Top 5 Bathroom Floor Heating Systems

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Today floor heating is an affordable luxury and with numerous solutions available on the market an average heated bathroom floor project is relatively inexpensive and completely DIY.

This article is a good place to start your research of the options you have for electric floor heating today – it gives you some basic info about top floor heating manufacturers and brands, costs of materials for different size rooms and places you can buy floor heating at best prices.

Below are 5 most reliable and high quality bathroom floor heating systems that you can use to bring warmth and comfort to this important area of your home:

 

#1: SunTouch Floor Heating Mats (also known as HeatWeave)

This is the most popular and reliable system on the market today – installed in millions of homes around the US. It’s perfect for tile, stone, laminate, hardwood floors and can be used in bathrooms of any size or shape. Mats easily attach to the floor and can be cut and turned to go around obstacles (furniture) and get ultimate coverage for your floor surface.

You can get a complete kit that includes all you need to install: a floor heating mat (or 2 mats depending on your floor area), programmable thermostat, installation accessories, detailed printed manual and video tutorial on how to install and use the system. The system comes with a 25 year manufacturer warranty.

Manufacturer website: http://suntouch.com/mats/

Best place to buy: http://www.warmyourfloor.com/shop-by-brand/suntouch.html

Cost of Materials (Complete SunTouch Mat Kit):

Wall-to-wall area SF404550607080
Floor surface area SF152025304050
System with Programmable Thermostat$368$421$474$526$631$736
System with Non-programmable Thermostat$303$356$409$461$566$671

#2: Nuheat Floor Heating Mats

Nuheat is another reliable, high quality and equally popular floor heating system manufactured in Canada. Nuheat standard floor heating mats come in over 60 sizes. With Nuheat you also have an option to customize your mat to the size and shape of any irregular/odd shape room. The mats can safely heat all types of floors – tile, stone, laminate, hardwood, carpet, etc).

Manufacturer website: http://www.nuheat.com/floor-heating/electric-floor-heat.html

Best place to buy: http://www.warmyourfloor.com/shop-by-brand/nuheat.html

Cost of Materials (Standard Size Mats):

Wall-to-wall area SF404550607080
Floor surface area SF152025304050
System with Programmable Thermostat$475$498$510$527$604$665
System with Non-programmable Thermostat$410$433$445$462$539$600

Cost of Materials (Custom Mats):

Wall-to-wall area SF404550607080
Floor surface area SF152025304050
System with Programmable Thermostat$660$660$736$736$803$803
System with Non-programmable Thermostat$595$595$671$671$738$738

#3: Warmwire Floor Heating Cables

WarmWire is a cable floor heating option from SunTouch. This system uses heating cables or wires instead of mats and can be used in bathrooms or any other rooms of any size or shape. This system is cheaper than the 2 previous mat systems but is more difficult to install (still 100% DIY). Works with most floor coverings.

Manufacturer website: http://suntouch.com/warmwire/

Best place to buy: http://www.warmwire.com

Cost of Materials (Complete WarmWire Mat Kit):

Wall-to-wall area SF404550607080
Floor surface area SF152025304050
System with Programmable Thermostat$350$378$404$426$474$528
System with Non-programmable Thermostat$285$313$339$361$409$463

#4: Thermosoft Tile Heating Floor Mats

A floor heating system for anyone on a tight budget, these mats work for rooms with tile or stone floors. They come with four layers of insulation to protect your floors and have a lifetime warranty.

Best place to buy: http://www.thermosoft.com/radiant-floor-heating/

Cost of Materials:

Wall-to-wall area SF404550607080
Floor surface area SF152025304050
System with Programmable Thermostat$344$420$428$468$552$667
System with Non-programmable Thermostat$314$390$398$438$522$637

#5: WarmlyYours Mats

This system provides both standard size and custom mats to fit bathrooms of almost any size. You can also purchase smaller mini-mats for spot heating in crucial areas, such as directly in front of the tub. The mats come with a 25 year warranty.

Best place to buy: http://www.warmlyyours.com/en-US/floor-heating/tile-stone-heating

Cost of Materials:

Wall-to-wall area SF404550607080
Floor surface area SF152025304050
System with Programmable Thermostat$414$472$521$548$616$729
System with Non-programmable Thermostat$384$452$501$528$596$709

Any of these bathroom floor heating systems will bring an end to the discomfort and unpleasantness of walking on cold flooring. So pick out one that fits your needs and banish those chilly bathroom floors from your home for good.

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