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How to Repair Underfloor Heating

Both wet and dry systems may need repairs.

If you develop problems with underfloor heating you will want to deal with it quickly and effectively, so that the minimum inconvenience is caused for the people in the building.

There are various problems that can occur with both wet and electric systems, whether during installation or years after fitting; and potential problems are not confined to the system itself, as the heating can also damage the flooring and fabric of a house.

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Underfloor Heating Parts and Spares

You need to know exactly what parts and tools are required for the system installation.

If you are using underfloor heating, and particularly if you are installing it yourself, you need to get a good understanding of all the components required for a full system installation. Once the new heating is in place it must be maintained, and should anything go wrong in the future it may need repairs.

The complexity of the system will depend on how much area you are covering, and the type of system you use. An electric mat for a small room such as a bathroom may be relatively simple to install for most DIY enthusiasts, but a whole house system with thermostatic controls for each room will require a much higher level of expertise.

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Underfloor Heating FAQ

Difficulty in considering if undefloor heating is suitable can be resolved with frequently asked questions

If you are considering underfloor heating for your home, it is difficult to know what type of system is best suited to your property, and which will be the best in the long run. There is a wealth of information out there, but it can often be difficult to navigate …

Planning Permission and Building Regs for Underfloor Heating

Which building regulations cover underfloor heating?

If you are installing an underfloor heating system, you will want to be sure that you have all the required permissions and that the system and its components all meet with building regulations. This will safeguard the investment you have made, and maintain the value of your property. There are …

History of Underfloor Heating

Typical support for Roman underfloor heating.

The type of underfloor heating available today, consisting of pipes or electrical cable laid into the floor, is a far cry from some of the methods used in the past. Amazingly, underfloor heating has been dated back as far as the Neolithic period; in this article we will examine some …