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Ceramic Tiles or Porcelain Tiles for Underfloor Heating

Ceramic Tiles or Porcelain Tiles for Underfloor Heating In both new-builds and home renovation projects, tiled flooring is a very popular option to go with a brand-new underfloor heating system. Generally, the big question is always: which floor finish works better with UFH – porcelain or ceramic tiling? VPS Underfloor Heating have put together the…

Underfloor Heating Smart Thermostat Buying Guide
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Underfloor Heating Smart Thermostat Buying Guide

Thermostat Buying Guide – Get Smart Choosing the right type of Thermostat is important for your underfloor or central heating system in order that it works easily and efficiently while saving you money on the way. The VPS Underfloor Heating smart thermostat buying guide will help you choose the best device for your UFH system,…

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Ditch the Radiator: Why Underfloor Heating is the Future

Here at VPS Underfloor Heating, we’re passionate about helping you creating comfortable and efficient homes with our huge range of underfloor heating systems, as well as our underfloor heating design service. As such, we constantly try and convey the benefits of an underfloor heating system as the warmth is unlike anything traditional radiators can offer….

The Advantages of EPS 400 Low Profile Panels when your home is an Underfloor Heating challenge.
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The Advantages of EPS 400 Low Profile Panels when your home is an Underfloor Heating challenge.

As we know, underfloor heating is a great way to heat your home and be energy efficient at the same time. But what happens if your home proves to be challenging in regards to installing an underfloor heating system due to the existing floor levels in your house? This is where EPS 400 Low Profile…

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Don’t Get Cold Feet: Why Professional Underfloor Heating Design Matters

Underfloor heating is one of the most luxurious outlays there is for your home – no matter the weather outside, you’ll have warm and cosy floors throughout your home, but getting the underfloor heating design right is even more imperative! Therefore, beneath the luxury, lies a fairly complex design system and this design is very…

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Are Heat Pumps Suitable For Underfloor Heating?

The growing attention on carbon emissions and renewable heating sources is pushing more people to choose eco-friendly home heating solutions. Air-source and ground-source heat pumps are a sustainable method of home heating and an ideal pairing with underfloor heating. One common question surrounding renewable energy sources is: “How will homes cope with low-temperature heat sources?”….

Heatmiser Thermostats
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Take Control of Your Heating: The Benefits of Heatmiser Thermostats

Heatmiser are one of the leading names in terms of thermostats for all kinds of underfloor heating systems. VPS Underfloor Heating have been selling the full range of Heatmiser thermostats for many years now and we recommend them to our customers when they are planning their underfloor heating projects. The neoStat’s have been designed to…

Sustainable Underfloor Heating
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Underfloor Heating: A Sustainable Heating Solution for UK Homes

Imagine stepping onto a warm floor on a chilly morning – pure bliss! An underfloor heating system from VPS offers a luxurious and comfortable way to heat your home, but did you know it can also be a sustainable solution for UK homes? Let VPS Underfloor Heating walk you through the benefits of a sustainable…

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Choosing the Best Underfloor Heating System For Your Project

Choosing the right underfloor heating system is pivotal for optimal performance. This is our guide for what system to chose in relation to subfloor. We break down the systems and products explaining why these system types are most suitable. Make an informed decisions on which system is right for your project.

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Underfloor heating manifold installation

How to Install an Underfloor Heating Manifold An underfloor heating manifold serves as the central hub for distributing heated water throughout the wet underfloor heating system. Correct manifold installation is essential to ensure optimal performance and reliability. We’ll walk through the steps of how to install an underfloor heating manifold including assembly, positioning, and testing….

How to prevent Wet Underfloor Heating problems
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How to prevent Wet Underfloor Heating problems

How to prevent Wet Underfloor Heating problems Early detection with wet underfloor heating problems are key to ensuring your system gets up and running again and more importantly stop any damage from spreading and causing even more long-term issues. Regular Services It goes without saying that a regular service will keep your wet underfloor heating…

My Underfloor Heating is not working – Why?
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My Underfloor Heating is not working – Why?

My Underfloor Heating is not working – Why? The last thing you need this winter is your Underfloor Heating system suddenly not working and you end with a freezing cold house at Christmas time. We detail some of the potential common underfloor heating problems that you might face. Underfloor Heating Problems There are many reasons…

5 Things you need to know before buying an Underfloor Heating Manifold
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5 Things you need to know before buying an Underfloor Heating Manifold

5 Things you need to know before buying Underfloor Heating Manifolds If you’ve ever researched installing Wet Underfloor Heating, then you will know how important the manifold is to the overall system. The manifold is where the pipework from each part converges and where the hot water supply is fed into. Deciding on and ultimately…

Controlling Underfloor Heating & Radiators – The Salus Quantum does it all.
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Controlling Underfloor Heating & Radiators – The Salus Quantum does it all.

Controlling Underfloor Heating and Radiators – The Salus Quantum does it all The Salus Quantum Thermostat is capable of controlling the heating within your home with the Salus Smart Home app from just about anywhere via your laptop, smartphone or tablet. The Salus Quantum Thermostat is 230V mains powered and LI-ION rechargeable battery powered radio…

5 Reasons to Install Electric Underfloor Heating
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5 Reasons to Install Electric Underfloor Heating

5 Reasons to Install Electric Underfloor Heating There are many benefits for deciding to go ahead and install Electric Underfloor Heating in your home – but here at VPS UFH, we decided to compile our very own Top 5: 1. Electric Underfloor Heating is very easy to install Unlike wet systems, electric underfloor heating can…

What is the best flooring for Underfloor Heating?
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What is the best flooring for Underfloor Heating?

What is the best flooring for underfloor heating? The best flooring for an underfloor heating system will be one that efficiently transfers heat from the underfloor heating system to the surface of the floor. Many options will work well, but a hard surface like stone, engineered wood or ceramic tiles, may offer an ideal transfer…

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How much does Underfloor Heating cost?

UFH is gaining popularity for its comfort and energy-saving benefits, however, how much does underfloor heating cost? If you’re considering this method, understanding all costs involves is crucial. In this blog, we’ll simplify the factors influencing the cost of UFH and provide a guide to help you estimate your own project. Types of UFH UFH…

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5 Advantages & Disadvantages of Underfloor Heating That You Didn’t Know

There is no doubt about it – Underfloor Heating is getting increasingly popular every year and becoming standard in most new builds as well as being retroactively fitted on older properties. Let’s take a look at some the advantages and disadvantages of Underfloor Heating that perhaps you didn’t know. Advantages of Underfloor Heating: Efficiency Unquestionably,…