Is underfloor heating expensive to run?
Water underfloor heating is typically more economical to run when compared with electric UFH. The reason for this is that a water UFH system is usually supplied with warm water heat by a gas boiler, oil boiler, or an air source heat pump, which is usually cheaper per kilowatt when compared with electricity.
Does underfloor heating work with wooden floors?
Underfloor heating can be used underneath engineered wood or laminate flooring; however, it's best not to use solid wood flooring on top of the underfloor heating. Solid wood flooring can be prone to twisting or warping due to the wood's natural moisture content. If in doubt, give our technical team a call.
Does underfloor heating replace radiators?
Underfloor heating can be used as a primary heating source if the rooms are well insulated, and you have covered a minimum of 80% of the room's total area. For rooms where you cannot achieve the coverage of 80%, such as small kitchens or bathrooms, underfloor heating will be used for floor warming only.
What is the lifespan of underfloor heating / how long does underfloor heating last?
Water underfloor heating pipework is guaranteed for 50 years and again will last a lot longer than this.