If you’re renovating a property or building a new one, you may be thinking about the best way to heat it. An increasingly popular option is to have underfloor heating.
This has several advantages. First, it puts the laws of physics on your side because warm air rises. Generating heat down low makes sense and means that there’s minimal wastage. It also keeps your room free of clutter as there are no radiators taking up valuable wall space. It also feels really great underfoot.
Wet or dry?
There are two types of underfloor heating. Wet systems use warm water pumped through plastic pipes under the floor. These pipes are laid on a subfloor with the final surface laid on top. One of the advantages of this type of heating is that the water temperature needed to heat the room is much lower than that needed for conventional …