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Hi, we are a NICEIC Electrical Engineering firm, we have over 10 years experience in a wide range of Engineering We specialise in Electrical, Electronics, Domestic heating, and Plumbing. We offer you a competitive quotation rate and treat you professionally, with respect and we are very friendly. We can honour you with a great results at the end of all our work. We work to the up to date standards for example, Electrical Standards which is the 18th Edition, NICEIC Part P and MInstMC.

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Reviewed by Simon on 23/1/2022

Yosef was the only trades person I contacted ( and there were many) who was able to do the job. He designed and built a control box and installed it without any complaints. In fact, when he did hit some issues , because of our old house, he simply laughed and solved the problems. He’s a clever, honourable and honest man who did a great job. I have booked home to do more and would highly recommend him.

Professional Electrical Contracting Company established 2014. We cover Essex, London & South East of England. We undertake full range of work from domestic alterations, additions & new builds to commercial, industrial installations & maintenance &Testing.

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Reviewed by Francisca on 15/6/2022

Delighted. The team worked really hard to complete tasks in 1 day. Thank you.

Hi, My name is Lee and I have been an Electrician for just touching 25 years, I have been lucky enouhg to cover all aspects of Electrical work, I'm reliable, prompt, clean and very reasonably priced, but most of all, I wont let you down.

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Reviewed by Caitlin on 2/6/2022

Lee was really quick and efficient at getting the job done and also came on short notice. Really happy

Electrical inspecting & testing certification EICR's Fault finding Electrical installation Consumer unit rewiring Outdoor electrical wiring Electrical design Electrical surveys Socket & lighting replacements Security lighting installation Rewires Qualifications SVQ 3 recognised apprenticeship 17th addition inspection Compex Certified

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Reviewed by Paul on 17/4/2022

David did a good job fitting electricity to my shed. Very neat and tidy and did not take long. Would highly recommend and will use again for any other electrical projects

Un mejor hogar, un mejor estilo de vida. MARBLE AND TILE son una empresa dedicada a: Diseño, Decoración, Elegancia

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Reviewed by LAYLA SHAWKI on 25/6/2022

These guys were the best I’ve ever had! They are extremely reliable! They were on time when they came to price up the job, friendly, respectful and clear on my instructions. They stuck to the price throughout the job. They were here for 6 days on time every day. They did not stop every day from 8.30am - 5.30pm. They cleaned up after themselves every day, just like cleaners! Very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend and I will definitely be hiring again. There price was also fair and well earned.

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Reviewed by Andrew on 25/6/2021

Superb from start to finish. Came up with aesthetic ideas & did what they said on time, to budget. Would strongly recommend.

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Reviewed by Cheryl on 23/3/2022

Gary completed the jobs on the day agreed and communication was fantastic, he made sure we got exactly what we needed and was tidy and professional. We are delighted with the quality of the work and have already discussed further jobs to be done. I would highly recommend Baillie Electrical Solutions.

Honest, professional electrical contractors who pride ourselves in excellent customer care and highest quality electrical installations. We offer a wide range of electrical services including: - Home Rewires - Kitchen wiring - Bathroom wiring upgrades - CCTV - Solar PV - Heat Pumps - TV aerials - EICR’s And much more! We really pride ourselves on our professionalism and high standards. Get in touch and arrange a free no-obligation quotation. You will not be disappointed!

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Reviewed by Ashley on 21/1/2021

Very happy with the service and quality of work from initial enquiry to finished job! I needed a new socket and hdmi point for a wall mounted TV at short notice, and Dewi managed to squeeze me in. Extremely satisfied with the whole experience and would highly recommend!

Hello , I am Michael . Fully qualified time served plasterer of 10+ years, customer satisfaction a top priority. Work is always carried out to a high standard with a friendly service, many trade and domestic work references, competitive quotes provided

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Reviewed by Lilian on 25/11/2021

Gets on with his work very pleased with the finish

L&P Electrical Engineering Ltd is a friendly and reliable electrical company who consider no job as too big or too small. Based in New Broughton, our team of qualified, professional electricians have 30 years of experience in the industry. We consistently offer value and quality to commercial and domestic customers and pride ourselves on the positive feedback that we get from our many satisfied customers. Our working area covers both North Wales and the North West of England.

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Reviewed by James on 18/11/2021

All three jobs done professionally.

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Here at BBtrades we specialise in gas installation and bathroom renovation. Our team of professionals have over 50 years of experience and ensure top quality results. Check out or Facebook page @BBtrades for photos and reviews of our work.

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Reviewed by Jim on 15/6/2022

No hassle nice and efficient.

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Reviewed by Cheng on 28/6/2018

Kestutis is very professional and friendly. He refurbished my flat throughout including plumbing, plastering, painting, flooring, heating, built-in wardrobes, tiling, etc. The finish of work is perfect. We highly recommend him to all of you.

www.kbaconstruction.online MAKE YOUR HOUSE INTO A HOME TODAY WITH KBA CONSTRUCTION'S We are a building company with many years combined experience. working as Builder in London (UK), we help to make your house a home or property investment you can rely on.

