The Functions of Cable Kit and Tile Backer System

The cable kit for underfloor heating is a great choice since it is the most versatile form of heating system and can take up any shape and size of a room. Therefore, whether you want to install it in a small area or a large area, the cables can fit according to your choice.


In the kit, you will find a long cable wire, which is single length and can be easily secured to any size of floor by using an adhesive tape. Unlike the cable mat where it is fitted to a mat, the tile backer board system uses the cable on any existing floor by covering it with tile adhesive. Hence, it can be said that such flexible and simple system allows the fixture in any complex flooring structure.

Many advantages come with a cable kit. You can install the single wire cable onto any irregular surface and make use of the full flexibility of the wires. The best part is that you can install it in a kitchen area or the bathroom wherever you feel that installing is difficult.

Now when you talk of tile backer board fitted with cables, it is the most useful thing for underfloor heating purposes. Such a board is perfect for any kind of wet areas like the kitchen and the bathroom. The properties bring in many advantages along with the board since it helps in saving energy and heat.

If you want waterproof insulation in one operation then the tile backer board is the perfect choice. The best part is that you can use it to any sub-floor or framework of metal or wood and wall, thus making it a dual functioning system by turning it into a construction and insulation board for any construction task.

A tile backer board is perfect for underfloor heating system, since it can be used for concrete floors without allowing any heat loss at all. When you install it beneath a floor, you will find that the floor is warmed up in no time at all. Now if you replace the tile backer underfloor heating system with any other kind of underfloor heating system, you will find that the floor will take more than couple of hours to get warmed up.

If you are wondering how the tile backer board is used, then know that board is cut with a sharp knife and then the boards are placed in between the walls with a kind of adhesive mesh tape that is used to keep the it in place. The mesh tape is actually used to reinforce the joints. Once this is done, only then the tiling can actually commence.

Hence, it can be said that the combination of cable kit and tile backer system ensure that any wet area in your room can get sufficient amount of heat during the wet days.