Until recently I had basically always lived in households plus apartments with wall to wall carpeting, with the exception of the kitchen plus washrooms.
Our modern beach household is all ceramic tile in the downstairs areas. This includes the Master kitchen. Getting up in the day plus touching the cold, frosty ceramic tile is not my idea of a nice way to get started with my day. I can stand a lot of things, but frosty feet will tend to make me uncomfortable plus grumpy. I spend most of the Winter time weeks in thick socks or fuzzy slippers. Recently I have been seeing more plus more household renovation shows installing heated flooring. Also known as radiant floor heating, this appears to be a superb complement to the furnace that is already in our households if installed in various rooms. It would certainly be something to consider if you were doing a pretty serious renovation project or building a modern household. These underfloor furnaces are controlled using a wall-mounted temperature control component plus can be programmable or Smart wireless enabled. They also are able to deliver savings to your heating bill. From a design standpoint, they can be installed under a majority of floor covering types. Improved air quality plus more consistent temperature control of the heating in rooms with underfloor heating is another excellent benefit. While everyone in the South would not forego their standard furnace for whole-household radiant floor heating (Southerns will consistently need their cooling system), it does appear to be a superb option to consider while in the next washroom or kitchen remodel.