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Why Electric Underfloor Heating Is Ideal For Wetrooms

We take a look at why electric underfloor heating is perfect for wetrooms & bathrooms | tilefixdirect.com/blog

Electric Underfloor Heating

Underfloor heating is a popular alternative to conventional radiators when heating a home and electric underfloor heating can safely be used in wetrooms and bathrooms, making it an ideal choice. Electric underfloor heating typically warms the room more quickly than radiators and does so at a lower temperature, which can save you money on your heating bills. This form of heating is even more efficient if it is installed on top of insulated tile backer boards, which reflect the heat upwards and minimise heat lost through the subfloor.

The self-adhesive electric underfloor heating mats sold on Tile Fix Direct are easy to install and ideal for use under tiles in wetrooms. By following the manufacturer’s instructions, a competent DIYer should be able to do most of the installation if they choose. However, a qualified electrician must carry out any electrical work, which must conform to current IEE wiring regulations and is subject to Part P of the building regulations.

Benefits Of Electric Underfloor Heating Mats

  • The underfloor heating mats from DEVI and Orbry that are sold on Tile Fix Direct are waterproof, meaning they are suitable for use in wetrooms, bathrooms, kitchens and utility rooms.
  • Self-adhesive electric underfloor heating mats are easy to install.
  • They help evaporate water spilled on the floor making wetrooms safer.
  • A significant benefit of this type of underfloor heating is it can be installed on any level of the house – particularly beneficial as most primary bathrooms or wetrooms are upstairs.

Buying & Installing Underfloor Heating

On Tile Fix Direct we sell underfloor heating from respected brands Orbry and DEVI at low online-only prices. With various mats available, you are sure to find the right heating option for every room including wetrooms. If you would like to install your Orbry electric underfloor heating mats yourself, first take a look at the Orbry installation guide and if in doubt, consult a professional installer.

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