Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What are some of the possible causes of a faulty electric floor heating system?
There are many possible causes for an electric floor heating system malfunctioning. It could be a blown fuse/circuit, damaged wiring, or a problem with the thermostat in your home. The most common issue is a short which occurs as a result of faulty wiring.
If I need to fix my floor heating, will the entire floor need to be removed?
In order to fix an electric floor heating system, there are many things that an electrician can do to diagnose the issue. Luckily, a TDR (Time Domain Reflectometer) can be used to troubleshoot and diagnose the problem without removing or damaging the floor.
If I notice an issue with my floor heating system, can I fix it myself?
It is important to always hire a licensed electrical contractor to fix any electrical problems in your home. This minimizes your risk of electrocution or electrical fire. However, before you call an electrician, you can try to resolve the issue by checking for a blown fuse, checking for a faulty thermostat, checking the wiring and connections and cleaning any accumulated dirt or debris. If the issue does not get resolved after doing this, you need to contact a licensed electrician for further troubleshooting.