Electric Underfloor Heating – Frequently Asked Questions

Our Frequently Asked Questions page is designed to help you find answers to the most common questions regarding the purchase, installation, operation and on-going maintenance of Electric Underfloor Heating.

Although we try to answer every question asked of us, there maybe times when your particular installation is far more complicated. In this instance, if you can’t find the answers to your questions here, we advise that you give us a call during office hours to discuss your project.

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Many people assume that underfloor heating only works with hard flooring such as tiles and laminate, but carpet is also a suitable floor covering choice for underfloor heating.
Electric Underfloor heating is a popular heating method and ideal in bathrooms and kitchens, but it can be used anywhere in the house. Using underfloor heating instead of radiators is possible and depending on your heat loss, you can even get rid of radiators completely.
Yes, electric underfloor heating systems require very little maintenance and are very reliable.
Yes, electric underfloor heating can be used in a variety of different rooms and settings, including bathrooms, kitchens, and living areas.
When choosing an electric underfloor heating system, consider the type of flooring, room size, power source, and control options.
The benefits of electric underfloor heating include increased comfort, energy efficiency, easy installation, low maintenance, and versatility.
Electric underfloor heating systems consist of electric heating elements that are installed under the floor. The elements are typically made of thin, flexible wires or mats that are easy to install. They are connected to a thermostat and a power source, and are controlled by a simple on/off switch or a programmable thermostat. When the heating system is turned on, the electric elements begin to heat up. As the floor warms, it radiates heat into the room, warming the surfaces and objects in the room.
If you’ve experienced the comfort of a warm floor, you may not want to give it up, even on cool summer nights. However, most heating systems used as a primary source are usually turned off during summer.

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