Underfloor heating can be run by using hot water from your existing heating system or by installing electric underfloor heating, both types can be controlled by an electric underfloor heating thermostat.
There are lots of different types of an underfloor heating thermostat to choose from, they range from simple manual dials, programmable digital types to the latest that you can work remotely from your smartphone.It is important to get the right underfloor heating thermostat for you and your home, to ensure you get the best from your heating system, avoid wasting heat and therefore reducing costs.
A programmable underfloor heating thermostat will enable you to customise and program a heating schedule for your home, most popularly heating in the mornings and evenings when it is most needed. An underfloor heating thermostat will normally allow you to program up to four different settings each day, switching the heating on and off as you require.
A manual dial type underfloor heating thermostat is the easiest type, you just turn the dial to the temperature that you would like and your home will start to warm up immediately. With this sort of thermostat though, you cannot choose in advance when you would like the heating to switch on or program anything, but it is user-friendly and uncomplicated.
The most modern type of underfloor heating thermostat is the smart, digital type that can be worked remotely by using an app on your smartphone. These are ideal for busy people as you can sort out your heating on the go and return home to a cosy, warm home. Smart types of the underfloor heating thermostat can help keep your heating costs down, by running the heating in the most cost-efficient way.