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Electric Floor Heating


Electric floor heating is used as an effective and energy efficient way to provide heat for many of the most used rooms in a home while keeping energy costs low. Electric floor heating systems are commonly installed in bathrooms, kitchens, and bedrooms but can also be used to provide extra warmth for rooms like the basement that are hard to heat with traditional air heating systems. Electric floor heating is easy to install and there are floor heating systems for every floor type including tile, vinyl, nailed hardwood, and floating laminate, just to name a few.


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The warm floor in the morning is everything we hoped it would be. It makes walking on the ceramic tile so nice. The thermostat works so easily. Programmed when we are gone and warms it up before sleep and early morning. We love it.
— Tim Barry in Pittsburgh, PA

Why Install Electric Floor Heating?

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  • Comfort The number one reason to install electric floor heating under a new floor is absolutely the comfort, a heated floor is literally luxury you can feel but you probably already knew that.
  • Clean Electric radiant floor heating is a very clean heat since it doesn’t rely on forced air, which can circulate dust and other allergens.
  • Safe All of our electric floor heating products have been rigorously tested and are cULus or cCSAus listed.
  • Forced Air Alternative Floor heating systems aren't loud like a central furnace, don't dry out the air, and require no regular maintenance.
  • Affordable Electric floor heating is inexpensive if you put it in while you’re already replacing or installing a floor. In fact, the cost for electric floor heating systems is as low as $5 per square foot. Unlike hydronic systems, electric floor heating systems don't require expensive pumps or water heaters. Additionally, according to Zillow, homes with heated floors typically sell for 3.2% more.
  • Saves Energy Electric radiant floor heating has higher levels of energy efficiency than central air systems because it heats the people and objects in the room directly via infrared heat. Floor heating systems are also inexpensive to operate, you can heat a typical bathroom for pennies a day. For more information see Is Radiant Heat Energy Efficient?
  • Flexible Electric radiant floor heating can be used as your primary heat source or as a way to add supplemental heat to rooms that are tricky to heat like the basement or a room above a garage.
  • Easy-to-Use Thermostats The secret to any great heating system is a great control and we've got an entire line of them for our electric floor heating systems. Shop Thermostats

Is Electric Floor Heating Energy Efficient?

The answer is yes, electric radiant floor heating is a very efficient way to provide heat. Electric floor heating systems use electrical resistance to generate heat that is then radiated to the solid objects in a room. This means much less wasted energy than in other forms of heating like forced air, because the solid objects heated by floor heating systems will retain their energy longer than hot air will. Also, due to the nature of electric floor heating, most users report being comfortable at a lower air temperature setting than if they used a forced air system exclusively, which can translate into significant energy savings.

However, while electric radiant floor heating is very cost effective, it still uses electricity. The operating cost for your floor heating system will depend on a few things like the size of your system, the temperature you're trying to achieve, and the cost of electricity in your area.


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We’ve Talked About Energy Efficiency, Cost Efficiency, and Application, but What About the Most Important Part: Luxury

Electric radiant floor heating is a luxurious experience that has to be felt to be understood. In a regular bathroom, you know that the moment you touch your toes on the tile a shiver will go up your spine. Turning up the furnace or laying down bath mats (so you don’t have to touch the floor) are only partially effective solutions to this problem.

Electric radiant floor heating makes it so that the instant your feet meet the tile, stone, or laminate in your bathroom, they will feel a sensation of warmth.And, because the radiant heat rises from the electric floor heating to warm the objects in the room, you won't have to make a mad dash for the towel to warm your body. You can enjoy your bathroom because electric radiant floor heating has turned a frigid space into a toasty and enjoyable room of relaxation. And if electric radiant floor heating can give you the comfort and luxury that you’re looking for—and do it at such an unbelievable cost and with such easy installation—then why would you ever pick anything other than electric floor heating?


Flooring Types and Electric Floor Heating

The type of floor you want to use with your electric radiant floor heating system will have a huge impact on the floor heating system that our team of engineers will quote you in your free, custom SmartPlan. This is because every floor is made of different materials and has unique construction methods. For example, tile floors need to be paired with electric floor heating that is embedded in the same thinset or self-leveling cement that adheres the tile to the subfloor. On the other hand, floating wood floors require adhesive-free electric floor heating systems that are designed for that application. With our expansive product portfolio and our decades of experience in the industry, we’ll be able to identify the right electric floor heating systems for your project.

