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Underfloor Heating Chichester West Sussex (PO19): An efficient and cost effective way to heat your property in Chichester, is to install underfloor heating. Underfloor heating is versatile in its uses, as it can be employed to eliminate cold spots by complementing your existing heating, or it can replace conventional radiators and be installed as a heating system for the entire house. You can take your pick between electric or warm water systems for your underfloor heating requirements.

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No matter what installation you opt for, water or electric, you will have consistent heating from the floor up which is effective and efficient. They operate at lower temperatures than traditional hot water radiators and consequently consume less energy. In normal situations a correctly sized and designed underfloor heating system will operate at about 25-35°C, where a hot water radiator requires a temperature of somewhere between 65 and 75 degrees C to warm a similarly sized room.


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Consistent Heat: With air being warmed next to a radiator's surfaces before spreading around a room through convection, cool spots can often occur. The floor level heating pipes or mats of an underfloor heating system consistently warm the air over the whole floor area which then rises all through the room. By maintaining uniform and consistent heat distribution, this system eliminates any discomfort caused by cold spots, ensuring that every area of the room is enveloped in a cosy warmth.

Cheaper to Run: These underfloor heating systems are more environmentally friendly and cost less to run, because they operate at lower temperatures to generate the equivalent thermal outcomes.

Ease of Use: Energy use and temperature are controlled by a digital programmable thermostat, which can be connected to smart phone, in both electric and wet installations. This easy to operate gadget offers you complete control over your heating system and can be pre-programmed to suit your circumstances.

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Requires Little Maintenance: With pretty much no maintenance requirements, electrical underfloor systems are generally hassle free and will provide several years of service. Compared with radiators, wet underfloor heating should not require bleeding or flushing and only requires periodic inspections to ensure it's working to its optimum efficiency. The lower operating temperatures required also put much less pressure on gas boilers and alternative heating methods (ground/air source heat pumps etc), hence meaning that they're more reliable and longer lasting.

Ideal For Any Room: Smaller rooms can appear larger by freeing up the ten percent or so of dead space around traditional radiators which can't really be used, through the installation of underfloor heating. It does not matter if you've got a carpet in your living room, a laminate kitchen floor or a tiled bathroom; there are different types of underfloor heating to suit your choice of floor covering. You can even install underfloor heating in exterior spaces such as garages, patios or summerhouses.

Improved Air Quality: With gentle heat rising from the floor upwards, an underfloor heating system generates what is termed, radiant heat, which cuts down on the thermal air currents around a room. This produces a healthier environment by lowering the volume of dust and pollen which circulate around your property.

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The kind of underfloor heating that's more suitable to your requirements will depend on just how much work you wish to do. Electric underfloor heating systems in Chichester are generally quicker to install and design. They can also be adapted simply for retrofitting to an existing dwelling in Chichester. Warm water underfloor heating systems, by their design are generally a better solution in new builds or during restoration work where floors are being completely re-laid.


Electric underfloor heating in Chichester is easy and quick to fit, requiring only a link-up to a suitable mains supply and a thermostat. It is a good option for all projects and can be retrofitted in existing houses without too much trouble. If heating is not required at all times, such as in spare rooms and attic conversions, it's the ideal alternative.

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With installation taking not much more than thirty minutes, electric heating mats can be ready to go in a short period of time. Their installation only requires them to be unrolled and attached to the sub-floor or insulating layer before having them connected by a professional electrician to the mains supply. Whatever the floor surface that exists in your house in Chichester, there's a kind of underfloor heating mat option available for you.

Loose cable electric heating wire is good for unusually shaped rooms or areas where cutting mats to the right size can be challenging. An insulation pad is laid down and a heating element (single cable) is fixed onto it in "runs" before it's covered by the floor finish. A room based thermostat will be installed and the heating cable connected to an appropriate electric point by a fully qualified electrician.

Each individual room of your home in Chichester could have a standalone electric underfloor heating unit fitted, or they could all be connected to a whole home system with a central control device. If you are planning or designing a smart home system for your house in Chichester, you can easily integrate electric underfloor thermostats and metering into your layout.


Hot water is employed in these underfloor heating systems, which can also be called wet floor or hydronic systems by various manufacturers. You can use a pre-existing gas or oil fired boiler with these underfloor heating systems, or in new build properties they can easily be linked to ground or air source heat pumps.

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Water based systems are installed into the subfloor screed and generate an increased floor thickness. In new build properties in Chichester, this extra height can be allowed for in the design phase, but for existing builds there are thin pipe options which keep the extra thickness to a minimum. The use of water based systems is now being more widely adopted as a strategy for whole house heating in Chichester. More Chichester homeowners are turning to these underfloor systems due to their lower running costs, increased thermal effect and higher efficiency when compared with conventional heating solutions.


Builders in Chichester are starting to use hybrid systems of both electric and water underfloor heating in new build homes. Upper level rooms use electric underfloor heating, while basements and ground floors, which have higher heating energy requirements, use a wet system. The best efficiency for a "whole house" setup can be uniquely adapted to suit any home with a hybrid system.


Before beginning any underfloor heating installation it is important that a heat loss survey is carried out on your house in Chichester. This on-site survey will be carried out by an architect or certified heating engineer who will ascertain the insulation needs and heating requirements of your home. Areas such as conservatories or uninsulated rooms with a higher degree of heat loss will require a greater wattage system than that of a small bedroom/office space or a family room. This important part of the design stage will pinpoint the shape, size and heating needs of the electric, hybrid or water underfloor heating installation.

Insulating panels placed beneath the heat mats, heating cables or pipework will often be necessary to help reduce any sub-floor heat losses. Using this insulation increases system efficiency by bringing down the heating or warm-up time by essentially "pushing" the generated heat up into your room.

There are DIY possibilities for putting in underfloor heating, but it's required that any electrical link-ups are only made by a certified electrician who is Part P/NICEIC qualified. A professional installation company will provide total reassurance regarding Health & Safety, and it is advised to use a certified installer in Chichester for the added safety and guarantees that this brings to your new home heating system. Even despite the high reliability of underfloor heating it's important to look into the quantity of warranties and aftercare, such as servicing, that's offered by your Chichester installation company.


Electric underfloor heating systems are particularly suitable for existing property upgrades, extensions and attic conversions due to the easier installation process, and the point that no connection to a hot water system is necessary. Wet floor underfloor heating is better integrated into major renovation works or new build homes where the additional height of the flooring required can be factored in during the design phase.

You will save on energy bills and obtain a more easily controllable and consistent method of heating with any of these underfloor systems over their conventional counterparts.

If you are thinking about updating your existing heating setup, or just wish to warm a cold part of your house, an underfloor heating system is the ideal option.

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Underfloor heating installation can be carried out in Chichester and also nearby in: Portfield, Oving, West Stoke, Whyke, Runcton, Fontwell, Stockbridge, Goodwood, Tangmere, Birdham, Donnington, Bosham, Fishbourne, West Broyle, North Mundham, together with these postcodes PO19 1AH, PO19 1JP, PO18 9XG, PO19 1JG, PO19 1QF, PO19 1BG, PO19 1NU, PO19 1DT, PO19 1NY, and PO19 1DR. Locally based Chichester underfloor heating services will likely have the postcode PO19 and the telephone dialling code 01243. Checking this will guarantee that you are accessing local providers of underfloor heating. Chichester home and business owners can benefit from these and various other comparable services. By clicking on the "Quote" banner you can get underfloor heating quotations from nearby providers.

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