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Reviewed by Sadiyah on 7/6/2022

Khalid came the same day and fixed my toilet seat within the hour. The work was do.ne efficiently and quickly. The price was also reasonable. Will definitely recommend and use again

ITS electrical ltd are a new small business in Southampton. Offering all aspects of electrical work services, NAPIT registered so all work is signed off and certificated Please give us a call for our service

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Reviewed by Dave on 30/7/2021

Prompt quote and timely, high quality, tidy, job as agreed. No surprises and Kieran helped me with another issue as well. I will look to use him again and highly recommend for similar domestic work.

Home maintenance,flooring and skirting, Wood , concrete , metal Fencing ! wood / composite deking Paving, we are open and able to do any kind of work both outside and inside

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Reviewed by Paul on 2/4/2022

Samual did a great professional job for me replacing some fence posts and rehanging a gate. Everything was done to a good standard and the price was fair for the work carried out. I would recommend him

With over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry, we know how to deliver work that looks good and lasts. We work on properties of all shapes and sizes, commercial and domestic, turning your dreams into a reality.

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Reviewed by Sohail on 15/12/2021

What an amazing guy!, another 2 weeks and he would have become a member of our family!. You can set your clock with George, he was at our door an 8am on the dot every morning. He gave us so many different ideas which really helped us. His workmanship i, totally flawless. We know what quality looks like now. George is a loyal, honest and hardworking individual who will always be our first choice when getting work done.

Thank you for checking our profile. We are Dani and Robert and we have been working together for more then 4 years. We cover anything from carpentry,joinery,tiling ,painting and much more .Please drop as a message. We will be more than happy to help.

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Reviewed by Paul & Sarah on 10/3/2022

Daniel did a fantastic job of tiling our kitchen. He took extra effort to provide all the materials which saved us a lot of time. Daniel was really professional and it was a pleasure to meet him. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him and would contact him again in a flash if we had another job for him to do.

Hi, i am a sole treader that specialises in domestic work. I have been an electrician for about 4 years working mainly on rewires and testing. From a socket install to a full rewire and test, no job is too big or small.

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Reviewed by Ant on 18/11/2021

Great job. Thermostat working fine. Thank you.

NRJ Electrical is a fully registered company that completes every task and job to the highest standards possible. We are a highly reliable company who deal with every customers needs in a flexible and friendly manner.

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Reviewed by Jermaine on 1/6/2022

At Bottega Interiors we deal with bathroom installations, bedrooms and kitchens. also handling anything from small leaks to full renovations. We pride services with all aspects of works meaning you the customer won’t have the head ache or calling multiple trades people to complete one job. We take the stress out of your hands and handle the job all under one roof.

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Reviewed by noreen nolan on 25/6/2022

Over 15 years experience in plumbing and heating maintenance in London work mostly as a sub contractor for the bigger brand company's in London so give me a call get the professional job done at affordable prices

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Reviewed by Jack on 28/6/2022

Brilliant job for full bathroom refit - fair price, gave great advice throughout and did several follow-ups. Hired immediately for several other jobs around the house, all of which were done to a very high standard and a good price.

Here at one source electrical we offer a range of electrical practices, that match the regulations of British standards. We have 12 years experience in the industry from domestic, commercial and industrial. We can deliver such things as Distribution board upgrades, additional sockets, led lighting upgrades, testing, EICRs, media walls, smart home devices, boiler connections, extensions and new build installations. Call outs 24/7 £60 then £20 every hour to fix or diagnose any electrical fault.

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Reviewed by Brett on 1/2/2022

Very happy all round. Will be using again. Many thanks

J R Griffiths roofing we specialise at 're roofing, slate tiles and leadwork. also chimney work undertook. Rubber roof and also grp

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Reviewed by Oswyn on 7/11/2020

Highly recommended, job done on time and at quoted price. Very happy

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Fully qualified electrician / and builder available to carry out all domestic and commercial electrical work. House renovations, outdoor lighting, hot tub installation, housing rewire, fuse board replacement and more. 17 years experience.

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Reviewed by Gary on 28/6/2022

Ross called me straight away and was first class to deal with from start to finish, we will use him again for sure and we will have no problem recommending his services to anyone looking for this type of work, highly recommend.

We are a small family run business who aim to provide a excellent service to our customers, we pride ourselves on our work and causing minimal damage to decor and disruption to our areas of work. We keep up with current regulations and provide guarentees.

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Reviewed by Keith on 10/3/2022

Chris came out with a team of 3 worked quickly and professionally,to fit my fuse box and certificate the property. Overcoming obstacles with ease. The quoted price was fair and kept to. I'm very happy with the work and recommend him highly.

Hi I'm Mike from Smart power solutions we cater for a variety of different jobs weather it is as small as changing a pendant to a full house rewire. We have many years experience and specialise in rewires. We also have a garage conversion side to the company in which we install high end garage conversion complying with all regulations.