  • Did you know that in an average year, about 88% of all electric floor heating projects for WarmlyYours involve tile floors?
  • In recent years, two of the fastest growing flooring types for pairing with electric radiant floor heating have been vinyl (specifically Luxury Vinyl Tile) and wood (largely nailed hardwood).
  • Bathrooms and kitchens are the two most popular rooms for electric radiant floor heating. In a typical year, bathrooms will make up over half of all the projects that use floor heating systems.

Electric Floor Heating for Tile, Stone, Marble & Hardwood Floors

Find the ideal solution to warm tile or stone floors with electric floor heating. Experience the combination of beauty and luxury with heated tile floors. Our TempZone electric floor heating systems are available in several configurations including cable, roll, and heated floor mat.

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TempZone Flex Roll Heating System Banner

Our most popular cut-and-turn roll for easy installation.


  • 25 Year Warranty
  • $10 - $12 per sq. ft.
  • 15 Watts per sq. ft.
  • Available in 120/240 VAC
TempZone Easy Mat Heating System Banner

Targeted heat coverage designed for small areas.


  • 25 Year Warranty
  • $10 - $12 per sq. ft.
  • 15 Watts per sq. ft.
  • Available in 120 VAC
TempZone Cable with Membrane Heating System Banner

Designed for maximum flexibility with easy installation.


  • 25 Year Warranty
  • $5 - $15 per sq. ft. with Fixing Strips
  • $15 - 20 per sq. ft. with Prodeso Membrane
  • 9-15 Watts per sq. ft.
  • Available in 120/240 VAC
TempZone Custom Mats Heating System Banner

Custom-fit coverage for your room with no cuts and no turns.


  • 25 Year Warranty
  • $15 - $30 per sq. ft.
  • 12-15 Watts per sq. ft.
  • Available in 120/208/240 VAC

Electric Floor Heating for Your Shower

Take the chill off of a tile shower's floor or bench before you even turn the water on by installing electric radiant heating. Make sure your beautiful shower feels as good as it looks.

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TempZone Shower Mats Heating System Banner

Exclusively designed to provide warmth to a shower floor.


  • 25 Year Warranty
  • $15 - $30 per sq. ft.
  • 15 Watts per sq. ft.
  • Available in 120 VAC
TempZone Shower Mats Heating System Banner

Exclusively designed to provide warmth to a shower bench.


  • 25 Year Warranty
  • $15 - $30 per sq. ft.
  • 15 Watts per sq. ft.
  • Available in 120 VAC
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Our Shower Waterproofing Kits are made from the highest quality materials and offer several key innovations.


  • An easy-to-clean integrated hair trap in the drain
  • A stronger drain flange
  • A wider variety of high quality drain grate covers
  • A denser shower pan which allows for the installation of a greater range of tile types, including glass tile

Electric Floor Heating for Carpet, Laminate & Floating Hardwood Floors

Heating beneath carpet provides added warmth under your feet. Wood floors maintain a cold surface to the touch - with electric floor heating systems, the surface and room can be heated to an ideal temperature.

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Environ Easy Mat Heating System Banner

Designed for an easy and quick installation in large spaces.


  • 10 Year Warranty under Laminate & Floating Hardwood
  • 5 Year Warranty under Carpet (US Only)
  • $10 - $12 per sq. ft.
  • 12 Watts per sq. ft.
  • Available in 120/240 VAC
Environ Flex Roll Heating System Banner

Our most popular cut and turn installation designed for maximum flexibility.


  • 10 Year Warranty under Laminate & Floating Hardwood
  • 5 Year Warranty under Carpet (US Only)
  • $10 - $12 per sq. ft.
  • 12 Watts per sq. ft.
  • Available in 120/240 VAC

Electric Floor Heating for Concrete Floors

Floor heating systems add function to beautifully polished and decorative concrete floors. Perfect for large lower-level rooms or basements that are almost uninhabitable during winter months.

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Slab Heat Cable Heating System Banner

Our most popular cut-and-turn roll for easy installation.


  • 10 Year Warranty
  • $8 - $16 per sq. ft.
  • 20 Watts per sq. ft.
  • Available in 120/240 VAC
Slab Heating Mat Heating System Banner

Targeted heat coverage designed for small areas.


  • 10 Year Warranty
  • $10 - $12 per sq. ft.
  • 20 Watts per sq. ft.
  • Available in 120/240 VAC


Why Choose Electric Radiant Floor Heating from WarmlyYours?

