What is a Snug Underfloor Heating Mat?

A Snug Underfloor Heating Mat is an adhesive heating mat, with a 3mm thick twin wire heating cable pre-mounted onto commercial grade fiberglass mesh that holds the heating cable together to simplify installation.

Our Snug Underfloor Heating Mats have a self adhesive side which is extremely sticky to allow easy fixing to the sub-floor. The adhesive extends to the cable loops that run along each side of the mat.

All mats have been tested in accordance to National and International Safety Standards. All of our Snug Mats comply with rules regarding the EMC (Electro Magnetic Compatability) and fulfil the ICNRIP guidelines and regulations with regards to EMF (Electro Magnetic Fields).

The Snug Mat's heating element is produced with THREE layers of electrical insulation and an earth braid, conforming to industry specification, and is suitable for use in any room.

Manufactured in a wide range of ready made sizes with the supply lead wire at one end only, it is supplied on a roll for quick and easy installation – this design offers maximum flexibility to the installer; easy to plan and easy to lay and suitable for large or small areas.

  • Perfect for applications in bathrooms, kitchens, conservatories etc.
  • Suitable for ceramic, natural stone, slate, marble, limestone, terrecotta etc.
  • Lifetime cable warranty.
  • Snug Mats are available in two standard power outputs of 200 w/m² and 160 w/m²

Our Snug Mats are easy to install and great for renovation projects, as well as new builds.

A full colour Snug Underfloor Heating brochure is available on request.

How wide are our Snug Mats?

When a Snug Mat is run side by side, each run is designed to cover a width equivalent to approximately 500mm.

For example, in a 4m² Snug Mat pack the roll is 8 metres long and this pack is designed to cover an area of 4m².

How simple are Snug Mats to install?

Whether you are a DIY enthusiast or approved installation contractor, our Snug Underfloor Heating mats are ideal for you.

The ultra thin profile of our Snug Mats are suitable for renovation, as well as new build projects.

Only a pair of household scissors are needed when cutting the fiberglass mesh. THE HEATING ELEMENT MUST NOT BE CUT.

Each Snug Mat is fitted with a supply lead wire at one end only. You don’t need to worry about where the mat ends! Just cut the mesh and turn it any way to fit your floor space.

Our Snug Mats have a self adhesive side which is extremely sticky to allow easy fixing to the sub-floor. The adhesive extends to the cable loops that run along each side of the mat.

The heating elements can be easily detached from the fiberglass mesh to assist installation around shapes and obstacles.

You can combine multiple sizes of our Snug Mats to cover the total floor space and with multiple circuits the lead wires must be connected electrically in parallel.

For example, for a heated floor area of 5m² you have the choice of using a Snug Mat sized at 5m² or a combination of 4m² + 1m² or 3m² + 2m²

Remember more than two Snug mat sizes can be combined together if required.

Full installation instructions can be downloaded on our website.

A 16 page A5 size installation instruction booklet is available on request.

Should I choose a Snug Mat 200w/m², Snug Mat 160w/m² or Snug Mat FME 150w/m²?

For under tile, stone or marble and primary heating is required - the correct choice is our 200w/m² Snug Mat.

Our 160w/m² Snug Mats are for under tile, stone , marble, wood (with 10mm of levelling compound) and glued down laminate (with 10mm of levelling compound).This Snug Mat is perfect for secondary comfort heating.

Our Snug Mat FME is the safest solution under wood, as well as carpet and tongue and groove laminate. It requires a closed cell insulation to be installed with it, so as to stop the cable from being crushed and prevent it from rubbing and deteriorating into the subfloor. The Snug Mat FME mat can only be used as a secondary heat source.

Snug Mats rated at 200w/m² should always be installed on concrete floors, especially in a conservatory.

Snug Mat 200w/m² provides a faster heat up than the Snug Mat 160w/m².

How do I choose the correct size of Snug Mat for my installation?

Draw a general view of the room and mark the area which will be covered with heating elements. Take measurements of the room. Avoid heating under units and sanitary ware as this can cause heat blockage and it is unnecessary to heat these areas anyway.

Always start by measuring the FREE floor area available to apply the heat.

In a bathroom the FREE area is the floor area WITHOUT the bath, shower, toilet, washbasin and any units.

In a kitchen the FREE area is the floor area WITHOUT the kitchen units and appliances.

Select the size of the Snug Mat below the actual FREE area available e.g. if the FREE area is 7.6m² you should select a 7m² pack, for 4.2m² a 4.0m² pack and so on.

In each case check that the mat will fit into your room as it is not possible to cut the heating element.

Bear in mind to leave a minimum 50mm unheated gap around the room perimeter when calculating the heated area.

What is Snug Cable?

Our Snug Cable is a twin wire heating cable supplied on a reel with the supply lead wire at one end only.

The Snug Cable heating element is produced with THREE layers of electrical insulation and earth braid. It is designed to meet European and International Class 2 safety standards, conforming to the most exacting specification in the industry, and is suitable for use in any room.

  • Perfect for applications where extra flexibility may be required with the layout, especially in smaller areas with obstacles, such as en-suites, shower rooms and bathrooms. Any sort of awkward spacing is perfect for Snug Cable, as the Snug Mat would not be able to fit.
  • Suitable for ceramic, natural stone, slate, marble, limestone, terrecotta etc.
  • Lifetime cable warranty.
  • Snug Cables can be installed to match power outputs in the range 100 to 200 w/m².

The dual wire construction ensures electro-magnetic emissions are practically eliminated making it safe for children to play on the heated floor.

It is installer friendly with a 4m long supply lead wire at one end only.

With our Snug Cable there is no need to get two ends of cable back to a termination point.

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