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Floor Heating

room types best suited for electric underfloor heating

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What types of rooms are best suited for electric underfloor heating?

If you are researching the feasibility of electric underfloor heating for your home, you may see a lot of examples that simply talk about underfloor...

ThermoSphere Ultimate vs ThermoSphere Mesh

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ThermoSphere Ultimate® vs ThermoSphere Mesh – what’s better for tiles?

When deciding what type of system is best to heat tiled floors, we often get asked why we suggest ThermoSphere Ultimate over ThermoSphere Mesh and...

The guide to underfloor heating thermostats

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The guide to underfloor heating thermostats

It won’t be long before we start thinking about turning the heating on to combat the chill of the winter months. As the heating season fast...

How to run your electric underfloor heating system

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How to run your electric underfloor heating system

With the colder months fast approaching, many homeowners will start to think about turning on their heating and some may even be getting new heating...

Guide to installing underfloor heating under wooden floors

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Guide to installing underfloor heating under wooden floors

Underfloor heating is well-known for warming cold tile and stone floors, but it can also make a wooden floor finish feel a million dollars. So, if...

ThermoSphere Ultimate electric underfloor heating cable award-winning

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ThermoSphere Ultimate® wins prestigious flooring innovation award

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve won at the Flooring Innovation Awards 2023 with our innovative, industry-first heating cable, ThermoSphere...

Pros and cons of underfloor heating

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What are the pros and cons of underfloor heating?

With the heating season just around the corner, and one of the busiest times of the year for any heating manufacturer, we thought it would be a good...

Tradesperson laying down tile over electric underfloor heating

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ThermoSphere Ultimate stops snagging for tradespeople

One of the biggest problems tradespeople face is repairs and snagging. For electrical underfloor heating installers, these are most commonly caused...

4 Things that can affect electric underfloor heating output

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4 Things that can affect electric underfloor heating output

If you are looking into buying and installing electric underfloor heating in your home, it’s vital that you understand and get the right heat output....

Common underfloor heating thermostat mistakes

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The common mistakes people make with underfloor heating thermostats

When it comes to controlling your electric underfloor heating there are things you should do to get the most out of it. Unfortunately, we see a few...

Tips before buying electric underfloor heating

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7 tips before buying electric underfloor heating

If you are in the market for an electric underfloor heating system for your next home renovation, then you have landed in the perfect place. We’ve...

Top 5 electric underfloor heating brands to look out for in 2023

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The top 5 electric underfloor heating brands to look out for in 2023

After the success of our ‘The top 5 electric underfloor heating brands for 2022?’ blog, we thought it would only be right to update it for 2023 and...

Injecting some heat into wet room projects

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Injecting some heat into wet room projects

With so many brands of underfloor heating out there and different methods of heating like wet vs electric underfloor heating, it can be difficult to...

electric underfloor heating

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What’s the best electric underfloor heating system to use?

As a British manufacturer of electric underfloor heating, we often get asked ‘What’s the best electric underfloor heating system to use?’. Sounds...

garden rooms and offices

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What’s the best way to heat garden rooms and offices?

According to the Rated People Home Improvement Trends Report 2022, additions such as a self-contained annex or a garden room are becoming...

How thick is underfloor heating?

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How thick is underfloor heating?

When looking into installing underfloor heating, ‘how thick is underfloor heating?’ ranks in the top three of the most common questions asked. There...

The best natural stone to use with underfloor heating

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The best natural stone to use with underfloor heating

When it comes to choosing between ceramic or porcelain tiles and natural stone it used to be an easier decision because if you wanted the authentic...

How to install electric underfloor heating: A guide for a DIYer

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How to install electric underfloor heating: A guide for a DIYer

Electric underfloor heating is a simple and effective heating system to install in both retrofit and new build projects. Any competent DIYer can do...

Electric underfloor heating, is it worth it for first time buyers?

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Electric underfloor heating, is it worth it for first time buyers?

There’s nothing quite like moving into your 1st property. The excitement, stress, documents and those incoming bills (Ugh!) Hmmm, maybe it’s not as...

What’s the best underfloor heating to use in kitchens?

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What’s the best underfloor heating to use in kitchens?

Kitchens are usually the most used living spaces in any home and are often not just for cooking but for entertaining in too. For the ‘heart of the...

What’s the best underfloor heating for living rooms and lounges?

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What’s the best underfloor heating for living rooms and lounges?

In the latest Home Improvement Trends Report 2022 by Rated People, the perceived value that underfloor heating adds to a home is a whopping £12,290....

What’s the best underfloor heating for conservatories?

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What’s the best underfloor heating for conservatories?

Underfloor heating is a brilliantly versatile heating system that can be installed in any room in a home…including conservatories.

How much does electric underfloor heating cost in 2022?

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How much does electric underfloor heating cost in 2022?

Well, that’s a good question I must admit! The short answer is ‘not much’ but that doesn’t really cut the mustard for most people, so I have done my...

Is electric underfloor heating worth it?

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Is electric underfloor heating worth it?

You may have experienced the sheer joy and comfort of underfloor heating at a friend’s or neighbour’s house. You may have also been told about the...

How much underfloor heating do I need and how much does it cost?

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How much underfloor heating do I need and how much does it cost?

Probably if you’ve ended up at this blog, you’ve already decided to use electric underfloor heating in your project.