Radiant heating under carpet
If you are setting up underfloor warming under carpeting, you have two options:
HeatMyFloors.com's low voltage underfloor warming systems are designed for easy set up. Take a look at this installation movie or these actions to observe effortless set up is.
Whenever setting up low voltage underfloor heating under carpet, the heating element is placed straight over the thermal insulation and underneath the carpet cushioning, as examples show.
Two factors with carpeting:
- Well-insulated carpet can lessen the effectiveness of the heating element. Be sure you choose carpeting and padding with a combined R-value below 2.5. More healthy Choice is our recommended carpeting pad. Leggit and Platt shields are not suggested for their width.
- Avoid prime or bonded polyurethane pads. HeatMyFloors.com advises: Cerazob, cork, professional Panel and rubber-backed pads including healthy possibility Sponge Cushion.
If you are putting carpet over a concrete slab you should consider insulating among the slab along with your carpeting pad. Prevent prime or bonded polyurethane shields. For non-insulated spaces we recommend Cerazorb or cork to be used for insulating a floor.