. DAD’s serves all of South Orange County California. This includes Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Foothill Ranch, Portola Hills, Ladera Ranch, Irvine, San Clemente, Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano, Rancho Santa Margarita, Coto de Caza, Dove Canyon, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Hills, Newport Beach, and Aliso Viejo.