Fabricator Installation

NEW COUNTERS WITH AN OVERHANG

APPLYING THE STICK-ON MAT TO A NEW COUNTERTOP 

FeelsWarm ultra-thin heating mats can be easily applied during a countertop installation. Simply peel and stick the mat onto the stone before it gets placed onto the cabinetry, being mindful to not pinch or pull the cord when laying down the stone.

Prepping the Surface

SMOOTH GRANITE

“ROUGH” GRANITE

QUARTZ, MARBLE, CORIAN OR WOOD

If the underside of the stone is smooth or polished, no steps are required to prep the surface for the adhesive mat.

Applying a light layer of epoxy (included with each mat) is required if the underside of the stone is not smooth granite. This step can be eliminated by using a stubbing wheel on your CNC machine to surface grind where the mat will be mounted.

Applying a light layer of epoxy (included with each mat) is required. You may choose to brush on your own generic epoxy in your shop before adhering the FeelsWarm mat.

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Adding FeelsWarm Onsite

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Adding FeelsWarm in the Factory

NEW COUNTERS WITH NO OVERHANG

APPLYING THE COMPRESSED MAT TO A NEW COUNTERTOP 

FeelsWarm provides an option for the heater to be compressed in between the stone and a solid substrate underneath.

Our compressed heaters can handle the weight and compression of any stone countertop, which can be as high as 30 lbs per square foot. Plus, the mats are designed to comply with uneven compression forces due to non-flat wood such as gaps in the wood, raised cabinet edges, embedded supports and non-smooth bottom surfaces.

All of our heaters are  ‘ductile’, or soft/pliable, enabling them to bend and conform instead of breaking during a compression action.

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What is the difference between the stick-on and the compressed heating mat?

There is little difference between the two products, except for how the heater is installed. With our compressed heaters, the cord is embedded within the design of the mat, allowing you to drill a hole in the substrate and feed the cord through the cabinetry below. 

Because the stick-on mat is exposed underneath, there is a smooth scratch-resistant layer for added protection.

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