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  1. C

    Pecilastic on electric underfloor heating

    Hi, Anyone know if you can fix Pecilastic (or similar) to electric underfloor heating mat that has been covered in levelling compound? Have a situation where the join in two insulation boards coincides with a join in timber floorboards below it. It’s a plank tile floor and the planks will be...
  2. D

    Water UFH Advice required please, Multi floor level and underfloor heating...

    Hi, i am new to this forum but after some advice if possible please. I am building a new extension and as part of the work i am knocking through between the new extension and an existing room. Ideally i would like Underfloor heating throughout. My plan for the new extension was pipe connected...
  3. R

    Laying travertine on electric underfloor heating.

    Hi all, I can't seem to find a thread with the info I need so hopefully someone can help 🤞 I have a 25 sqm extension which I have just built for a customer which he now wants tiled with honed and filled travertine tiles 600x300 from Topps tiles layed in brick bond format, I have had a tiler...
  4. hmtiling

    H M Tiling - Wall and floor tiling Isle of Wight

    Tiler on the Isle of Wight All aspects of wall and floor tiling. Electric and water fed underfloor heating. Floor levelling and substrate preparation. Bespoke tiling based on the Isle of Wight. Over 20 years experience working on high end property across the Island, Hampshire and London...
  5. M

    Solution to a problem..

    Hi all, Laying UFH and porcelain tiles in a suspended first floor bathroom, original plan was to replace old floorboards with 18mm ply then 10mm insulation board before UFH and tiling. Issue is there's going to be up to a 20mm step into the bathroom, is there a way to reduce this considerably...
  6. roybarber

    Preparation Preparation for tiling

    Good evening everyone, I’ve found this forum very useful for past tiling projects on a DIY basis. But this job is far to big for me to attempt. I’m after a little advice prior to the pros turning up to quote. We’ve had a full overboard underfloor heating system fitted and is currently fully...
  7. K

    Grout Grout/silicon type and colour?

    Hi all, First of all this is my first time tiling and I’m diyer. After a month I’m almost there with my tiling. See attached photo. I have 2 different tiles as it can be seen, the marbles are on all 3 walls and it’s going on the floor too, it suppose to have 2mm joints but because the edges...
  8. J

    Loose tiles & underfloor heating...

    Hi all New to the forum so hello, please go gentle, and let me know if I'm posting in the wrong place? We've recently had an extention, during which we also had the kitchen, utility and all three toilets refitted and retiled. The builders organised or 'did' all the work throught the build...
  9. D

    Underfloor heating questions

    I've had two quotes for tiling a kitchen and hallway. The kitchen is to have underfloor heating, just enough heat to warm the tiles as have radiator in the kitchen already. One tiler said single wire would be fine for my circumstances, the other said the matt system would be best. The area is...
  10. C

    Water UFH UFH flow valves aren't rising and falling

    Hi all, I have an issue with my UFH that I hope you can help with. We have UFH but have never been 100% sure that it works as it should: the lounge/kitchen (one room) has been fine, but the bedrooms have always been a bit chilly. I've put this down to them being carpeted and it taking longer...
  11. S

    Massive problem involving chipboard flooring and underfloor heating.

    I'm a chippy, I fit a lot of kitchens and some bathrooms, inevitably I have done quite a bit of tiling, which I have learnt from older tradesman I have worked with in my early years in the trade. I've never had a complaint about my tiling, I don't class myself as a tiler, I can accurately cut a...
  12. K

    Laitance removal - underfloor heating screed

    Hi all Just been reading up on the above and it looks like I should have sanded the floor down a bit sooner - no one advised that it should be done after a couple of weeks Floor has been down a good while now and has a good surface I think - its not crumby at all but hey may as well do a...
  13. Skinnyindian

    DIY New DIY geek needs underfloor heating

    Really enjoy DIY. So much so that I am finding new things to do even if they don't need it. Joined this forum to see if I could discuss how to make my own underfloor heating for laminate flooring or if I buy a mat, 500mm X 600mm.
  14. Simon Dale

    Preparation Underfloor heating between joists

    Hi all Just looked at a job where builder wants to put down 22m chipboard over joists then Ditra. I said nooooo. The heating system is wet on a polystyrene board with aluminium trays screwed to joists. I have mentioned giffa flooring. The joists are 400 centres so could probably use the 18mm...
  15. Localtiler

    Pictures 45° plank tile with underfloor heating

    I thought I'd share this project, quite a lot went into this and I think it turned out great. The floor was a bit of a mess so there was some leveling prior to fitting the insulation and underfloor heating. This system is the new pro warm system which uses the dural cifh carrier mat and there...
  16. M

    Wet room construction over joists with wet underfloor heating

    Hi, First time here and hoping this is an easy question! I am installing a wet room upstairs and going back to joists but I also want to install low profile wet underfloor heating (I already have it), what will give me the best surface to tile on and support a bath on top? So I was planning...
  17. W

    Water UFH Underfloor heating for bathroom

    Hi, We are in the process of renovating a newly purchased house, currently living downstairs with the view to stripping out upstairs. We have one downstairs bathroom that I need to renovate for us to live sanely! We have our tiles and the floor is a raised timber floor, currently tiled, the plan...
  18. A

    Electric UFH Advice please, how deep is my underfloor heating???

    Hi all, I own a flat which has electric underfloor heating throughout ontop of concrete floor, i currently have vinyl wood effect planks fitted throughout and I'm pulling the current flooring to put carpet in. My question is how far below the surface is the electric wire and can I hammer the...
  19. I

    Old bitumen adhesive and underfloor heating

    Hello! We are about to renovate our 1960s home and need some expert advice on how to plan the new kitchen floor. The current floor is composed of 9x9 asbestos vinyl tiles adhered to a concrete foundation with an asbestos containing bitumen. The kitchen is very small so we'd like to remove the...
  20. K

    Water UFH How to build floor level above underfloor Heating?

    Good Evening folks. I have an underfloor heating question which im hoping someone can shed some light on. Basically we have bought an apartment that has water underfloor heating. The living room and hall have floorboards in there currently that are 1inch thick and sit above the heating system...
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