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Underfloor heating recommendations

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by LeeUK, 9 Apr 2012.

  1. LeeUK

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    Hi

    Am looking into this and will be laid onto a suspended floor / floorboards

    What is a good option for a quick install?

    Maybe laying laminate on top.

    any info appeciated
     
  2. RF Lighting

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    Don't bother.

    Electric underfloor heating under laminate flooring is a waste of time and money.

    At best it'll just take the chill off the floor, at worst you won't even know it's on. It certainly will never actually heat the room up.
     
  3. LeeUK

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    We have a small cottage with this fitted under a tile floor and it seems to work well.
    This was already in the house when purchased so no idea on type
    Tiles wouldnt suit this install
     
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    Very often this is true. At best it warms the floor enough to be comfortable to walk on in bare feet.

    It can warm the room only but at the cost of scorched feet, warped laminate and staines from spilages baked into the surface of the laminate.
     
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    Jeez some people spout some real rubbish on here at times, electric underfloor is fine with laminate, I have it working very happily in a conservatory and it wams the room nicely!!! Don't get me wrong, it's not cheap to run but can work effectively if you get the right system. Mine came from www.allbrite.co.uk I suggest you talk to them regarding which system is right for your specific requirements.
     

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