Cost of Electric Radiant Floor Heat

Don’t let your remodeling budget go over-board by hidden surprises – understand what the average installed costs for Electric Radiant Floor Heat is in your zip code by using our handy calculator. If you’re looking for 2017 breakdown for Cost of Electric Radiant Floor Heat materials and what installation cost might be, you’ve come to the right place.

As an experienced licensed home improvement contractor, I know first hand what it should cost for various levels — from Basic, Better, and of course the best. The Electric Radiant Floor Heat cost estimator will provide you with up to date pricing for your area. Simply enter your zip code and the square footage, next click update and you will see a breakdown on what it should cost to have Electric Radiant Floor Heat installed in your home.

Electric Radiant Floor Heat costsZip Code Sq. ft.
BasicBetterBest
Electric Radiant Floor Heat – Material Prices $290.00 – $355.00 $460.00 – $595.00 $650.00 – $665.00
Electric Radiant Floor Heat – Installation Cost $625.00 – $835.00 $1450.00 – $1565.00 $1670.00 – $1890.00
Electric Radiant Floor Heat – Total $915.00 – $1190.00 $1910.00 – $2160.00 $2320.00 – $2555.00
Electric Radiant Floor Heat – Total Average Cost per square foot $10.53 $20.35 $24.38

  • Cost can add up quickly, especially if you’re a novice and have never attempted a Electric Radiant Floor Heat installation before. I would strongly recommend you hire a licensed and Insured Electric Radiant Floor Heat contractor to perform the installation for you.
  • Be sure to have a copy of the Electric Radiant Floor Heat Manufacturer’s recommended installation requirements before starting, to make sure your project doesn’t end up costing you more money in the long-run.

Electric Radiant Floor Heat – Pricing and Installation Cost Checklist

  • Get at least 3-5 estimates before hiring a Electric Radiant Floor Heat contractor — estimates are typically free, unless it’s a service call for a repair.
  • Expect the Electric Radiant Floor Heat prices to fluctuate between various companies – each and every company have different operation expenses and over-head.
  • Try to get prices in late Fall, early winter – you should expect aggressive pricing discounts by waiting for a contractor’s down season.
  • Try to budget and additional 7-15% more on top of what our calculator gives out – I.e; difficult configurations, patterns, etc. The additional complexity of your Walls and sub-flooring, trim work will add to the Electric Radiant Floor Heat costs.
  • Visit every supply house that sell your particular brand of Electric Radiant Floor Heat and try to negotiate a better price with each supplier – I save on average 20%.
  • Remember, there are multiple styled homes in the U.S – from: Contemporary, colonial, cape-cod style, ranch, bungalow, victorian, etc. So keep that in mind and try to budget a little more, before starting your Electric Radiant Floor Heat project.

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References:

  1. The HUD PATH Rehab Guide Volume 5: Partitions, Ceilings, Floors, and Stairs U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Policy Development and Research.
  2. American Society of Professional Estimators, — How to Estimate the Cost of Commonly Used Flooring Systems.