Warmup Insulation Boards – WIB

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WIBs are an easy and efficient way of adding energy efficiency to your Warmup system and home. These boards, which are made of extruded polystyrene, act as a good insulator as they allow for reduced thermal conductivity. Essentially, they prevent heat from traveling down and allow for heat to reach your floor much faster.

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Do I need insulation?

Wondering if you need insulation for your upcoming floor heating project? Learn more in this post about our recommendation.

Are Warmup Insulation Boards Soundproof?

If you are installing the Warmup insulation boards you may be wondering if they are soundproof or not. Click here to learn more about this.

Learn about “R” Value of the Warmup Insulation Boards

The WIB boards will save you money by acting as a very efficient thermal barrier. Heats up times in our testing facility were cut down from 2.5 hrs. to just 25 minutes. With a 78% fast ramp-up time, your system will save you 71% in electrical usage.

How do you stick the insulation boards to the concrete slab ?

You can stick the insulation boards to the concrete slab using regular modified or pre-mixed thin set. We recommend a 1/4 x 1/4” trowel.

Installing insulation boards over a Wooden Subfloor

There is a specific way to install the insulation boards over a wooden sub-floor.  Click “Read More” to learn how.

Warmup Insulation Board Installation Video

See just how easy it is to install our floor heating insulation boards. Click here to watch.

Insulation Boards: Preparing for the Installation of Floor Heating

All surfaces should be thoroughly cleaned of all dirt and debris. When installing over an existing concrete base, it is important to remove all traces of existing finishes, contamination, etc. to allow for a clean surface.

Installing insulation boards over a Concrete Subfloor

When installing over cement, screws and washers are not necessary. You will first use a trowel to put down a modified mortar. Then you will stagger the boards and press them together.