A heated floor has become more and more popular as a way of increasing thermal comfort in a house or flat. The choice of underfloor heating has a positive impact on the aesthetic qualities of the interior; it eliminates the need for radiators and reduces the amount of dust. While selecting this type of heating method, a common question often strikes your one's mind: what should be used on the floor to transfer heat in the best possible way? What type of material should be used? Porcelain tiles are the best solution, but why? Read our article and discover their advantages when used in combination with underfloor heating.
Tiles designed for underfloor heating - why a good solution
You will now learn:
- About the benefits of porcelain stoneware tiles,
- The reasons why underfloor heating and porcelain stoneware tiles are the perfect choice for bathrooms,
- Whether it is worth using tiles and underfloor heating in the living room.
Underfloor heating throughtout the house provides an interesting alternative to classic radiators. Nevertheless, when planning the finishing works, layout and above all the material, which will be used for the flooring it is important not to compromise the efficiency of the underfloor heating. All you need to do is opt for tiles. Underfloor heating works perfectly with them! Apart from that, they will also allow you to arrange your apartment or house elegantly, in any style you wish. Why don't you take a look at our interior design ideas, in which a heated floor will work perfectly.
Tiles vs underfloor heating - find out the advantages of using tiles
The design of modern porcelain stoneware tiles can successfully compete with a wooden floor. There are many natural shades available in the Wood collection. However, this is not the end of the advantages of stoneware. Find out why using tiles on underfloor heating is a good solution.
First of all, porcelain stoneware tiles are excellent conductors of heat. As a result, there is no question of heat loss that could occur with any other material. Equally important is the fact that the tiles do not deform under high temperatures due to the underfloor heating, which means that the floor will always be perfectly smooth. Ceramic flooring does not absorb moisture and is resistant to detergents; this guarantees that it can be kept spotlessly clean.
Bathroom underfloor heating - why is it worth installing?
Today, underfloor heating appears to be a standard in modern bathrooms. Primarily because it is the easiest way to maintain a healthy microclimate within a humid interior. By keeping the floor permanently warm, water evaporates faster, which means that mould and fungi have no chance to occur in your bathroom.
There is also an aesthetic value of the combination of heated floor and tiles to be considered. Due to the fact the bathroom dries relatively quickly, you can lay rugs on the tiled floor which match the décor, without worrying about them being damp. You can choose tiles from the Boho collection, which are inspired by natural wood, and match them with complementary accessories. This will ensure that your bathroom is perfectly arranged.
Underfloor heating tiles for the living room - choosing the best option
Not only do the household members meet in the living room; it is also place where visitors socialise. It is important to keep in mind that there are times when everyone walks barefoot within this space. It is therefore advisable to ensure comfort is enhanced by having underfloor heating throughout the house, including the living room, it seems to be the perfect solution. Cold tiles are not that nice to walk on, but if they are warm the walk would be pleasant.
Whether you want to use large tiles for the underfloor heating in your living room or you prefer smaller ones, you should consider the pattern and colour of the tiles. It should match the design and style of your home. A timeless checked and marble-inspired patterns in a milky tea colour are perfect. You will find such bright, exceptionally elegant tiles suitable for a heated floor in the Timeless Collection. They will make your living room bright and classy.
Nothing can stop you from using tiles and underfloor heating in the kitchen or study. It is a practical solution that suits every interior. After all, you can choose from a wide range of patterns and colours.