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In-Floor Heating in Sydney

Couple relaxing on the floor after our floor heating installation in Canberra

If you're used to visible ductwork or HVAC systems, then in-floor heating might surprise you. This versatile, cost-efficient and maintenance-free heating option is ideal for any property and takes away the care, cost and noise of traditional HVAC systems. Turn to P.A.P. Heating Solutions for your floor heating needs in Sydney.

What In-Floor Heating Options Do We Offer?

Our two main in-floor heating options are in-slab and under-tile heating. Both are excellent choices for various reasons.

In-Slab Heating

In-slab heating involves putting heating cables into a concrete slab floor. While in-slab heating is best for new constructions, building renovations also can include in-slab heating projects.

Under-Tile Heating

Under-tile heating is ideal for cement or timber floors and is fast to act for chilly feet. Many people enjoy this in-floor heating option in their bathrooms.

What Are the Benefits of In-Floor Heating?

Floor heating provides many benefits for your property. Some reasons why you should invest in in-floor heating include:

  • Lack of maintenance: Unlike traditional HVAC systems that require regular filter changes and cleaning, in-floor heating is almost maintenance-free.
  • Lack of noise: While a quietly running HVAC unit usually doesn't much of disruption or disturbance, in-floor heating takes it a step further with completely silent operation.
  • Surplus of flooring options: In-floor heating fits under multiple types of floors, including carpet, tile, concrete and timber.
  • Versatility of installation choices: Since in-floor heating can go under most floors, it is adaptable for most buildings, including homes, aged care facilities, health retreats and commercial facilities.
  • Freedom from allergies: In-floor heating is an allergy-friendly option. If you suffer from seasonal or chronic allergies, floor heating can help.
  • Safety from overheating: As in-floor heating evenly distributes itself, you won't have to worry about hot spots or scalded feet as you walk across the floor.
  • Versatility of heating zones: If you choose zoned in-floor heating, you can determine which rooms are heated instead of heating the whole property.

Ready to discover what in-floor heating can do for your property? Contact us today via our online form or the number of the location nearest you.

In-slab heating & under-tile heating

Floor heating is a term which covers a wide range of heating applications, systems and products. There are a lot of other terms and descriptions commonly used for floor heating concepts – including in floor heating, in-floor heating, underfloor heating, slab heating, in-slab heating, tile heating and under-tile heating.

A lot of these different variations refer to the same general concepts and are basically interchangeable. However there are some heating types and applications which do benefit from differentiation – particularly when prospective purchasers are trying to select the right product for their application.

At P.A.P. we refer to our general range of floor heating (or in-floor heating) solutions – but then draw the distinction between two more specific categories within this range:

1. In-slab heating  and  2. Under-tile heating systems

ins-slab heating

In-slab heating

In-slab heating uses heating cables embedded in a concrete slab floor to provide heating. The slab stores the heat at night and releases it to provide continuous warmth during the day.

Generally in-slab heating systems are considered for new buildings or projects where they can installed when the slab is poured (although they can also be used in renovations and fitted to some existing buildings).
» more on in-slab heating

under tile heating

Under-tile heating

Under-tile heating is a floor heating system designed more for existing homes with either cement or timber floors where the heating is provided by in-screed cables.

This type of heating is also known as 'demand heating' due to its ability to heat up quickly - which makes it very popular for use in tiled areas - such as bathrooms.
» more on under-tile heating


Regardless of the exact floor heating system installed end users value the silent, allergy-friendly operation, economical running costs, comfort and safety.

Floor heating is often the natural choice for those concerned about air borne allergies and asthma. Floor heating is also a popular choice for aged care facilities, child care centres and day spas - where there is a continuous client presence and comfort, health and safety are of the highest importance.

Warmth is evenly distributed from wall to wall due to the heating cables being evenly embedded within the floor. This makes it ideal for children since there are no hot surfaces or dangerous objects to contend with.» more on health benefits of in-floor heating

Zoning for efficiency

Many quality homes and apartments throughout Australia are also enhanced by the unobtrusive presence of P.A.P.Heating Solutions' superior floor heating products.

To maximise efficiency floor heating should be zoned with each individual zone having separate electronic thermostats (either floor or air sensing). This allows temperature to be adjusted to suit room usage - and create efficiencies that lead to greater savings.» more on our range of thermostats

Note: The ELEKTRA VCD and DM twin cable design eliminates the potential for electromagnetic radiation which may be an issue with older single cables in some circumstances.

ELEKTRA VCD and DM cables are compliant with the electrical wiring regulations AS/NZ3000.

Thermal Products - Victorian enquiries

Agents & Stockists

P.A.P. Heating Solutions has the experience and expertise to provide the perfect floor heating system for any application - anywhere in Australia. We offer a full design service - as well as supplying and installing floor heating throughout a nationwide network of agents / stockists - including Thermal Products in Thomastown, Victoria (pictured above) » more

» agents & stockists | contact details

ACT / Canberra

P.A.P. Heating Solutions
Head Office

23 Winchcombe Court
Mitchell ACT 2911
ph. (02) 6242 9310
fax. (02) 62242 9398
» info@papheatingsolutions.com.au

» email enquiries form

Victoria / Melbourne

Thermal Products Pty Ltd

178-180 Holt Parade
Thomastown, Victoria, 3074
ph: (03) 9464 0822
Fax: (03) 9464 0630
» sales@thermalproducts.com.au

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