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Inside Colglo Film - Delivering Value with Service & Care for over 40 years

Posted by Collister & Glover on Sep 16, 2019 9:42:58 AM
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Topics: underfloor heating, Colglo, pumps, Fittings, valves, Tools, engineering, Plumbing, Heating, Deeside, Trade

Announcing our new Underfloor Heating Range

Posted by Collister & Glover on May 1, 2019 7:23:05 AM

Collister and Glover are soon to introduce the new ColGlo Underfloor Heating Product Range. A state-of-the-art underfloor heating system which is adaptable to all flooring types and finishes. Manufactured by ‘Hetta’ a European leader in high quality, high performance under floor heating technologies. The new systems will provide consistent room temperatures and energy savings of up to 30% compared to traditional heating methods such as radiators.

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Topics: underfloor heating, Colglo

Questions to ask when considering underfloor heating

Posted by Collister & Glover on Feb 22, 2019 2:48:48 PM

If you’re considering having underfloor heating installed in your home, you might feel a little overwhelmed and confused, especially with knowing where to start. There are a number of different types of underfloor heating available, ensuring there’s one suitable for every home. But how do you know which one to choose? Here are some key questions to ask yourself before starting the project…

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Topics: underfloor heating, Colglo

How does the underfloor heating system fit in with the heating I already have?

Posted by Collister & Glover on Jan 31, 2019 2:16:00 PM

If you’re looking at having underfloor heating installed or are considering installing it yourself, you’re probably wondering where to start. Which system will work best for you? And will it fit in with the heating you already have?

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Topics: underfloor heating, Colglo

Underfloor heating: What do you need?

Posted by Collister & Glover on Jan 18, 2019 2:12:00 PM

Are you looking for a way to keep your home warm and cosy without breaking the bank? Underfloor heating is your answer and with so many products available, you can rest assured that there is a system out there that is perfect for your home.
 

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Topics: underfloor heating

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: Insider, Trade Account, TracPipe, underfloor heating

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