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Under floor heating that goes over the floor. [Really?] Yes!

Posted by Collister & Glover on Sep 14, 2018 3:07:45 PM

There seems to be a lot of confusion about underfloor heating. We are asked everyday "how can we make this work for us?"  "Do we fit it under the floor, in the floor, on top of the floor?" "Do we go electric or water?" This may surprise a lot of people, but actually, your home will usually will tell you what can be done.

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Topics: underfloor heating

Choosing and Using Polyplumb Underfloor Heating Pipe

Posted by Collister & Glover on Aug 22, 2018 11:28:29 AM

Under Floor Heating Pipe. Which do I choose? Grey Heating and Plumbing Pipe, Metal Composite Pipe or Flexible Under fFoor Heating Pipe? Lots of options are available but what are the benefits?|PLUS | Cutting and adding fittings to the common 12mm and 18mm  pipe.

Selecting the right pipe

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Topics: underfloor heating

A Guide to Fitting a Wet Under Floor Heating System Over Solid Floors

Posted by Collister & Glover on Aug 22, 2018 10:09:21 AM

Retrofitting Solid Under Floor Heating using Polyplumbs unique red floor panels into renovations, existing buildings or just one room. What are the benefits? and How is it installed.?

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Topics: underfloor heating

Plumbing and Heating - joining copper pipe to pipes of dissimilar materials

Posted by Collister & Glover on Aug 16, 2018 3:33:17 PM

Many plumbing and heating installations make use of copper tube and fittings for water and gas services. However, in the past, many other materials were used, and still are used to manufacture or join pipes, tubes and fittings. Sometimes work on these mixed metal pipe joints is unavoidable. This post shows different methods that can be used to join copper pipe to other dissimilar materials.

 

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Topics: Trade Account, underfloor heating

Joining Copper Pipe Using Large Compression Fittings [Photos]

Posted by Collister & Glover on Aug 16, 2018 1:53:04 PM

One of the major advantages of compression fittings is that the installer joins the tube by mechanical means.  This heat-free system means no hot works permits are required, and joints can be made where it would otherwise be dangerous to use a naked flame. How do the two types differ? Why do large pipes require a different type of joint?

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Topics: underfloor heating, Trade Account, Insider, TracPipe

Why Choose ColGlo for Your Underfloor Heating

Posted by Collister & Glover on Aug 13, 2018 12:34:09 PM

Polyplumb underfloor heating offers a range of new possibilities for homeowners, from their design to cutting their heating costs to preventing potential hazards. Underfloor heating frees up space in the home and is a more cost-efficient way to warm your home.



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FAQ on Underfloor Heating: All You Need to Know

Posted by Collister & Glover on Aug 13, 2018 12:07:00 PM

If you’re wanting to save money on monthly bills while still keeping your home warm and cosy, then underfloor heating is the perfect option for you. With multiple types of underfloor heating available and a broad range of installation possibilities, it can be hard to know what’s right for you.

 

To help you out, we’ve answered some FAQs on underfloor heating…



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5 Ways to Save Money on Heating Bills

Posted by Collister & Glover on Aug 13, 2018 11:12:45 AM

 

Whilst summer is in full swing, we might not be thinking as far ahead as winter yet, but ideally the sooner you prepare for the cooler months, the better.

 Warming your home in winter doesn’t have to be an expensive job, there are lots of great ways you can prevent heat from escaping your home. Keep warm this winter and save money on your heating bills with these top tips...



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Topics: underfloor heating

Why use TracPipe?

Posted by Collister & Glover on May 7, 2018 11:40:00 AM

TracPipe is known as the stainless steel gas piping system that you need - but the question is why? What’s the hype all about and why should you opt for this over any other alternatives? Well, we want to enlighten you and let you know how your working life could be made much easier by making a simple change to the products you use.

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When to use TracPipe?

Posted by Collister & Glover on May 3, 2018 2:00:00 PM

TracPipe has now been available in the UK for over 15 years and with its simple installation process and light weight, it could be the solution you’ve been looking for.

TracPipe can be installed in a number of places, including schools, hospitals, corporate and industrial buildings, houses and boats, allowing you to widen your range of consumers and take on more work.



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Topics: TracPipe

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