WarmlyYours floor heating will keep your laminate floor consistently comfortable day after day.

Laminate Underfloor Heating

Relatively recent advances in laminate flooring manufacture have ensured that this affordable floor product is now an attractive, easy to maintain, water resistant, and extremely durable option for your remodel.

With the addition of an Environ radiant floor heating system from WarmlyYours, your new laminate floor can feel as good as it looks.


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Floor Heating Systems for Laminate

There is a huge variety of different laminate flooring types available from many different floor manufacturers but the vast majority of these share some key characteristics. Laminate flooring is typically composed of synthetic materials is constructed in layers (which is where it gets the name “laminate”).

Laminate floors are typically installed as a “floating” floor which is why they are best paired with our Environ product line. The adhesive-less installation of Environ heating elements can mean significant cost savings for your project as there is no need to purchase thinset or self-leveling cement to embed the heating element in. This ultra-thin heating system is specifically designed to provide even heating for your new floor. After an easy installation, all you have to do is sit back and enjoy.

Environ
Flex Rolls

Installation

Cut-and-Turn Format for Easy Installation


Specifications
  • 10 Year Warranty
  • 1/16" thin mat
  • 12 watts per sq. ft.
  • Available in 120/240 VAC

Example Project Shop Flex Rolls
Environ
Easy Mats

Installation

Targeted Heat Coverage for Specific Areas


Specifications
  • 10 Year Warranty
  • 1/16" thin mat
  • 12 watts per sq. ft.
  • Available in 120/240 VAC

Example Project Shop Easy Mats
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Why Install Radiant Floor Heating?

Electric in-floor heating systems generate an even heat throughout your home and will not disturb dust, reducing the chance of possible allergic reactions. What's more, radiant heated floors reduce noise levels and the amount of dry air in your home. There are other benefits to floor heating as well, including financial perks, as they are inexpensive to install and typically don't add more than a quarter to electric bills.

  • Easy to Install Whether you’re using a mat or cable, we've made installation as simple as possible.
  • Affordable Most systems are inexpensive to run and require no regular maintenance.
  • Easy-to-Use Thermostats The secret to any great heating system is a great control.
  • Saves Energy Radiant heat has higher levels of energy efficiency than most traditional systems.
  • Safe cULus listed.
  • Clean Heat Doesn't disturb pollen, dust or other allergens like forced-air systems.
Electric in-floor heating systems generate an even heat throughout your home and will not disturb dust

Why Choose WarmlyYours?

WarmlyYours provides free design services to make sure that customers purchase the heating system that best meets their project requirements. Depending on the floor type and the shape and size of a room's layout, the size and placement of heating mats will differ.

  • Free Installation Plan We provide a free, no-obligation SmartPlan™ with every quote, often within 1 day.
  • 24/7 Installation Support We're here to answer your questions every day – year round – round the clock.
  • Easy-to-Use Thermostats The secret to any great heating system is a great control.
  • Fast Shipping & Simple Returns With same day shipping nationwide, we're committed to getting your order to you on time. Plus, we don't charge restocking fees for unused products.
  • Unbeatable Warranty All of our heating systems are backed by our industry leading warranty, with coverage for both labor and materials on most installations.
Radiant heat has higher levels of energy efficiency than most traditional systems.

Frequently Asked Questions


The Environ™ Flex Rolls and Easy Mats are designed to deliver 12 watts per square foot.

The roll and mat is 1/16" thick, and the cord is 1/4" in diameter.

No. Laminates that have their pad already attached to the laminate are not compatible with the Environ™ Products.

Multiple Environ™ products may be connected in parallel directly to a thermostat or through the junction box. Please ensure the total amperage of all connected mats doesn’t exceed the thermostat’s maximum load.

For carpet applications, we require 12" around the perimeter of the room so that a carpet stretcher can be used without damaging the Environ roll or mat. With laminate floors, you can install it wall to wall. We do not recommend heating under heavy pieces (100lb/ft2). And, never heat under permanent fixtures.

The height difference and sound is purely dependent on the choice of carpet and padding. Different carpets and carpet pads have different qualities and will be a determining part of height and sound.

The actual cost of operating your floor heating system will vary depending upon a number of factors including the cost of electricity in your area and the length of time you run your system. Try our Operating Cost Calculator for a quick estimate.

Environ™ Floor Heating Systems are backed by WarmlyYours 5 and 10 year “No Nonsense™ Warranty* and WarmlyYours highly recognized lifetime 24/7 technical support. Due to the fact that we will also cover not only the cost of labor, but also the cost of the floor itself, our warranty is renowned for being an industry best. Our “No Nonsense™ Warranty” for Environ covers 5 years for under carpet applications and 10 years for under laminate or floating wood floors.

Any type of underlayment/padding may be used as long as it has a density of 6-8 pounds per cubic foot. Certain underlayment, such as ¼” (6mm) thick cork, or 5mm CeraZorb are recommended for Environ™ Flex Rolls. It is also acceptable to place a vapor barrier, such as a plastic sheet, under the underlayment. Underlayment papers are not compatible with Environ™ Flex Rolls. Underlayment is necessary to prevent Environ™ Flex Rolls from damage from the weight of the floor, furniture, and people. Unavoidable wooden floor movements will not harm Environ™ Flex Rolls. Wooden floors expand and contract with temperature and moisture change. The wooden floor “moves” on top of Environ™ Flex Rolls. This movement will not damage Environ™ Flex Rolls when the installation is done correctly and the underside of the final floor covering is installed evenly. Some underlayment materials also have a noise reducing and insulating effect. When installing over concrete, a ¼” underlayment is mandatory. Any underlayment available in ¼” size is acceptable in most cases. CeraZorb, cork, or ¼” to 3/8” of expanded polystyrene (EPS) with a density of 2 pounds per cubic foot or more, are recommended for installation under Environ™ Flex Rolls. When installing over a concrete slab, choose the underlayment with the highest R-Value.

Verify that your laminate is warranted for use with radiant heat. Most modern wood laminate floors are compatible with Environ™ Flex Rolls, but the maximum thickness of the timber / laminate / wooden flooring should not exceed 5/8” (15mm). Flooring that has metallic strips as part of its locking system is NOT compatible, as these metallic strips may damage the Environ™ Flex Rolls. Also laminates that have their pad already attached to the laminate are not compatible with the Environ™ Flex Rolls.

No, as long as a licensed electrician properly installs it. We suggest setting your nSpiration Series thermostat control at a maximum of 85°F when the system is installed under laminate flooring. See your laminate manufacturer for their requirements regarding their product when used with electric radiant heat.

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