Charlotte is the largest city in the U.S. state of North Carolina and the second largest city in the Southeastern United States, just behind Jacksonville, Florida. It also has the distinction of being the third fastest growing major city in the United States.
That growth is supported by recent data from Zillow that shows the median home value in Charlotte of $161,600 and rising. Charlotte home values have gone up 5.6% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 3.3% within the next year. If you are a new homeowner remodeling your bathroom, it’s the perfect time to add radiant floor heat to your project. According to currentresults.com the average low temperatures in Charlotte hover around the freezing mark from December through February making radiant floor heating a nice addition to take the chill off those cold tile floors in the morning. Radiant heat is ideal for any room in the home, but the most popular applications are kitchens and bathrooms.
Bathroom Floor Heating Costs
This customer decided to warm up her tile flooring when remodeling her 60-square-foot guest bathroom so that visiting friends and family would be more comfortable. The bathroom (see floor plan) employs a 1.5- by 27-foot TempZone™ Flex Roll, which cost $486. This equates to $12.00 per square foot of radiant warmth underfoot.
In addition, the cost to operate the floor-heating system is quite low. It costs only 12 cents a day to heat this bathroom, according to WarmlyYours' Energy Use Calculator. This tool factors in the average kWh cost in Charlotte, which is approximately 11 cents. During the coldest month of the year, it costs about $23.63 to run the system, according to WarmlyYours' Heat Loss Calculator.
Along with factoring in the average kWh cost in Charlotte, the Heat Loss Calculator estimates the desired room temperature, sealing factor, insulation factors and more to determine whether radiant heat can be the sole source of heat for the room and how much the operating costs will be. In the case of this Charlotte bathroom, this system can be the primary source of heat for the room so there won't be any additional heating bills for this guest bathroom, an added benefit.
How to Get a Quote
To find out the cost of supplying in-floor heating to your bathroom — or any other room in your home — simply check out WarmlyYours' Instant Quote tool online. This tool will show you the exact product you need along with the corresponding cost. And, it gives you the option to upload a drawing or image of your room's floor plan so that our sales team can provide you with a customized installation plan. This detailed plan shows you exactly where the electric floor-heating system will be located and specifically how it will be laid out for optimal functionality.
If you have any questions, please call us at (800) 875-5285 and one of our friendly, experienced account managers will be glad to help. Last but not least, when you are ready to install the product, our 24/7 technical support experts are on hand to guide you every step of the way, night or day. For more information, visit www.warmlyyours.com.
Instant Quote: www.warmlyyours.com/my_projects/new
Energy Use Calculator: www.warmlyyours.com/floor-heating/cost-calculator
Heat Loss Calculator: https://www.warmlyyours.com/en-CA/floor-heating/heatloss-calculator
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