Complete Guide to Underfloor Heating

There are many benefits to underfloor heating; it’s a treat for bare feet, makes room layouts more flexible as there is no need for radiators and it can be a cost-efficient way to heat your home. If you’re trying to make your home more sustainable then underfloor heating works well with renewable heating sources. What are the different types of underfloor heating? There are two types of underfloor heating systems: warm water or wet. These both run through pipes as part of the heating system and electric. Warm water buried underfloor heating: This involves burying 1.6cm pipes into the floor screed, the screed is then finished in your selected covering and the zoned system is controlled by a m

Difference Between Concrete and Liquid Screed

Both liquid screed and concrete are made from the exact same components, but they are very different in the texture in which they are used for. How are they difference? Ready mix concrete is prepared at a plant to each client’s individual specification using specific measurements of aggregates, sand, water and cement mixed with desired additives to reach the correct result which could be enhanced strength or faster curing time. Liquid screed has these components already, but the amount and size of the aggregates used is different to ready mix concrete. Using a smaller and fewer amount of aggregates results in a smoother consistency and easier flowability making the screed closer to a liquid.

Leaving your underfloor heating on all day?

Underfloor heating is an extremely reliable source of heating your home, and although our systems will save money on heating bills, we’ll be looking into whether you should leave your Underfloor Heating on all day. Yes – depending on the season! In winter keeping your underfloor heating on will ensure faster response times when needed. Although it sounds uncommon to leave the heating on when no one’s home, Underfloor Heating can take two to three hours to warm up to the required temperature. This is due to the screed in which the radiant heating pipes are laid takes time to conduct the heat and radiate up through the floor to provide the air temperature you desire. However when left on a re

Underfloor Heating vs Radiators

There are 5 main differences between underfloor heating and radiators, these are heat distribution, comfort and air quality, cost, aesthetics and zoned heating. Central heating with radiators was introduced in the 30's and has been used ever since for most UK homes and this hasn't changed for the last 8 decades. However, recently underfloor heating is being used as the main source of heating as it offers comfort and luxury. Heat Distribution The way heat is distributed in your home depends on what heating system you have. Underfloor heating produces radiant heat which makes you feel warm, this terms is used as radiation is responsible for the proportion of thermal comfort that you receive fr

The Key Benefits and Facts about Liquid Screed

Planning a new building project or renovating your property? You will need to review the best flooring style and processes for your project. We have over 10 years of experience operating within the West Midlands with a team of highly trained professional to take care of all of your liquid screed needs! Whilst many successful projects use sand or cement for their flooring, liquid screed has a not of great benefits that make it a good choice for large and small projects. Liquid screed is slowly becoming a popular choice, here are some reasons why: Whilst many successful projects use sand or cement for their flooring, liquid screed has a not of great benefits that make it a good choice for larg

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