How do you install an underfloor heating thermostat?

Step 1: Remove the screw from the bottom face of the thermostat then carefully separate the front half from the back plate. Step 2: Place the thermostat front somewhere safe and terminate the thermostat as shown in the wiring diagrams. Step 3: Screw the thermostat back plate securely into the back box.

Can you use any thermostat with underfloor heating?

Can Any Thermostat Be Used With Electric Underfloor Heating Kits? The short answer is ‘yes’. A thermostat is pretty much the brain of the heating system and allows the user to switch the heating system off and on and control the temperature.

What temperature should underfloor heating be set at?

Underfloor Heating is often left on for long periods to provide background warmth, you may choose a temperature setting of 16-27 degrees Celsius (60-80 degrees Fahrenheit) for home heating, depending on the room. This could rise to a max of 32 degrees Celsius (90 degrees Fahrenheit) for fast warming.

Where does the thermostat go for underfloor heating?

Ideally, the thermostat should be positioned in a place where it will be able to sense the average temperature in that area. It should not be in direct sunlight or in a draughty area. It should also not be placed near any appliances as they can emit heat, which could give false readings to the thermostat.

Which thermostat is best for underfloor heating?

Overall, Heatmiser gets our vote for best brand of smart / wifi thermostat brand of 2018-2019. Their products are affordable, they offer a great range of products to suit all budgets and everything is well designed as well as being simple to use and easy to control.

Does underfloor heating need a separate thermostat?

As a minimum, you will need one thermostat per zone (not one per room as you may have more than one zone in a large room) but you may add additional thermostats if you have second heat generators such as log burners or Aga type cookers and you need to stop the floor from going cold.

Why is my underfloor heating not heating up?

Trapped air is the most common problem with a malfunctioning underfloor heating system, especially one that uses hot water flowing through sub-floor pipe work. Air can get caught up in the pipe and stay there, causing issues with the whole system.

Should the floor feel warm with underfloor heating?

As a general rule of thumb, your heated floor shouldn’t feel hot – it should just not feel cold.