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Undertile DIY Kit with Digital Thermostat

Undertile DIY Kit with Digital Thermostat

NZ$268.81
Product code: UTSMX0150

Availability: In stock

Quick Overview:

There is nothing like walking into a warm bathroom or kitchen on those cold mornings and evenings. Reduces mould and cleaning. It is a "MUST" for your own quality living and home equity gain.


You can choose to have under tile heating installed in your home by one of our Registered Installation Agents or you may wish to install it yourself.

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NZ$268.81
 

Details

There are two options:

  • Free Spooling Cable allows free hand laying and 100% coverage
  • DIY Mats for easier installation where the cable spacing is preset with a fixing mesh overlay

Approximate Size Calculation:

Calculate the "net" floor area to be heated (excluding fixed obstructions, vanity, toilet, shower etc)

  • net area x 150watts/m2

Note: For larger areas you can come off the walls by say 500mm and reduce the total wattage load and still cover the majority of the floor. But please contact us if you need clarification.

Example:

Net floor area to be heated @3m2 x 150watts = 450watts. If you fall between sizes, always drop down to the nearest cable size wattage.

Kit contents:

InsulAte Peel and Stick 3mm Mat:

InsulAte Mat increases the heating performance by 37%+ on concrete subfloors and reduces sound impact on wooden subfloors and it is so easy to install.

For concrete foundations, this is a "MUST" addition to greatly improve performance and operation costs. For wooden foundations it can replace slate and tile underlay.

Floor Primer should be used to prepare the floor for laying the heating cable.

Self Levelling Compound should be used to place a 1-2 mm concrete cover over the heating cable which would then give a 4-5 mm coverage from the floor upwards. The total floor is now ready to be tiled over. This is optional depending on the tiler's requirements.

Approximate Operational Costs

 

SizeWattageCoverageCosts per day @ 6 hrs a dayCosts per month

Bathroom

Small/medium/large

300 - 400 1 - 340 cents - 53 cents$12.00 - $17.00
500 - 6003 - 466 cents - 79 cents$20.00 - $24.00
700 - 12004 - 893 cents - $1.59$28.00 - $48.00

Kitchen

Small/medium/large

 800 - 1000 5 - 7.5 $1.06 - $1.32 $33.00 - $40.00
 1000 - 1250 6 - 9 $1.32 - $1.65 $40.00 - $50.00
 1500 - 1750 10 - 12 $1.98 - $2.31 $59.40 - $70.00

Living

Small/medium/large

 1500 - 2000 10 - 14 $1.98 - $2.64 $60.00 - $80.00
 2000 - 2500 14 - 17 $2.64 - $3.30 $80.00 - $99.00
 2500 - 3000 17 - 24 $3.30 - $3.96 $99.00 - $119.00

 

The above calculation is based @22 cents/klwt/hr. Assuming the heating is on for 6 hours per day (3 hours in the morning and 3 hours in the evening). Costs per month have been calculated on a 30 day month.

 

Every 1oC reduction in the temperature setting of your thermostat will results in a 5-8% reduction in power usage cost over 24 hours. The above calculation is approximate only and will vary depending on temperature set, operational hours and energy costs etc.