My daughter liked her new warm floor so much I’m doing my son’s room next!
You got the Environ II™ for your daughter?
Marie Yes. Her room has a lot of windows and it’s a good size room – so the combination made it hard to heat by our forced air system.
What were you hoping to do with it and why?
Marie My daughter runs very cold – so I wanted to add a level of comfort that would not be achievable any other way. She wanted her room to be warm and cozy and now she has just that. Danielle likes modern stuff. So we decided to install laminate floors with the floor heating. She really likes the new floor - says it makes the room look “clean” as opposed to her old carpet.
Were you there for the install?
Marie I was there for part of it, but once I saw that the installer was very comfortable, I left him on his own. There is really not much to it – no cutting – no adhesive – he just laid the floor heating mat down over the sub-floor and channeled the return leads to the thermostat.
Now that you have gotten to used it, how do you and your daughter like it?
Danielle I like it a lot because my room used to be the coldest and now it’s the warmest.
Marie She loves it! She is so proud to show off that her bedroom is now the warmest – even better is that our favorite pet – our cat Lola - loves it too.
Do you do anything different now since your floor is warm?
Danielle A couple things, my cat Lola always crawls under my rug on my heated floor and takes a nap. One day I got cold and used my rug as a blanket and I slept for 4 hours! I also use it for homework and sleepovers.
How do your friends like your new floor?
Danielle They think I’m really lucky and they wish they had my room. When my older brother’s friends come into my room they say I have a better room than he does.
Is there anything else you’d like me to know about the new floor?
Danielle It’s very easy for me to turn up the warmth or make it lower. It’s easy to control.
Marie I’m thinking of trading rooms with her.
Does your mom ever complain if you turn it up too high?
Danielle Mom doesn’t complain unless I turn it above 90 [degrees].
Would you do other rooms?
Marie Yes, I’m doing my son’s room next. His room is over our garage so you can imagine how cold it gets….
Is the product worth the price, in your opinion?
Marie Absolutely. There was just no other way to get this room cozy and comfortable. Priceless.
There you have it, straight from a homeowner’s mouth!
Interview conducted by Erin Mitmoen
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WarmlyYours electric floor heating under tile and stone comes with a 10 year warranty, under carpet or laminate the warranty is 5 years.<BR/><BR/>May I suggest that you give our technical support department a call on (800) 875-5285 to allow them to determine the what the issue is and assist in fixing it. If not feel free to email me at [email protected] and I will deal with your case personally. <BR/><BR/>Of course if your system actually does have a 1 year warranty then it will likely be one of our competitors products, that's no problem though as our technical support team will still try to help you locate the problem. <BR/><BR/>Regards<BR/><BR/>Gareth
Gareth Jones on 01/06/2009
Thanks Nate, for providing the information regarding heated floor mat & truly said working in a cool climate is not at all pleasant. Heated floor mats are designed to warm tile and stone floors in bathrooms, kitchens and any other room that requires heating.
heated floor mats on 01/17/2011
You did a great job, congratulations! By the way, your daughter is adorable
Hardwood Flooring Chicago on 11/20/2009
Thats a great article thank you for sharing.
Joseph on 08/11/2009
That's great. I used to absolutely love my warm bathroom floor -- until it crapped out after less 2 years. Do you wonder why they give a 1 year warranty?
Anonymous on 01/06/2009