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Can you repair electric underfloor heating?

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Can you repair electric underfloor heating?

One of the most common fears of underfloor heating is the fear of it ‘going wrong’ or stopping working altogether. “Can electric underfloor heating...

The challenge in updating the heating systems of listed buildings?

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The challenge in updating the heating systems of listed buildings?

Heating a listed historic building is often seen as a huge challenge mainly down to the simple fact the fabric of the building is not up to current...

The best underfloor heating for wooden floors

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The best underfloor heating for wooden floors

What’s the best underfloor heating for wooden floors? The popularity of underfloor heating continues to rise for both new build and renovation...

What you need to know before installing electric underfloor heating

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What you need to know before installing electric underfloor heating

So, you’ve completed all of your research and decided that electric underfloor heating is the best fit for your new project. Great! What are the next...

Why removing insulation from underfloor heating is costing homeowners

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Why removing insulation from underfloor heating is costing homeowners

I recently asked our wonderful Customer Experience team what were the typical questions asked by homeowners when they called us. Unsurprisingly, one...

Can you use electric underfloor heating under carpet?

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Can you use electric underfloor heating under carpet?

When you think of underfloor heating, the first thing that most likely comes to mind is heating a tiled floor in a bathroom or wet room. However,...

The best electric underfloor heating for tile and stone floors

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The best electric underfloor heating for tile and stone floors

When it comes to underfloor heating, it is much more common to heat tile or stone floors than wood, carpet or vinyl. So, you can imagine why one of...

The top 5 electric underfloor heating brands for 2022

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The top 5 electric underfloor heating brands for 2022

Who are the top 5 electric underfloor heating brands for 2022? Straight off the bat, you may be thinking ‘Why is a British manufacturer of electric...

What is the best thermostat to use for underfloor heating?

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What is the best thermostat to use for underfloor heating?

What is the best thermostat to use for underfloor heating? When it comes to the best thermostat to use for underfloor heating, there are so many to...

Is underfloor heating expensive to run?

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Is underfloor heating expensive to run?

Is underfloor heating expensive to run? – This is probably the single question that I get asked the most by folks who are looking to purchase...

Why is my underfloor heating not working? Troubleshooting tips! Part 2

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Why is my underfloor heating not working? Troubleshooting tips! Part 2

In this second part of our guide ‘Why is my underfloor heating not working?’, we continue with our top trouble shooting tips if your electric...

Underfloor Heating vs Radiators – What’s better?

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Underfloor Heating vs Radiators – What’s better?

When it comes to heating your home, there are a wide variety of options to choose from. Radiators are one of the most common ways to do it and the...

Why is my underfloor heating not working? Troubleshooting tips! Part 1

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Why is my underfloor heating not working? Troubleshooting tips! Part 1

In this first part of our guide ‘Why is my underfloor heating not working?’, we cover; towel test, power, circuit check and sensors. But if it’s...

Electric underfloor heating vs wet underfloor heating – what's better?

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Electric underfloor heating vs wet underfloor heating – what's better?

It’s great that you are thinking about installing underfloor heating for your next project. You’ll receive all the benefits that come with underfloor...

What's the best underfloor heating for bathrooms?

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What's the best underfloor heating for bathrooms?

This is one of the most commonly asked questions and for good reason! With so many brands of underfloor heating out there including Warm Up, Heat Mat...

ThermoSphere Membrane is officially award-winning!

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ThermoSphere Membrane is officially award-winning!

There is a reason that ThermoSphere Membrane is getting a lot of attention from tilers and why it is a Tomorrow’s Tile and Stone Awards 2021...

How to test an electric underfloor heating system

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How to test an electric underfloor heating system

One of the most important steps when installing an electric underfloor heating system is the testing. Once the final floor finish is laid it can be...

5 Do's and Don'ts of Installing Electric Underfloor Heating

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5 Do's and Don'ts of Installing Electric Underfloor Heating

When it comes to building or even renovating, you only want to do it once, or it becomes a very costly exercise. And while most homeowners like to...

What's best? Underfloor heating or radiators?

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What's best? Underfloor heating or radiators?

Without a doubt 2020 was a year of many ups and downs and now with the cooler weather upon us, it is important that we focus on the heating in our...

What is the best underfloor heating for timber floors?

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What is the best underfloor heating for timber floors?

One of the most common questions that we get asked is ‘what is the best underfloor heating for timber floors?’ So, we’ve put this useful guide...

A guide to choosing underfloor heating thermostats

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A guide to choosing underfloor heating thermostats

So you’ve decided to install electric underfloor heating which we think is awesome! One of the most critical parts of any electric underfloor heating...

Your guide to electric underfloor heating mats

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Your guide to electric underfloor heating mats

During the last ten years the popularity in electric underfloor heating has risen significantly in the UK. Gone are the days that underfloor heating...

Underfloor heating and floor height - what you need to know

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Underfloor heating and floor height - what you need to know

Questions regarding underfloor heating and floor height are some of the most common questions we get asked. So, we’ve decided to tackle this head on....

Why electric underfloor heating is ideal for wet rooms

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Why electric underfloor heating is ideal for wet rooms

In the months of winter, dancing across ice cold tiles in your bathroom is not uncommon. Let’s be honest, bathrooms quickly become one of the coldest...