Underfloor Heating

How much does it cost to install hydronic underfloor heating?

If you’re building a new home, budgets are always a consideration. A hydronic heating system always has to be custom-designed to suit your house plans. However, there are a few rules of thumb to estimate what a complete installation is likely to cost. Note that these prices are based on[…] READ MORE

3 Things to Consider Before Installing Your Underfloor Heating System

So you’re building your new dream home, and you love the idea of comfortable, radiant heat keeping you warm all winter? Here are 3 things you’ll need to consider before you start building. 1. What type of floor slab are you using? If you’re building a new home, chances are[…] READ MORE

The Most Common Mistake Homeowners Make With Their Underfloor Heating System

Underfloor heating systems are highly effective at creating a comfortable environment in your home, but it’s important to note that they work a little differently than other types of heating that you might have seen before. One of the most common mistakes that we find homeowners make with their underfloor[…] READ MORE

What Is The Best Flooring For Underfloor Hydronic Heating?

So you’ve decided that in your brand new home or renovation, the morning dash to the shower across freezing cold floors will be a thing of the past. That means you’ve opted for the most efficient and economical form of home heating - a hydronic underfloor heating system from Luxury[…] READ MORE

Will underfloor heating heat my whole house?

Is a heated floor really going to keep your whole house warm, or would you still need some other heaters to get you through those winter months? In fact, underfloor heating will easily provide all your heating requirements. The important thing to keep in mind though is that there are[…] READ MORE

Minimum floor temperatures

Worried that your underfloor heating system will be too hot to walk on? In fact, it’s a pretty simple matter to make sure that the floor doesn’t get too hot. The system will have a thermostat with a sensor embedded in the floor, and it can be programmed to switch[…] READ MORE

How much insulation do I need with a heated floor?

The Building code of Australia sets out minimum insulation requirements for any new home. However, you might choose to install more insulation because it will reduce the running costs of your heating system. The easiest places to start with additional insulation are walls and ceilings. If your home has a[…] READ MORE

How does a manifold work?

Underfloor heating systems require a huge amount of small bore pipe. After all, the heating pipe needs to completely cover your floor area. Water needs to flow through all these pipes evenly so that you don’t get hot and cold spots around the house. That means we need to be[…] READ MORE

Can I heat my carpet?

So you’re putting carpet in you dream home… did you know you can still have underfloor heating? It seems intuitive that if you’ve put down some nice, soft carpet that you wouldn’t be able to use a heated slab underneath to heat your house. While installing carpet will reduce the[…] READ MORE

Electric Underfloor Heating

What’s the difference between apples and oranges? If you’re comparing quotes between electric underfloor heating and warm water underfloor heating, that’s a question you need to be able to answer. Electric underfloor heating consists of a network of wires that form a resistance heater – like a big electric blanket.[…] READ MORE