Underfloor Heating: The Cosy Secret to Warming Your Home

By July 31, 2023Uncategorized
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In this blog, we’ll be revealing the cosy secret to elevating your home’s comfort: underfloor heating. 

Traditional heating methods can leave your toes cold and your space unevenly heated as temperatures drop. But fear not, as underfloor heating offers an innovative solution to keep you warm from the ground up.

Let’s explore how it can transform your living experience.

What is Underfloor Heating?:

Underfloor heating, also known as radiant floor heating, is an efficient and luxurious way to heat your home. Unlike conventional radiators or forced-air systems that rely on heating the air in the room, it works by warming the floor itself. The heat radiates upward, enveloping the entire space with gentle, consistent warmth.

There are two main types: electric and water-based (hydronic). Electric underfloor heating utilises electrical cables or heating mats installed beneath the floor surface, while water-based systems circulate warm water through a network of pipes.

Both systems offer significant advantages, including better heat distribution, reduced heat loss, and freedom from bulky radiators. You can enjoy the luxury of walking on comfortably warm floors while relishing a perfectly cosy home environment.

The Comfort Factor:

One of the primary reasons homeowners choose underfloor heating is the unparalleled comfort it provides. Traditional heating methods often result in temperature variations within the room, with warm air rising and leaving the floor cooler. This can create discomfort and make heating less effective.

Underfloor heating eliminates this issue by evenly spreading heat from the floor upward. The heat remains close to the ground, creating a cosy and uniform temperature throughout the room. Say goodbye to chilly corners and hello to a warm, inviting space perfect for barefoot strolls during the coldest months.

Energy Efficiency and Cost Savings:

Investing in underfloor heating is not only about comfort but also about making a smart and eco-friendly choice. Due to its radiant nature, underfloor heating requires lower operating temperatures than traditional systems, reducing energy consumption.

The reduced heat loss through walls and windows also allows for faster and more efficient heating. As a result, you can potentially lower your heating bills and save money in the long run.

While the upfront installation costs may be slightly higher than conventional heating systems, the long-term savings on energy bills make underfloor heating a cost-effective solution. Moreover, with proper maintenance and care from our heating engineers, underfloor heating systems will last for decades, offering an excellent return on your investment.

Versatility in Design and Space:

This type of heating is exceptionally versatile, fitting well with various interior designs and room layouts. Unlike radiators, which can limit furniture placement and wall space, underfloor heating remains hidden beneath the floor, allowing for complete freedom in arranging your space.

This design flexibility enhances the aesthetics of your home, ensuring an unobstructed view and clean lines. With underfloor heating, you can fully utilise wall space for art, mirrors, or shelving without worrying about the interference of heating units.

Seamless Integration for All Floor Types:

Whether you have a new construction project or are considering an upgrade, our expert engineers offer seamless integration for various floor types. This versatile heating solution can be installed in both new and existing homes, adapting to different flooring materials such as tile, stone, laminate, and even hardwood.

We can easily incorporate these underfloor systems into the initial design for new constructions, allowing for a smooth installation process during construction. The heating elements are placed beneath the floor surface before the final flooring material is installed, creating an invisible, efficient heating system.

Skilled technicians from KD Jones can assess your home’s layout and recommend the most suitable heating installation approach for your specific needs.

KD Jones – Underfloor Heating Installers:

Incorporating these systems into your home promises a warm and delightful living experience. 

At KD Jones, we understand the importance of comfort and energy efficiency. We will help you elevate your home’s ambience while embracing a greener and more cost-effective heating solution. 

Say hello to cosy toes and an inviting home environment today. Get in touch with us today on 01737 211 376 for expert advice and to book in your professional installation.

We are approved Worchester-Bosch installers, and we’re fully Gas-Safe approved.

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