The Advantages of Installing an In-floor Radiant Heat System

 With winter approaching, the question of when to turn on the heat will come up, and consideration of heating rooms when heating the whole house isn't practical or desirable.In particular, heating the bathroom comes into play, since most people state that as the room where heat really comes in handy. There are a number of systems available, and most have safety, longetivity, and other drawbacks.

Of all of these heating systems, the one which is silent, durable and effective is the in-floor radiant heat system. The two components which it needs are electricity (for recirculating pumps) and hot water.

In-floor radiant heat systems have various elements which make it a worthwhile option. It provides a number of advantages.  For one, the luxurious feeling of warmth beneath your feet when you step into the bathroom or other radiant heat zones. The heat is stable and silent. 

It's a space-saving option, as well, since the entire mechanism is hidden from sight.



While the rest of your home is still cool, the in-floor radiant heat can provide toasty warmth in a specific location, say, the bathroom. The controls can even be Smart set, so you don't have to turn it on every morning. 


Without a blower or other form of electrical humming, the in-floor radiant heat source is a silent source of comfort. 


In-floor radiant heat is a home improvement, so it's meant to last for decades, rather than requiring a replacement every few years like your old ceramic heater.


Since it's beneath the floor, it doesn't require space to operate or a 'safe zone' around it to prevent burns and fire. For people with a small home or bath, this can be an ideal solution without sacrificing comfort.

Cozy and secure

Many of the customers who choose in-floor heating are parents of young children and seniors who can be forgetful and easily burned. It's an ideal solution where comfort is imperitive, but safety is, too. 


In-floor heating systems can be topped with a myriad of flooring materials. Because of this, it's very adaptable in a number of situations. In addition, the hidden nature of it makes it durable, since it's safely tucked away. 

In conclusion, in-floor radiant heat is worth another look, especially for those who consider comfort to be paramount, and those who are in the process of remodeling or at the initial build phase of a home.

If you need a highly-reviewed, licensed electrician in the Phoenix Valley area, or want to ask one about installing an in-floor radiant heat system, call Efficient Electric at 623-900-1461

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