It is generally accepted that the home sales volume in San Francisco is always a step ahead of the rest of the state. Although currently it remains stuck in its bumpy plateau — flat, “it’s likely to pick up consistently in the next year due to increased demand from end users,” reports the firsttuesday Journal. The steady pace of the real estate market can have profound implications on the San Francisco Bay area, “which has enjoyed one of the nation's hottest housing markets over the past several years,” explains Zillow. The median home value in San Francisco is $1,119,500 and Zillow predicts it will rise 4.1% within the next year.

“The city is laid out in a grid over some 40 hills, reaching heights of nearly 1,000 feet,” and explains that this often causes wide variations in temperature and sky conditions in different areas of town. San Francisco is known as "the air-conditioned city” as the temperatures of the city remain generally moderate until winter arrives, from approximately November to March. While people in San Francisco experience a mild climate, the weather is cool rather than warm most of the time. It is not uncommon to see sunshine and fog cover the city in complex patterns, and consequently people have grown used to the heat produced from the infrared rays of the sun during the day. As the sun goes down, winter nights become colder, making in-floor radiant heating an ideal option to keep warm during those chilly nights.

Here’s How This Homeowner Incorporated Radiant Heating In His San Francisco Bathroom:

In the case of this San Francisco homeowner, adding radiant electric heat to a large bathroom was a very affordable way to bring the welcoming warmth and comfort of floor heating to their routine. To incorporate floor warming, he installed a 1.5- by 66-foot TempZone™ Flex Roll in his 123-square-foot bathroom for $940.00 at a cost of just $9.49 per square foot (see floor plan).

Let’s take into account the cost to operate the system. WarmlyYours’ Energy Use Calculator shows it only costs 41 cents per day to heat this bathroom for four hours a day and our Heat Loss Calculations suggest it costs just $73.16 to heat the bathroom during January, the coldest month of the year. Best of all, the annual operating cost for the heated floor is $516.24 — a small price to pay for the comfort and luxury of a radiantly warm bathroom with soothing warm floors.

Don't Just Sit There! Get A Free Instant Quote For Your Bathroom!

If you’re wondering how much your bathroom or any room where you desire floor heating will cost, you can use our Instant Quote tool to find that out. By simply entering your project information, you will receive the recommended products along with their cost. In addition, our SmartPlan™ installation plan will specify all the relevant information you will need to get your project underway. To obtain a custom installation plan for your room, you can submit a floor plan online, send it to your account manager via email ( or fax at (800) 408-1100.

Believe you can and you’re halfway there! If you are a DIYer and prefer installing the system yourself, we’ve got you covered too by offering 24/7 installation support to guide you through each step of the process! Our technical experts are available day and night for your convenience at (800) 875-5285. WarmlyYours is there for you every step of the way, day or night.

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I need to know about putting vinyl planks over Electric Radiant Heat. The shaw products say Hydro only. I will be pouring self leveling compound over the wires will that make a difference?

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