What is underfloor heating?

Underfloor heating can be used to simply warm your floor or act as a primary heat source, replacing your radiators. It comes in 2 main forms, electric systems and water systems.

Electrical systems use electrical cables to generate heat, whereas water systems use of a length of pipe set in the floor, a heat source and a pump to pump the water through the pipes to heat your floor.

Which system should you choose?

Each system type provides different benefits, making each more suitable for specific project types. Here are some of the key points to remember when choosing the right system for your needs.

  • Easy to install
  • Minimum floor height
  • Ideal for retro fits
  • Less disruption
  • Cheap to run
  • Ideal for new builds
  • Suited for large areas
  • Multi room options