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5 things you won’t miss when you’ve got electric underfloor heating in your home

5 things you won't miss when you've got electric underfloor heating

5 things you won’t miss when you’ve got electric underfloor heating in your home

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Thermotouch 3.2aP – Watch the video!

With just your smartphone, a free app and the Thermotouch 3.2aP you can wirelessly control your electric underfloor heating. The system is extremely flexible, enabling you to control your underfloor heating in multiple rooms on an hour by hour schedule. Watch the video to find out more!

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What is the floor sensor probe and how does it work?

The floor sensor probe is designed to measure the actual temperature of your floor so that your thermostat can accurately control your electric underfloor heating system. Every Comfortzone thermostat ships with a 3m floor sensor probe and a 2m section of conduit for easy installation and removal. The sensor probe should be installed under your […]

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How to wire up the Comfortzone touchscreen thermostat (8259)

This video gives a guide on how to wire up the Comfortzone touchscreen electric underfloor heating thermostat (8259) correctly. Note: All electrical work should be carried out by a qualified professional and adequate steps should be taken to ensure safety and compliance with local regulations.

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How to wire up the Comfortzone manual thermostat (8250)

This video gives a guide on how to wire up the Comfortzone manual electric underfloor heating thermostat (8250) correctly. Note: All electrical work should be carried out by a qualified professional and adequate steps should be taken to ensure safety and compliance with local regulations.

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How to wire up the Thermotouch 4.3iC thermostat (5240)

This video gives a guide on how to wire up Thermotouch 4.3iC colour touchscreen thermostat (5240) with Comfortzone electric underfloor heating correctly. Note: All electrical work should be carried out by a qualified professional and adequate steps should be taken to ensure safety and compliance with local regulations.

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How to test an electric underfloor heating sensor probe

Every Comfortzone electric underfloor heating thermostat should be set up with a floor temperature sensor probe to monitor the temperature of your floor. This video shows you how to test the resistance of your sensor probe correctly, to identify any faults. Note: All electrical work should be carried out by a qualified professional and adequate […]

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How to avoid hot spots when installing electric underfloor heating

In this video we show you how to lay your Comfortzone electric underfloor heating mat to avoid hotspots and create an even spread of comfortable heat. Note: All electrical work should be carried out by a qualified professional and adequate steps should be taken to ensure safety and compliance with local regulations.

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How do I test the resistance of my electric underfloor heating system?

It is important to test your electric underfloor heating three times; before you start the installation, after you’ve finished laying the system and again after you’ve laid the floor finish. This ensures that any damage caused to the heating cable during installation is detected and can be dealt with. There are 2 tests to perform – […]

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What is the floor sensor probe and how does it work?

Every Comfortzone electric underfloor heating thermostat should be configured to use an in-floor sensor probe to monitor the temperature of the floor. This is the most accurate way to control the running temperatures and positively influence your energy bills. The sensor probe is 3m long, 4mm thick and should be laid within a conduit, in […]

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Can I tile directly over electric underfloor heating?

Yes you can! When tiling over an electric underfloor heating element you must take care to use a full bed of adhesive for each tile. This ensures that all of the heating element is contained within the adhesive and the heat can dissipate from the cable into the floor and up into the room. “Dot […]

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What to do with excess electric underfloor heating cable

1. Exchange it for a properly sized system If there is too much matting or heating cable and you have not cut or damaged it, you can simply exchange it for the correct size heating system. The system will need to be in re-saleable condition, in the original packaging and you will probably need a […]

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How to wire up the Comfortzone manual thermostat – 8250

This video shows you how to wire up the Comfortzone manual thermostat to your electric underfloor heating system and electrical supply. Connecting the Comfortzone 8259 is simple, but should only be attempted by a qualified electrician. Always remember to switch off the power before conducting any electrical work! Make sure the sensor, power and heating […]

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