Varme Tile backer Board
Our varme tile backer boards are a state of the art product, which prevents heat loss into your sub-floor. Ideal for use with under tile heating systems. In Addition they are recommended by leading underfloor heating manufacturers.
They can be used for fixing over over chipboard floors (both with & without underfloor heating) offering a waterproof & stable surface on which to lay tiles.
In Conclusion using an insulation board will improve the performance of electric underfloor heating, even if you have insulation below the concrete screed.
Tile Backer Technical bits
The boards are made from a waterproof extruded polystyrene. On each face the boards have a fibreglass mesh & a rigid cement coating. In conclusion this gives it superior qualities to most other boards on the market.
Available in 7 thicknesses:- from 6 to 70mm Technical Spec Download.
In a conservatory which is to have underfloor heating and to be tiled. We strongly recommend the use of insulated tile-backer boards. If you are still in the planning stage, we recommend that you ask your conservatory supplier/installer to leave the base slightly lower than normal. You can then accommodate the tile-backer board. The boards are supplied in thicknesses ranging from 4mm – 70mm depending on your requirement.
The use of insulated tile-backer boards will reduce warm-up times & reduce running costs in all cases. Similarly they are especially recommended if installing under-tile heating on an un-insulated floor.
The boards can be fitted directly over floorboards, chipboard, plywood using galvanised screws. They can also be fitted over existing concrete floors with ordinary floor tile adhesive.
The boards are 0.72m² and are available in thicknesses of 4-70 mm.