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Suburban Barrington, IL

Barrington is an affluent, suburban village in Cook and Lake counties, Illinois. Located approximately 32 miles (51 km) northwest of Chicago, the area features wetlands, forest preserves, parks, and horse trails in a country-suburban setting. 

Winters in Chicago and the surrounding communities like Barrington can be very harsh. In fact, according to, Chicago is third behind Minneapolis and Milwaukee for the coldest mean temperatures during December through February of 26 degrees Fahrenheit ( -3 degrees Celsius). To combat the cold and make your home warm and cozy, it’s time to consider adding radiant floor heating to your abode. 

Calculating Costs for Heating Up This Kitchen Floor in Barrington, IL

These Barrington homeowners chose to upgrade their kitchen with beautiful tile flooring. At the same time, they decided it was important to include in-floor heating in the remodeling project to modernize their home and appeal to potential homebuyers should they decide to sell. Thus, these homeowners will be able to enjoy the benefits of their newly remodeled warm kitchen with the knowledge that it will also help boost their home’s resale value. After carefully considering their options, they purchased a WarmlyYours TempZone™ flex roll floor heating system to bring additional warmth to their stylish but cold new kitchen tile. The floor heating covers just over 118 square feet of floor space costing a total of $1174.50, which amounts to less than $10.00 per square foot. (see floor plan)

Kitchen Floorplan with Radiant Heat
Radiant floor heating adds welcoming warmth to any kitchen

When budgeting the project the cost of operating the system should also be evaluated. WarmlyYours has these useful online tools to help you figure that out. Based on data from WarmlyYours’s Operating Cost Calculator it costs 68 cents to warm this kitchen floor for eight hours a day. In addition, it costs less than $45.00 during the coldest month of the year according to WarmlyYours’s Heat Loss Calculator. Another benefit is that this system can be a primary heat source for the room without incurring additional heating bills, a substantial energy and utility savings.

Your Choice of Control Enhances Your Radiant Experience

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nSpire Touch Thermostat with Touch Screen

Like the popular expression, the right tool for the right job, the control you select should fit your lifestyle and daily needs to ensure that you get the maximum benefits from your underfloor heating system. These homeowners chose wisely from WarmlyYours new nSpiration series of thermostats. The nSpire Touch programmable control with its 3.5” color touch screen and 7-day programmable feature among other attributes fit the bill.

In addition to the nSpire Touch, there are a several controls to suit a wide variety of requirements. If you aren’t sure which thermostat would work best for your room, just call us at (800) 875-5285 and we’ll be glad to evaluate your situation and advise the best solution to meet your needs.

Simplify Your Project Planning with Free Online Tools

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Cozy Kitchen with Radiant Heat

It’s easy to find out the cost to add in-floor heating to any room in your home with WarmlyYours’s Instant Quote tool. Simply fill in some basic information about your project and the tool will provide a side-by-side comparison of the recommended products for your room along with the cost.

Getting a custom installation plan is easy too. Just upload a floor plan of your room. This gives you more in-depth detail than an Instant Quote as it outlines exactly how the floor-heating system should be laid out including the electrical plan. This custom plan makes installation even easier by helping our expert technical staff guide you through the complete process. 

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Last but not least, when you are ready to install your product, our 24/7 technical support experts will be available to guide you every step of the way, whenever you need assistance. For more information, visit us at