Q. What is an electric under tile mat kit?
A. An electric under tile mat kit is a type of under floor heating. It is a a kit which includes the probes and the cables to provide the heat within mats, as opposed to just being cables, specifically for being installed under tiles. These kits are run by electricity.
Q. Why should I choose an electric under tile mat kit?
A. Under floor heating is a great option to have in your home, especially during the colder months. With various temperature settings and modes under floor heating offers you the flexibility for any time of year. Specifically though, the under tile mat kit is designed to be installed under tiles, and the mat kits are the most popular method of doing this.
Q. Will I need anything else to go with my electric under tile mat kit?
A. You will receive everything that you need in order to use the under tile mat kit, however if you would like upgraded thermostats etc these would be an additional purchase.
Q. Are electric under tile mat kits suitable for use in a cloakroom bathroom?
A. Providing you can find a kit that is suitable for use in the space that you have, then there is no reason why you couldn't use this in a cloakroom bathroom. You will need a fuse near by, and bear in mind that you may end up with quite a warm bathroom.
Q. What things should I consider before purchasing an electric under tile mat kit?
A. Before purchasing an electric under tile mat kit there are a few things to consider. It will take time to lay, which may delay your project and will certainly cost more. You will need an electrician who can wire the mats in for you, which may mean an additional trades person and again additional cost. You will need to make sure that the tiles you are laying are a suitable thickness for under floor heating. It is always best to discuss your needs with your installer, or if it is a large project, the project manager, to ensure that you are not disappointed further into the project.