No one wants a cold floor, especially in the winter, and with warm air escaping throughout your home, especially if your insulation is poor, the risk of cold flooring is particularly high. Underfloor insulation is an excellent way of keeping your flooring and property warm, improving the energy efficiency and comfort of your property as a result. Here, we take a look at the essential benefits of underfloor heating, to help clarify the reasons why you should consider it for your home.

Low Running Costs

As the cost of living crisis intensifies, and the cost of gas fuel prices rise, our reliance on traditional radiators and central heating systems have suddenly become an expensive option. This makes underfloor heating a cost-effective solution, particularly if the insulation of your home is effective. A home with strong insulation properties will result in even greater savings, so ensure this is something you have accounted for when considering underfloor heating.

Energy Efficiency

A huge factor in the lower running costs is the improved energy efficiency provided by underfloor heating. Considerably more efficient than traditional central heating systems, underfloor heating will typically result in reduced energy bills, helping to heat your home and maintain its temperature for much longer.

Low Maintenance Costs

Once fitted and installed, underfloor heating will very rarely, if ever, require any form of maintenance work. This is one of the key reasons for its increasing popularity, with both electric and water-based underfloor heating made from a polypropylene composition, resulting in strong durability and reliability.

Better Hygiene

Unlike traditional radiators, which generate high levels of moisture and humidity at floor level, underfloor heatings are far safer and more hygienic. Moisture and humidity on ground level attract all sorts of creepy crawlies and dust mites, acting as the perfect breeding ground for many unwanted pests. Dust mites, for example, play a large role in respiratory illnesses, such as asthma, causing serious harm. Similarly, removing a radiator from your room immediately removes a common place for dust to settle, meaning far less dust makes its way into the atmosphere, cutting down the risk of allergic reactions and respiratory issues.

Improved Comfort

Let’s face it; cold feet are massively uncomfortable. With underfloor heating, you’re instantly alleviating the discomfort of having cold feet, with your flooring now a comfortable place to walk around, as your bare feet make contact with the warm floor. Underfloor heating systems help maintain a consistent temperature across your home, improving your comfort at all times, no matter the temperature outside. Spray Foam Tech Ltd is a professional insulation company with over 20 years of experience in the field, working to build relationships with our customers by providing high-quality work at reasonable prices. Underfloor insulation foam will help prevent air draughts between floorboards and provide airtight insulation to ensure your home won’t get damp. If you want to find out more about all the services we offer, contact us today.

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