Underfloor Heating in St Albans
Underfloor heating is considered a functional energy efficient solution for most contemporary residential and commercial properties. Today they are common in gyms, hotels, new build apartments, office buildings, luxury apartments. Underfloor heating is also now common in kitchens, bathrooms, hallways, and wet rooms. Most modern kitchens and bathrooms have underfloor heating installed.
Underfloor Heating Types
The two major types of underfloor heating are water underfloor heating electric, or the wet system and electric underfloor heating called the dry system. The electric underfloor heating is more common and less disruptive to install but their running costs are much higher and therefore they are suited to smaller spaces like tiled bathrooms. It however is considered an economical way to heat your home as the entire floor area of the room becomes warm which warms the air above it thereby distributing the heat evenly around the room. Another advantage is that it takes little time to warm up compared to a standard radiator.
There are many benefits of installing underfloor heating. These include:
Underfloor Heating Installation
Underfloor heating installation is simple. An insulation board is installed on top of the existing floor then an underfloor heating mat is placed on top of the insulation board. Finally, new floor covering (in this case tiles) is fixed on top of the heating system.
Underfloor heating cost
This will depend on the cost of the underfloor heating system (i.e. if it is a wet or dry system) and the size of the room it is be installed in. The other cost would the underfloor heating installation cost. As special skills are required you need to find qualified and experienced underfloor heating experts like the ones in our team. We offer competitive installation costs compared to our competition.