For over 20 years, WarmlyYours has been at the forefront of the electric floor heating industry. In that time, we've developed both an exceptional offering of electric floor heating systems and unparalleled customer support. We stand behind our floor heating systems with our unbeatable No Nonsense Warranty™ and because we test every electric floor heating mat, roll, and cable before it leaves the factory. And more importantly, we stand behind our customers with our 24/7 Technical Support team and our free custom electric floor heating design services to make sure that customers purchase the electric radiant floor heating system that best meets their project requirements.

  • Free Installation Plan We provide a free, no-obligation SmartPlan™ custom installation plan with every quote for electric radiant floor heating, often within 1 day. Request Installation Plan
  • 24/7 Installation Support We're here to answer your questions about electric floor heating every day – year round – round the clock. Contact WarmlyYours Support
  • 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. Our Shipping Policy
  • Unbeatable Warranty All of our electric radiant floor heating systems are backed by our industry leading warranty, with coverage for both labor and materials on most installations. Download Warranty Chart
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Electric Floor Heating Frequently Asked Questions

What type of flooring can I install along with an electric floor heating system?

WarmlyYours’ TempZone™ product is most commonly installed under tile, stone, and marble flooring, but can also be installed under many other popular floor covering options such as hardwood, vinyl and linoleum. We also have our Environ system, which is an electric floor heating product as well and is specially designed for installation under carpet (in the U.S. only), laminate and floating wood. WarmlyYours can accommodate any flooring type with either of the electric radiant floor heating products that we offer. If your flooring type isn't listed here, just give us a call at (800) 875-5285 and we will be happy to discuss it with you.

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How do I know if I am installing my electric floor heating system properly?

Please keep in mind that you must check your electric floor heating system with a digital ohmmeter in conjunction with a Circuit Check™. Take an initial reading as soon as you take the product out of the box to verify that it is within -5% / +10% of the values stated on the product’s label. This will give you a basis of comparison for future readings. Take a second reading once you have positioned the system to match your custom installation plan. It is also advisable to take an additional reading in the middle of the tile installation, just to make sure that the Circuit Check™ is doing its job. Then, take a final reading when you are finished with the floor installation and are ready to hook up the thermostat.

The Circuit Check™ is a tool developed by WarmlyYours to give you peace of mind and ensure trouble-free installations. Simply hook up the cold leads to the tool while you position the system to match your custom installation plan.

The Circuit Check™ will continuously monitor the continuity of the circuit during the installation of your system and during the installation of your flooring. The Circuit Check™ beeps immediately when a short in the system is detected, alerting you to a potentially damaged cable in the area you are working, before you lay the tile over the electric floor heating system.
 The WarmlyYours technical support team is available 24/7 to provide assistance if the alarm sounds, or if you would have any questions during your installation.

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Will electric floor heating help with moisture issues like mold and mildew?

Yes, the drying effects of electric radiant floor heating will reduce the humidity coming from the slab, which is the largest source of moisture.

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What temperature will my heated floor reach?

The temperature of your floor can range anywhere between 75°F to 95°F. The floor's actual temperature will depend on a number of factors including the amount of heat loss that the room experiences as well as the room’s configuration. For instance, the warmth contained in a two story entry way would likely be less than that of a smaller, more enclosed area such as a bathroom. In a bathroom that is located on the second floor of your home or over another floor in your home that is typically heated, the temperature of your heated floor should easily reach a comfortable temperature of 85 degrees Fahrenheit, if the electric floor heating system is installed correctly. For the heat loss calculation for your specific room, you can access the Heat Loss Calculator or you can call us at (800) 875-5285 and a Customer Service Representative will make the calculation for you.

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Can I use electric floor heating as a primary heat source?

Yes, in most cases, an electric floor heating system can be effective as a primary heat source. However, our TempZone™ and Environ™ systems are most commonly used as a secondary heat source, providing floor-to-ceiling radiant heat to any room in your home where you desire more warmth and comfort.

If you are considering electric floor heating for an addition to your home, such as a sunroom where you have no other source of heat, WarmlyYours offers an innovative online tool which calculates approximate heat loss. This tool can help you to determine if a WarmlyYours’ electric radiant floor heating system will provide your desired comfort temperature throughout the year. You can access the Heat Loss Calculator or you can call us at (800) 875-5285 and a Customer Service Representative will make the calculation for you.

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How much does it cost to run an electric floor heating system?

The answer to this question will depend on a whole host of variables related to electric floor heating, including, but not limited to, the run time (for supplemental heating, we usually recommend between 4-8 hours per day), the electric radiant floor heating system you're using, the total square footage, and your local electrical cost. Typically, the cost is just a few cents a day. 

