So, you are doing repairs in your apartment and decided to install a warm floor. There is no doubt about the advantages of this solution for heating in a modern house — in the cold season, when the main heating is not yet turned on, the comfort is increased, you can forget about the common cold, and if there is a small child at home, then such a solution has practically no alternative. But the warm floor cannot be fully used without a thermostat. KP will tell you how to choose a thermostat for underfloor heating together with Konstantin Livanovrepair specialist with 30 years of experience.
How to choose a thermostat for underfloor heating
Types of thermostats
Thermoregulators, or, as they are called in the old fashioned way, thermostats, have several varieties. Usually they are divided into mechanical, electronic and sensory — according to the method of control. But thermostats can also be distinguished by the scope. So, not every model that can work with electric underfloor heating has the ability to work with water heaters. But there are also universal solutions that can work with electric and water heated floors.
Thermostat control method
Mechanical models of thermostats have a simple control, which consists of a power button and a rotary knob with a temperature scale applied in a circle. Such models are cheaper and very easy to learn even for older people.