Thinking of renovating your bathroom, ensuite or laundry? Or building a new home or extension? Now is the perfect time to consider your heating options and think about installing under tile heating.
If you are sick of the early morning tip-toeing across cold bathroom tiles then electric bathroom underfloor heating is the perfect solution. Heating mats are laid either within the screed or directly below the tiles, then connected to a thermostat which is displayed on your wall for ease of use. The underfloor heat radiates up through the floor and provides comfort underfoot while also managing the room temperature. Simply select temperatures and schedule on and off times, then set and forget. Works well for all tile varieties including marble, stone, and slate.
Some of the benefits of under tile heating include
Practical : Easy to install in new homes or when renovating your bathroom with minimal disruption. When fully installed all you can see is the thermostat, with no vents, ducts or radiators.
Simple to use : Simply follow the instructions on your thermostat, set it up as required, then turn on for instant heat. No maintenance required.
Comfortable : With no heat pumps or fans the radiant heat from your tiled floor will provide a silent, consistent heat, with no dampness or draughts.
Efficient and cost effective : With no heat wastage and a thermostat to accurately control temperature and on/off timings, this is a very cost effective way to heat your bathroom
Safe: With all of the wires and heating elements hidden there is no danger of any accidents.
Stiebel Eltron under tile and in-shower heating mats
The range of heating under floor mats from STIEBEL ELTRON is designed to deliver greater comfort, providing comfortable warmth under foot quickly and efficiently. Electric mats are simply laid underneath the floor and instead of just warming the air in the room, they will warm the floor itself and allow the heat to rise and provide comfortable warmth.
The mats are available in two styles – for under tile installation (main bathroom, ensuite or laundry floors), and in-shower under tile heating mat, which is designed for installation in showers. The in-shower underfloor heating mat can help to prevent mould through heating the shower base and drying the area quickly. The mats are available in a number of sizes to suit a variety of room sizes or shower sizes.
The programmable controller automatically adjusts to ensure that the floors are at the temperature you set at the time you want. It is easy to use and has a series of day programs, party and holiday modes to allow for greater flexibility.
The key benefits of the Stiebel Eltron under tile heating mats are as follows:
Adds an element of luxury to your bathroom
Operates independently of the existing heating system
Aids mould prevention by drying out tiled floors quickly
Allergy and asthma friendly
Ability to tailor program settings, including holiday mode
One controller can operate both the under-tile and in-shower mat up to 15m2
Self-learning controller automatically adjusts so your set comfort temperature is reached at your preset times
Easy installation with adhesive mesh to hold mat in place
Ideal for renovations as the mat is not required to be recessed into the building slab
Running cost of approximately 13.5 cents a day*
*Based on under tile heating pack (3m2) operating for 1 hour per day at energy tariff of 30 cents per kWh
Stiebel Eltron are just one of the companies that AJ’s Plumbing (owners of Australian Hydronic Heating and Cooling) works with to provide the most up to date and cost effective under tile heating products. Contact us now to see how we can work with you to add a bit of luxury to your bathroom.
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