Installing underfloor heating has become one of the most popular home improvements in recent years. There are many benefits to underfloor heating and although there is an initial outlay, the benefits make up for this over time. Here are the top 5 benefits of underfloor heating:
Heated flooring will provide more comfort in the home. The temperature of each room can be controlled and the heat will be more consistent compared to radiators. Installing underfloor heating Surrey and across the UK where the weather can be cold throughout the year, a home can be much more comfortable.
- Energy efficient and low maintenance
A floor can retain more heat than radiators so much less energy is needed to keep a house warm. Money can be saved by using underfloor heating compared to other heating methods. Underfloor heating systems also require very little maintenance once installed.
Using underfloor heating is much more hygienic compared to more traditional heating methods. When heat is created through a radiator or within the walls, a floor remains cold and sometimes damp. This creates an environment where dust mites can live and breed, which is unhygienic and can be damaging to the respiratory system. Heated flooring however makes the room too dry and warm for dust mites and will reduce the amount by over 75%.
- Works with different flooring
Previously, underfloor heating could only be used with stone or tile floors. These days however it can be used under a variety of flooring options such as wood, vinyl, carpet and more.