Underfloor heating

Underfloor heating

Underfloor heating has become more popular in UK households because the technology is now cheaper and people are starting to realise the benefits this form of heating presents.

It’s not difficult to have installed, whilst being perfect for those renovating a room or completing a new build.

As you would expect, the system is built under the floor and allows heat to naturally rise in the room.

There are two types of underfloor heating; wet and dry systems. Both can be used in combination with any floor and property and the only thing that could change are the heating requirements.

Underfloor heating can even be installed into oddly shaped rooms, and experts will be able to advise you on everything to provide you with the perfect heating system.

  • Wet underfloor heating

Wet underfloor heating systems allow you to heat water up to temperatures of 65°C. Hooped pipes are installed under the flooring and water is pumped through at a low pressure.

This water is supplied by your central heating system, whilst thermostats and manifolds control water temperature and flow rate. With underfloor heating, condensing boilers are often the most energy efficient.

Thermostats are installed into every room to ensure you can carefully select your home’s temperature at all times.

  • Dry underfloor heating

Electric underfloor heating involves cables being fitted one or two inches below the floor surface. It’s possible to install in any property or floor type, but installation is made easier if combined with a new build or renovation.

Any flooring material is also possible with this form of heating, including vinyl, tile, wooden and laminate.

And as the technology has advanced it has become more efficient and also cheaper to install. Ribbon cables and heating mats provide much greater energy efficiency. Whilst water is heated to a lower temperature than wet systems, it’s still sufficient for your home.

Underfloor heating quotes

If you’re thinking of a way to heat your home more efficiently whilst keeping the maintenance and installation costs down, underfloor heating systems could be your answer.

For up to four FREE quotes from local, vetted and reputable companies, just complete our quick underfloor heating quote form. You can compare the underfloor heating cost and decide if it’s suitable for your property.



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Local Underfloor heating Projects

1 Project:
2 Project: Underfloor heating AND flooring Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Terrace How many rooms are you looking to have underfloor heating installed in: 1 Room How old is you...
3 Project: *Homeowner Under floor heating Supplied and fitted Please call to appoint
4 Project: Under floor heating (electric not an option) to new extension, area to cover approx 120 sqm. Traditional radiator system to be installed in existing building, servicing 9 rooms in total. Hot water for...
5 Project: Noticed wet damp patch in carpet in living room, a couple of inches in circumference. We have under floor heating, concrete under carpet but must be a small pipe that has burst. Are you the proper...
6 Project: Quote for electric underfloor heating and wooden floor installation throughout a 2 bedroom flat inclusive of lounge and kitchen. Approx 75 sq meters Are you the property owner: Owner of the property ...
7 Project: This is a new build home. I'm interested in getting underfloor heating to the entire ground floor. The area is estimated at about 60m2. There is laminate already installed in the kitchen and WC and ...
8 Project: 8m2 unfloor heating
9 Project: 3m x 3m conservatory, looking at way to heat it, the build has just been, so looking at ways to heat the room Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Semi detached How many ro...
10 Project: Hello, I would like a quote for electric underfloor heating in my living room and hallway. Many thanks Katie
11 Project: underfloor eating in kitchen 18ft by 21ft
12 Project: Homeowner Please contact to appoint Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Detached How many rooms are you looking to have underfloor heating installed in: 2-3 Rooms How o...
13 Project: We have just moved into our home and it already has underfloor heating and we wondering if you did testing or servicing.We have no instructions so we are a bit in the dark about it all. Many thsnks ...
14 Project: Under floor heating in open plan living /kitchen dining area Are you the property owner: Owner of the property How many rooms are you looking to have underfloor heating installed in: 1 Room How old is...
15 Project: Under floor heating
16 Project: Small kitchen (originally ancillary wash house) mid terrace 1910 built house, being damp proofed and walls insulated. Tile floor having baton frame constructed for either wood or vinyl tile flooring f...
17 Project: On 1 floor the under heating is giving problems. The equipment is JG Speedfit. Are you the property owner: Owner of the property How many rooms are you looking to have underfloor heating installed in:...
18 Project: Water UFH for 3 bedroom bungalow Are you the property owner: Owner of the property How many rooms are you looking to have underfloor heating installed in: 4+ Rooms How old is your property: 51+ Years ...
19 Project: On 1 floor the under heating is giving problems. The equipment is JG Speedfit. Are you the property owner: Owner of the property How many rooms are you looking to have underfloor heating installed in:...
20 Project: Central heating won,t switch OFF I,ve turned the time switches to off, but it stays on permenantly, the heat has been going up to 28 degrees. I,m in a 4 bedroom house Are you the property owner:...

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Underfloor heating activity in February 2019

Underfloor heating Projects in the UK in February 2019

January 2019 December / January
Greater London 8,400 24% <img src=
South East 4,850 12% <img src=
Yorkshire & Humber 2,740 29% <img src=
North West 2,730 11% <img src=
South West 2,361 29% <img src=
Western Midlands 2,177 54% <img src=
East Of England 2,110 13% <img src=
Scotland 2,009 23% <img src=
East Midlands 1,945 26% <img src=
Wales 1,188 37% <img src=
Northern Ireland 344 -11% <img src=
North East 180 -25% <img src=
United Kingdom 31,034 22%

Source: Numbers calculated based on the search volumes in major search engines.

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