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WarmWire Kit • 160 Square Foot Radiant Floor Heating Cable (240V)

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WarmWire Kits are an affordable alternative to floor heating mats.

Heating cable systems like WarmWire by SunTouch offer increased freedom in your install, allowing you to easily go around seemingly awkward turns & other obstructions such as a toilets, kitchen islands, or floor vents invloved in your layout.

This kit contains the following components:

•  SunStat Command Programmable Thermostat
•  Spool(s) of WarmWire radiant heating cable
•  Roll(s) of CableStrap (for securing cable to subfloor)
•  Floor Sensor Wire (10k)
•  Wire nuts & miniature screwdrivers
  LoudMouth Installation Monitor/Alarm
 Installation Manual
  Roll of Tape

WarmWire works wonderfully under natural stone, tile, laminate, engineered woods, carpet, vinyl, linoleum, & solid hardwood (if you use sleepers).  They are also approved for shower installation where permitted by the local authority having jurisdiction (AHJ).

(Compatible for install at 2 ½, 3, or 3 ½ inch spacing)

Installation Demo

Instructions + Video

Instructions + Video

Instruction Manual
Install Steps

Step 1:

Plan your layout and determine the cable direction. Measure

about 3" in. inches from the wall, and place strap parallel to

the wall. Under toe kick spaces, install the strap 1.5"in. inches

to 2" in. inches away from the vanity.


Step 2:

Cut the strap to length for each side of area

to be heated. 




Step 3:

Secure the strap to the subfloor using double-sided

tape, glue, or fasteners.





Step 4:

Fill in each section back and forth with cable,

spacing the wire 2.5" or 3" in. inches

apart. For additional areas, cut and attach the

straps accordingly and begin weaving the 

wire into that area.




If cables are running greater than 3' or 4'ft. feet across a room, be sure to add another

strap to thread through in the center of the area to be heated.

Skill Level Running Cable more difficult + more time than MATS. Installation only by qualified persons. Electrician recommended for wiring. Read More
GFCI / GFEP Protection Required for each circuit. Built-in to all SunTouch SunStats.
Power Supply & Wiring
Mats or WireSupply WireBreaker
VACtotal amps(AWG*)qtytyperating
120up to 12 amps141single pole15 or 20 A
120up to 15 amps121single pole
20 A
240up to 12 amps141double pole15 or 20 A
240up to 15 amps121double pole20 A

* Recommended only. Follow local codes for wire gauge size.

Maximum Circuit Load 15 Amps
Maximum Circuit Overload Protection 20 A Breaker.
Electrical Box Size Extra-deep single-gang box for 1 or 2 leads, Or 4" square deep box for 3 cables (extra room needed for Wire, wire nuts, control)
Full Length End-to-End ground wire Yes.
Wire Construction Blue Flexible Polyurethane WaterProof Jacket surrounding 2 ETFE insulated copper heating wires, metal jacket & ground wire drain
Repair Information Yes, Wire can be repaired. Repair kits and assistance available.
Shower Installation Yes, can be installed in a tiled shower. UL listed, verify local code.
Layout Flexibilty No - example in manual. We provide Layout Maps only for MATS
Expected Floor Temperature This is dependent on many factors. A well-insulated floor can ensure better performance.
Insulation Recommended Yes; under slabs or framed floors. Cork or similar on top of Concrete Subfloor as thermal break
Indoor/Outdoor? INTERIOR floor heating application only. Embedded in mortar or self leveler only
Acceptable Sub-Floors on TOP of Sub Floor (Plywood, backer board, concrete)
Distance from Toilet Install 4 - 6 inches away; can be under front of toilet. Approx 20" from wall
Trowel Size recommended Minimum 3/8" x 1/4". Dependent on tile size - verify with tile/mortar manufacturer
Trowel type Recommended Heavy Duty Plastic PRO-Trowel
Cut Warning Never cut the heating elements to shorten
Minimum Install Temperature 50° Degrees F / 10° Degrees C


UPC 840213195687
Voltage 240 VAC
Wattage per SF 12
Heating Power Output per Hour (BTU) 41 BTU per Sq Ft/Hour @ 3" in. inch spacing
Heating Power Output Total 6560 BTU total
Manufacturer Watts Radiant
Power Lead Type Armored, NEC color code, Single point connection at 1 corner of mat. No return wire like inferior products
Power Lead Length 10 Feet
Power Lead Wire Gauge 14 AWG
Thickness .110" - .132" (nominal) Shorter cables are thinner.
Spacing of Heating Wire 2.5" - 3" - 3.5" on center
Minimum Bend Radius 1/2" 0.50 inch
Resistance Value multiple
EMF (Electro Magnetic Field) Yes. Verified by Independent Testing Laboratory as ultra low.
Thermostat Control Required? SunStat Floor sensing thermostat
Conduit Required? Conduit is not required for Power Leads
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What's In The Box WarmWire Spool(s), Coil(s) strap, SunStat Command Programmable Touch Screen Thermostat, Sensor Wire, LoudMouth, Tape, Digital Digital Multimeter, Detailed Installation Manual.
Brand Name WarmWire
Warranty 25 year warranty backed by USA Manufacturer since 1873
Why Helps

WarmWire = Zero EMF

Electromagnetic fields (EMF) are generated by all electrical devices, and the possible dangers of exposure to EMF are still the subject of debate and scientific research. Out of concern for their customers' safety, SunTouch created the first EMF-canceling electric radiant floor heating system in 1993, and to this day they only manufacture and sell floor heating systems that use their patented EMF-canceling design. We provide this EMF information because it is important to some people, not to frighten you or exaggerate any risk like others do. We simply aim to inform you and leave the choice up to you after explaining what we know. Read More Here.

Heated Area Size Covered 160
Amp Draw 8
Total Watts 1920 watts
Custom Size Options SunTouch offers Custom Mats pre-built at factory. Send in a drawing today to get a quote on a custom mat.
Safety Listing UL (Underwriters Laboratory) Listed for U.S. and Canada under UL 1673 and CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 130-03, File No. E185866
Acceptable Floor Coverings Natural Stone,Tile, Laminate, Engineered Woods, Carpet, Vinyl, Linoleum, Solid Hardwood (if you use sleepers)

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  • great floor heating kit

    We installed this kit 4 years ago and are still pleased with the product and warmth!

    Posted on April 16, 2017 by Ed

  • Excellent !!

    Great product, works as advertised. Extremely happy with the value as well. Compared prices extensively, but this was the best by far. Installation is a bit tedious, but this is not the first electric floor we've installed (DIY) so we were prepared. I fact, this product was easier in many ways than the one installed 8 years ago (different...

    Posted on January 24, 2016 by Jenny

  • Use it on every bathroom I do

    Very versatile product. I order the kit that corresponds with the square footage of the bath I'm doing. I do the math for length of wire per 10 square feet as I'm laying the wire out. Then I pore a floor leveler to protect the wire and reduce labor on tile setting.
    One very important step is to use a deep remodel box for the thermostat, the...

    Posted on December 18, 2015 by Bathroom re modeler

  • Great product. Customers love it.

    Great product. Customers love it.

    Posted on March 4, 2015 by Gary B

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