Tiling floor with UFH

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I'm going to either tile or lino my kitchen which has water underfloor heating. Can someone please confirm that I need either stone or ceramic tiles? And does anyone know what type of lino can go on UFH?


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How do you mean confirm ? There is no absolute here.

Stone or ceramic will be much better`. Lino will "work" to a certain degree as long as it is not melting at 40 C, but will not transfer heat as well

PS Don't call me "peeps"
 
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Stone, ceramic and porcelain transfer heat better and in my opinion easier to lay unless your screed is dead flat. Ceramic and porcelain are cheaper and there is more choice. They are thicker and may not line up with other floor surfaces.
Caralium could be used but UFH temp should be lower as with the lino-Karndean, Amtico, Polyflor. Self levelling compound and recommended adhesives may be needed for these 'linos' I not sure about the 3-4m wide roles of lino but i guess they would not be ideal or recommended.
 
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Lino is actually a very natural floor covering made from the oil from a lineum tree, hence the name "linoleum" lino for short.
you will probably be thinking about a more modern covering "cushionflor" which is man made and generally ****e. Some manufacturers claim them to be UFH friendly !! i'm not so sure.
Spend a little more on something natural that will last like travertine, slate etc. Ceramics also work well. Ceramics and stone have slightly different warm up times also depending on thickness but both work well. The romans were doing it centuries ago !!!
 
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