Sunset over Seattle and Mt. Rainier
Sunset over Seattle and Mt. Rainier

A scenic seaport city on the West Coast, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. Located between the saltwater Puget Sound (an arm of the Pacific Ocean) to the west and Lake Washington to the east, Seattle weather is moderated by its proximity to the adjacent Puget Sound, greater Pacific Ocean, and Lake Washington.

From October through March, Seattle experiences precipitation on average half of every month. Annually 42 percent of the year consists of some rainfall. Although the temperatures are moderate, damp conditions can make you feel colder in your home than your thermostat setting might indicate. That’s where radiant floor heating comes in as the perfect answer to take the chill off of cold, inhospitable flooring. 

Welcome Overnight Visitors with Radiant Floor Heating

These Seattle homeowners decided to add a basement bedroom for visiting friends and family, but were concerned about the cold basement floor. They discovered that electric radiant floor heating would be an ideal solution to that dilemma. They immediately ordered a WarmlyYours underfloor heating system to keep the guest bedroom comfortably cozy during the winter rainy season. The 1.5- by 52-foot TempZone™ flex roll fills 78 square feet of floor space and costs $741, which equates to just $9.50 per square foot. The flex roll is easy to cut and turn to effectively fill the floor space with 15 watts per square foot of soothing radiant heat. (see floor plan)

Basement Floorplan with Radiant Heat
Basement Bedroom Floor Plan with Radiant Floor Heat

They were also pleasantly surprised to find that operating the in-floor heating is also affordable. According to WarmlyYours’ Operating Cost Calculator, it only costs 37 cents a day to heat this bedroom for eight hours. Annually, that comes out to just $96.23, based on WarmlyYours’ Heat Loss Calculator. The highest the monthly electric bill for this room would reach is $16.73 during the coldest month of the year. The floor heating system can be the primary heat source for this room, so there won’t be any additional heating bills which is a welcome bonus.

It’s Easy To Find the Perfect Control 

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nSpire Touch Programmable Thermostat

The floor heating control you select should fit your lifestyle and daily routine to ensure that you get the maximum benefits from your underfloor heating system. After carefully reviewing their options from WarmlyYours new nSpiration series of thermostats, these homeowners selected the nSpire Touch programmable control with its 3.5” color touch screen and 7-day programmable feature. 

Beyond the nSpire Touch, there are a several controls to suit a wide variety of requirements. If you’re not certain which thermostat would work best for your room or have any questions, just call us at (800) 875-5285 and we’ll be happy to evaluate your situation and recommend the best solution for your home.

Free Online Tools Streamline Your Project

Bedroom Lifestyle Stock Photo
Basement Bedroom with Soothing Radiant Heat

To see how much it would cost to heat a room in your basement or any other room in your home you can check out WarmlyYours’ Instant Quote tool online. By submitting some information such as square footage of the room and flooring type, you’ll see a side-by-side comparison of all the radiant heating options for your room, including how much each one costs. 

In addition to the Instant Quote tool, you can also upload your floor plan online to get a more detailed installation plan, which shows exactly how the floor-heating system should be laid out. This plan makes installation easier for you or your installer and also gives our technical team more information to help you during your installation if you have any questions.

Our technical support experts are available 24/7 at 800-875-5285. For more information on all our radiant heating products, visit our website at Whether you live in Seattle or another city that could benefit from radiant heat WarmlyYours has the solution for all your radiant heating needs.