To figure out how much electric floor heating might cost to run for you, make sure to use our interactive Operating Cost Calculator. 

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Can electric floor heating be installed under a vanity?

Electric radiant floor heating should not be installed under permanent fixtures that may trap heat. However, if the vanity or cabinets are "floating" or are on legs, then a floor heating system may be installed under it.

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How much does it cost to heat a bathroom floor with electric floor heating?

A typical bathroom floor can be heated for about a quarter a day with electric radiant floor heating.

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How does electric floor heating compare to central or forced air heating?

Typically, electric floor heating is used as a supplemental heat source but in some cases, it can be used as a primary heat source. Electric floor heating is more energy efficient, less prone to spreading dust and allergens, and easier to control from room to room. Air-based heating systems can be used for both heating and cooling and can be a good way to control air quality in the home with regular maintenance. 

For a more in-depth answer to this question, check out Your ‘Cheat Sheet’ for Radiant Heat vs. Forced Air

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Do I have to replace my floor to install electric floor heating?

Yes. While there are some floor heating systems that can be installed beneath floor joists, most electric radiant floor heating systems will need to be installed beneath the floor itself. This is why the best time to install electric floor heating is during a remodel or as a part of a new construction, when a floor is being installed anyways. 

If you're interested in alternative radiant heating methods, check out our Radiant Panels, which are wall-mounted and use infrared technology to provide supplemental heating. 

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How are hydronic and electric floor heating systems different?

While both hydronic (heated water) and electric floor heating systems perform a similar function by providing radiant heat from beneath your floor, they do differ in some pretty crucial ways. Typically, using hot water instead of electricity will result in lower operational costs but significantly higher investment and maintenance costs. This usually means that hydronic heating systems are reserved for new construction projects (where it is easier to incorporate the boilers and pumps needed to operate the system) and electric floor heating is often used for remodeling projects in bathrooms, kitchens, etc. To learn more about the differences between these systems, check out this post

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How does electric floor heating work?

Electric floor heating works by having an electric heating cable installed underneath the flooring (embedded or floating, depending on the system and floor type), which is then wired to a special thermostat (either one specifically designed for electric radiant floor heating, like a WarmlyYours’ nSpiration Series control, or a third-party thermostat). When turned on, the heating cable emits heat upward through the flooring which is then radiated throughout the room, heating all solid surfaces. 

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How can I make my basement warmer?

A floor heating system can work as a supplemental heating source and make the basement warmer. If more heat needs to be added to the room, you can experiment with setting the floor heating thermostat to higher temperatures.

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Electric Floor Heating Customer Reviews

Rated 4.9/5 based on 1085 reviews

We take pride in providing both exceptional service and great electric radiant floor heating products. But don't just take our word for it, check out what some of our customers have had to say.

Good stuff!

Environ™ Easy Mats


Very easy to DYI. The instructions and the videos on the website were extremely helpful. The product works great. Nice even heat distribution. I keep the floor temp same as room temp. Big difference in comfort level. Good stuff!

William B. in Clinton, CT

TempZone cable is an excellent, durable heating cable

TempZone™ 3.7-Watt Floor Heating Cable


TempZone cable is an excellent, durable heating cable, possibly the stoutest I've worked with. The pricing structure is highly competitive, and in my case, beneath comparable products from at least two other companies.The product range is wide with many options displayed clearly and in an easy to reach modern website complete with shopping carts with log-ins, chat support, sales service. I was amazed at the level of detail applied in an architectural drawing, available as a free service, by the Tech Department. The supplied drawing had icon and color coded start / stop locations, the accurate measurements helped the install breeze by. The cable was well packaged, and shipped a day sooner than expected. I also received follow up service after the install by my representative.

Bc W. in Johnson City, NY

Just perfect!

TempZone™ Flex Rolls


The product is as advertised. We are 1 year in and could not be happier. The install was not difficult, and it is a dream in the winter. We keep the temp around 75 (you don;t need 80+) and it is heaven to walk into the bathroom (Ok, we keep the house at 68 in the winter). I ended up installing the flex roll and then putting leveler mud on top and then tiled. Just perfect!

Joseph C. in Poughkeepsie, NY

Everything we hoped it would be

TempZone™ Easy Mats


The warm floor in the morning is everything we hoped it would be. It makes walking on the ceramic tile so nice. The thermostat works so easily. Programmed when we are gone and warms it up before sleep and early morning. We love it.

Rob K. in Akron, OH

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