Underfloor heating technology has come a long way in a short period of time and today’s system can be easily fitted over existing floors or built-in to new ones. Underfloor heating works well with most floor coverings (from wood and carpets to stone and ceramic tiles) and can be fitted in single rooms or throughout the house.
Homeowners are often surprised to find that underfloor heating systems cost significantly less to run than traditional heating systems. They work by gently heating a network of pipes that distributes heat evenly throughout the room, which means they use substantially less energy than a traditional system.
In fact, underfloor heating can comfortably heat a room running at 35°C compared with radiators that typically operate at 80°C. Ditching the radiators also frees-up space and you’ll get a warm glow from know that you’re doing your bit for the environment.
Five reasons to get underfloor heating fitted: