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    Updated: April 14, 2024

    Underfloor heating offers a modern and efficient method of heating your home, utilizing robust tubing installed beneath the floor. Unlike traditional radiators, it provides numerous benefits and advantages. Not only is it cost-effective, but it also ensures optimal efficiency in heating. If you’re seeking underfloor heating solutions in Rhoose, look no further. Our diverse range of options caters to various preferences and requirements. Factors such as your existing heating setup, energy source, and the nature of your project play pivotal roles in determining the most suitable underfloor heating system for you.

    How does underfloor heating work?

    Simply put, underfloor heating transforms your floor into an efficient heating system, emitting warmth evenly throughout the room. With either cables or heating tubes discreetly installed beneath the floor, heat rises from the ground up. Electric systems utilize cables, while warm water systems employ flexible tubing. Notably, underfloor heating operates at lower water temperatures than radiators, benefiting from its extensive surface area coverage. This not only enhances efficiency but ensures uniform heating without any cold spots.

    What are the advantages of an underfloor heating system?

    Your floor will be warm and heated

    Underfloor heating offers a gentle warmth that emanates from beneath your floor, ensuring your once cold floor becomes comfortably warm to the touch. Its even distribution of heat enhances the coziness of your home.

    Flexibility

    Underfloor heating systems boast remarkable flexibility, suitable for various property types including new builds, renovations, or extensions. Whether for a single room, multiple rooms, or upstairs areas, they adapt seamlessly.

    Discreet & Space saving

    With tubes discreetly concealed beneath the floor, underfloor heating systems remain virtually invisible, freeing up valuable space by eliminating the need for bulky radiators. This discreetness is particularly advantageous for small homes and open-plan living spaces.

    More efficient

    Operating at lower flow temperatures compared to radiators, underfloor heating efficiently covers a wide area, ensuring effective heating. It’s estimated to be 25% more efficient than radiator systems, potentially reaching up to 40% efficiency when integrated with a pump.

    Environmentally friendly

    Utilizing less energy as a low-temperature heating system, underfloor heating helps reduce carbon emissions, making it an environmentally friendly choice for heating your home.

    Healthy & safe

    Underfloor heating prioritizes safety with its absence of sharp or exposed edges, making it ideal for households with children and the elderly. Furthermore, it provides warmth without stirring up dust or causing draughts, making it suitable for allergy sufferers.

    Design of underfloor heating

    Effective design is paramount for ensuring the optimal performance of your underfloor heating system. Tailored to your home and heating needs, our design process meticulously considers room-by-room heat loss and maximizes operational efficiency. We strive to achieve the perfect balance, ensuring your system maintains a consistent temperature throughout your space, neither too cold nor too hot. Additionally, to enhance comfort, individual room temperatures can be customized to your preferences. We prioritize sustainability by using materials efficiently to minimize waste, ultimately aiming to deliver a system that maximizes energy efficiency, reducing your environmental footprint.

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    The underfloor heating options we offer in Rhoose

    Underfloor heating for new builds in Rhoose

    Underfloor heating installation, particularly in new constructions, offers simplicity and cost-effectiveness. Its compatibility with renewable heat sources like heat pumps enhances its efficiency.

    Underfloor heating for renovations in Rhoose

    For renovation projects in Rhoose, underfloor heating presents an excellent option. Without the need for excavation, it can be seamlessly installed atop existing floors. This makes it particularly suitable for properties where ceiling height is a critical consideration.

    Underfloor heating for single rooms in Rhoose

    For situations where a full underfloor heating system isn’t necessary, tailored solutions can be implemented for individual rooms as desired.

    Upstairs underfloor heating in Rhoose

    Underfloor heating is versatile, suitable for installation on both ground and upper floors in Rhoose properties.

    The range of our underfloor heating

    Water underfloor heating system

    A water underfloor heating system is often the number one choice for many people because it is simple to install, affordable and very efficient as well.

    Electric underfloor heating

    Electric underfloor heating can be used to heat small tiled rooms, such as kitchens, bathrooms or wet rooms.

    How does electric underfloor heating work?

    Electric underfloor heating functions by evenly dispersing heat throughout the floor, making it an ideal choice for areas like bathrooms and kitchens where waterproofing is essential. Connected directly to your electricity supply, the system powers heating cables that warm the room from the ground up. Control over room temperature is facilitated through a programmable thermostat, seamlessly integrated with your electric underfloor heating system.

    What are the benefits of electric underfloor heating?

    • Electric underfloor heating tends to cost less than a water underfloor heating system.
    • It provides a high heat output to heat hard floor coverings, such as tiles, in a kitchen or bathroom, quite fast.
    • This kind of system is quite easy to install. They cause minimal disruption due to the fact that they are very slim and fit directly over the existing subfloor.

    Underfloor heating thermostats

    We offer a comprehensive range of underfloor heating thermostats:

    • dial-type thermostats
    • wireless thermostats
    • internet-enabled units with Smartphone control.

    Smart thermostats can help you control the heat from different places and they also control your energy consumption. As a result, they can help you save some money on your energy bills.

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    Why Let’s heat?

    We’re Punctual

    Our approach is grounded in simplicity and excellence, employing cutting-edge management systems to streamline operations. From scheduling jobs and confirming appointments to issuing certificates and billing, we ensure efficiency at every step. With next-day installations and emergency services, we prioritize prompt responses, swiftly attending to your needs.

    We Care

    Building strong relationships with our customers is paramount. We dedicate time to understand your heating requirements, minimizing disruptions and noise during our work in your home.

    Experienced Staff

    Backed by extensive experience in the heating industry, we’ve expanded our services nationwide. Our dedicated engineers are not only skilled but also informative, offering a wealth of knowledge in their field. Services range from boiler installation, maintenance, and repair to comprehensive boiler service plans. We specialize in all types of boilers, including heat only, system, and combi boilers, as well as heat pumps and central heating systems. Additionally, we offer plumbing services and much more.

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    FAQ’s

    Do I need to dig up my floor to install underfloor heating?

    If you are renovating, then you don’t have to dig up your floors to install underfloor heating.

    How long does underfloor heating take to warm up?

    An underfloor heating system that is fitted on top of your floors heat up very quickly, whereas a system which is set within a screed might take longer to heat up your home. However, it can retain heat for a longer time and you can also programme it to provide the right amount of required heat.

    Is underfloor heating safe and good for your health?

    Well, underfloor heating is, without a doubt, healthier and safer than radiators since exposed hot surfaces are hidden and dust traps removed. They are a controlled and comfortable heat source, which can help in eliminating draughts and cold spots around your home.

    Can I use underfloor heating with heat pumps?

    You will be able to use underfloor heating with heat pumps, due to the fact that both of them work most efficiently at lower temperatures.

    Is underfloor heating better than radiators?

    Underfloor heating can replace radiators completely, or it can work alongside them as well. This, however, depends on your type of property. New builds are ideal for installing underfloor heating throughout as they can be 25% more energy efficient than radiators.

    What is the lifespan of underfloor heating?

    It’s worth mentioning that underfloor heating systems have a lifespan of 50 years plus, while the average radiator will only last between 8-12 years before becoming inefficient

    Is it worth getting underfloor heating?

    Underfloor heating is more environmentally friendly than radiators and uses less energy as well. They cost much less in the long run! As long as you have installed it properly, you will be able to save about 25% of the energy you would use with a radiator, and up to 40% when running from a heat pump.