Electric UFH FAQs

How much does it cost to run Warmup electric underfloor heating?


Warmup underfloor heating is very cost-effective to run, it costs just 13p per day to heat an average-sized bathroom.

Is electric underfloor heating safe?


Unlike other types of heating systems, underfloor heating operates without moving parts, exposed heating elements. Underfloor heating delivers a family-friendly and safe environment. No low-level hot surfaces or hard metal edges come with a radiator system, which can create a potentially unsafe and dangerous environment for small children, the elderly, or those vulnerable and at …

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Can I use Warmup electric floor heating systems as a primary heating source?


In CSH Level 4 or higher houses, Yes, Warmup Underfloor Heating is ideally suited as the primary heat source. If your house is an older property with lower insulation levels, it is probably best to install an additional source of heat. The only way to be completely sure if you need an additional heat source …

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Can any of the Warmup underfloor heating cables be shortened?


None of the Warmup heaters can be shortened, in under any circumstances. The correct size must be purchased for size of the area that is wished to be covered. Please contact us if you have purchased heating cable that is too long.

I have installed under tile heaters, how long should I wait before turning on the underfloor heating?


Installing under tile heating involves using screed as tile adhesive. The underfloor heating cannot be turned on until the flexible tile adhesive is fully dried. A minimum of 7-10 days should be allowed for this to ensure that the adhesive is completely dry. Turning the system on too early may force the screed to dry …

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I am about to lay a Loose Wire underfloor heating system, should I use primer?


The need to use primer depends on whether a backer board is being used. If the heating element is laid directly onto a plywood or concrete subfloor, primer should be used. If an insulated or standard backer board is used, there is no need to use the primer as these boards are already primed. The …

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I am ready to install the underfloor heating but realised that the floor sensor cable is too short. Can the floor probe or power supply cables be extended?


When positioning the floor probe, hot water pipes in the floor or any draught-prone places (such as external doorway) should be avoided as this may affect the thermostat. If the floor probe or power supply cables are too short upon installation, both of them can be extended by a qualified and certified electrician. All electric …

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I am testing the underfloor heating system to see if it works, what setting should the multimeter be on to test floor probes?


When testing electric underfloor heating and checking the resistance of heating cables, a multimeter should be used to test both the heating element and floor probe before, during, and after installation by using the Ohms scale. This will tell you whether the heating system and/ or floor probe are working correctly and that they have …

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