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Clockwork Underfloor Heating:

Best Underfloor Heating Systems

When choosing the best underfloor heating system for your project you need to consider cost, energy efficiencies, the comfort of users and the resulting aesthetic you are looking for.

At Clockwork Underfloor Heating we install wet and dry underfloor heating systems that transform residential and commercial spaces. Our three categories of wet underfloor heating systems are:

  • Screed underfloor heating systems
  • Low profile underfloor heating systems
  • Suspended underfloor heating systems

Underfloor heating – screed systems

 

Underfloor heating systems for screed floors are an efficient solution for heating properties. These systems are where the heating pipes are laid evenly over the floor, which should have some kind of insulation membrane.

Typical installation methods include setting the pipes out in a loop formation to ensure an even distribution of heat.

Here at Clockwork UFH, we offer three types of underfloor heating systems for screed floors.

Staple System

A simple and straight-forward system to install, the Staple System is one of our most cost-effective systems.

The staples in this system are 60mm long, digging deeper into the layers of insulation than other suppliers, giving you increased grip, which can be covered with any kind of screed.

Clip Rail System

The Clip Rail System is a series of clip rails in which you clip the heating pipes. The clip rails are 1m in length and offer significant flexibility where you position them within a room according to your own designs/layout.

If you have a pre-determined layout for your underfloor heating system pipes, the Clip Rail System is an easy system to use and install.

Castellation Mat System

The Castellation Mat System is extremely versatile and a popular choice for installers due to how fast it can be installed.

The mats lay down and clip together, so they easy to manage and subsequently lay the heating pipes. They are interconnecting, pre-spaced at 50mm, with each mat covering 1.12m² and can be used with any kind of screed.

Staple System
Clip Rail System
Castellation Mat System

Screed installation for your project

 

In collaboration with our sister company, Clockwork Screed, we apply cementitious liquid screed onto underfloor heating to facilitate exceptional insulation and performance.

The screed is incredibly strong so it can be laid very thinly which enhances the responsiveness of the underfloor heating system. The free-flowing properties of the screed produce a self-levelling, smooth finish that can accommodate footfall within 24 to 48 hours.

Low Profile Systems

 

When floor height is limited, our low profile underfloor heating systems are ideal for installers and developers. At just 18mm thick, the low profile system adds very little height to a floor which means the existing doors and flooring can remain in place.

This makes low profile underfloor heating systems ideal for retrofits and renovations. Tiles can be laid directly on top of the boards which saves time and removes the need for screed.

Suspended Floor Systems

 

Suspended floor systems have a small gap between the foundations and the flooring to allow for ventilation and prevent mould and dry rot.

Clockwork Underfloor Heating suspended plate systems conduct the heat from the underfloor heating system to the floor finish while reducing any heat loss to the sub-floor. The suspended heat plate systems are ideal for flooring with regularly spaced, standard 400mm joists.

Low Profile System
Suspended Heat Plates

Underfloor heating – our 4 step process

 

At Clockwork Underfloor Heating we advocate a 4 step process for supplying underfloor heating systems:

  1. Plan – the meticulous planning and design of each underfloor heating system

After assessing your space and listening to your requirements, we use CAD (computer-aided design) technology to plan and design the most efficient underfloor heating system for each project.

  1. Insulate – laying the insulation

Our expert team installs high-quality poured insulation to facilitate exceptional thermal conductivity from your underfloor heating system without unnecessary heat loss.

  1. Heat – installing the underfloor heating system

Using the best quality components we professionally install the underfloor heating system.

  1. Screed – pouring liquid floor screed

Our fast-drying, strong, high performance liquid screed is applied, ready for your chosen floor covering.

 

Why work with Clockwork Underfloor Heating to install your underfloor heating in Cheshire?

 

Clockwork Underfloor Heating has many years of experience in maximising the performance of underfloor heating systems in and around the Cheshire area.

Based in Stockport we have an excellent local reputation and easy access to properties throughout Cheshire.

For a quotation or to ask a question about your underfloor heating project, get in touch.

FAQs

 

Does Clockwork Underfloor Heating supply both residential and commercial flooring projects?

Yes. We work with homeowners, contractors and specifiers for residential, commercial, industrial and hospitality projects across Cheshire.

Are underfloor heating systems suitable for offices?

Most definitely. Not only are they energy efficient, they also maximise floor space because they don’t require heaters or radiators.

Do you supply dry/electric underfloor heating systems?

Yes. Dry underfloor heating systems are ideal for small spaces or where there is no plumbing, such as conservatories.

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Plan, Insulate, Heat and Screed
Our 4 Step Process

1

Planning & design

2

Lay insulation

3

Install underfloor heating

4

Pour liquid floor screed

PROJECT FOCUS

High end Residential, Manchester

We planned and installed an underfloor heating system into a contemporary home in Manchester. Not only that, we finished the installation with a smooth, even and high quality liquid floor screed.

Our team worked with the end user’s architect, ensuring the home benefitted with a visually striking but also inherently comfortable and environmentally conscious heating solution.

The client now enjoys an enhanced living experience, reduced energy bills, and an aesthetically uncompromised living space that flows through the whole house.

See What Our
Customers Say

“From our initial consultations to the flawless installation, Clockwork’s team demonstrated not just technical prowess, but a nuanced understanding of architectural essentials.

Their underfloor heating system effortlessly merged into our designs, preserving every ounce of spatial aesthetics while embedding an unperceivable, yet palpably comforting warmth throughout the residence.

In Clockwork, I found more than a solution provider; I discovered collaborators who understand, respect, and enhance the architectural journey. Their integrative approach, precision, and unyielding commitment to quality have made them my go-to partners for all underfloor heating needs.”

D. Smith
Architect, Cheshire

Why work with us
For your Underfloor Heating Project?

Expertise in underfloor heating: Specialists in underfloor heating installation for residential and commercial needs.

Unique advantages: Providing distinct benefits over traditional heating methods to both homeowners and businesses.

One-stop solution: Offering a comprehensive four-step process (Plan, Insulate, Heat, & Screed) for a streamlined underfloor heating solution.

Collaborative approach: In partnership with our sister company, Clockwork Screed, ensuring a unified solution for insulation, underfloor heating, and screeding.

Simplified project management: Eliminating the complexity of dealing with multiple suppliers, facilitating a smoother and hassle-free project execution for architects, contractors, and homeowners.