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Reviewed by Dianne on 29/3/2021

Very happy with the job.Nice guys and very tidy.What more could you want

ADC Property Consultants We provide quotations at competitive prices. full bathroom installations to full heating systems with a team of tradesmen to complete all variety of jobs. Instagram-adc_property_consultants [email protected]

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Reviewed by Dionne on 17/8/2021

Andrew and his colleague were very professional, motivated to complete the work to a high standard and completed the job effectively. I was very impressed and grateful, thank-you Andrew.

I am a builder with many years experience in home improvement an specialise in carpentry, plumbing and electrics. I am proud of my work and I want you to be too.

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Reviewed by Marvin on 3/11/2020

Csaba and his team are fantastic. They completed the work within the timescale agreed to a high standard. Csaba communicated very well and suggested solutions to issues that arose during the project. They have all the required tools and take care in clearing the property down each day. I have a second project which I will use Csaba and his team.

We offer 24/7 solutions to all your property maintenance needs, whether it’s a small task such as assembling a desk or a seemingly daunting full house refurbishment. It is our extensive experience within the industry, combined with passion, innovation and dedication that makes our clients choose us for all maintenance or building services required. Our professional staff will guide you from your first encounter with us all the way to billing and subsequent repairs and we guarantee that you will look nowhere else for assistance!

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Reviewed by Tom on 19/5/2022

The team did a brilliant job plastering our new room. They did it on time and to budget. Definitely recommend

We are very experienced and good quality workers , our company are working for 14 years and we know how to deal with our job. Our first priority is the quality work and satisfied customers.

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Reviewed by Mariya on 11/5/2022

The boys finish the job fast and with really good quality. I recommend them.

Competent electrician with over thirty years experience. All types of domestic and commercial work undertaken. Free - no obligation - quotes.

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Reviewed by Rob on 21/9/2021

Competitive quote, work undertaken to good standard, happy customer

We can offer you a complete and bespoke Domestic & Commercial service including; surveys, installations and maintenance. We have built a strong domestic customer base thanks to our outstanding service which has lead to a steady stream of word-of-mouth recommendations. This is also a bonus for our customers as our competitive prices are consistent and so you always know what you are paying for. We also provide a guarantee with all work carried out and will provide you with the relevant certification on asking. We are fully qualified domestic electricians so rest assured that work is always carried out by professionals with plenty of knowledge and experience. Our staff are all CRB checked for your peace of mind and we are members of several leading trade organisations. Unlike many other electricians, we can deliver our services based on your exact specifications and will endeavour to work with you on the projects and offer advice along the way. GSP can provide contracted services to the regions domestic, commercial and industrial projects. We specialise in the small to medium projects where the larger sub-contractors are not willing to take on these lower value or shorter term contracts, providing an essential service to those who require a small team to undertake crucial, but often difficult to obtain qualified and professional electrical installers to undertake. Domestic We offer a personal and professional approach to working in a domestic property. We understand that quality workmanship, competitive pricing & tidiness on the job are the most important things when choosing an electrical contractor to work in your home or rental property. Customer satisfaction is paramount, and we always aim to deliver a quality service every time. We cover all domestic electrical services from changing accessories to complete rewires and consumer unit changes. All work is certified and guaranteed for 12 months. Looking for educational electrical services? Get a hassle free, no-obligation quote from the professionals today. Commercial We provide a professional testing service to businesses and domestic customers alike. Ensuring your electrical installation is safe and in accordance to BS7671, in your home or Business will give you peace of mind. Electrical Installation Condition Reports (EICR) are provided following a periodic test of the installation and highlight any areas of non compliance.

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Reviewed by Huw on 16/6/2022

Excellent company. Very professional, polite and leave the area clean afterwards. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed by Linda on 8/4/2022

Excellent job. Clean and professional

At Cymraeg Construction, building work has been at the heart of our family for generations with skills, knowledge and training passed on from one to another, even in the day to day running of the business we can call upon over 40 years experience from my father who is an integral part of the company and has made us what we are today with a passion for quality that shines through on every job we undertake. Covering all of South Wales, you can be sure to rely on us to undertake any project you may have from conception to completion, we can take care of all aspects of the build including planning and skilled tradesmen in all trades, let us deal with all the complications and timings as we project manage the process to ensure everything is done correctly and to schedule all while keeping you informed every step of the way. Please feel free to contact us for a free no obligation estimate on any work you may have. Cymraeg Construction.

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Reviewed by Glyn on 18/1/2022

Good work but painfully slow and continually extended finish date. There were however, a couple of extenuating reasons.....but literally a couple. A few of small jobs still need to be completed but unfortunately, still waiting.....and waiting....and waiting for him to call back. If he does, I may alter the rating.

Pulse Electric is an established electrical company based in North London 5 Star Rated on Google, We pride ourselves on our excellent reputation and provide a high quality service. With over 12 years experience we have built up long lasting relationships with all our customers for jobs big and small. Our mission is to provide the best quality craftsmanship to the highest standards The safety and care of our customers and staff is paramount. - Staff are punctual - We always leave the site clean and tidy - We minimise environment impact.

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Reviewed by Julian on 22/10/2021

Luis provided an exceptional service, from finding the many faults and providing a solution. I highly recommend his services.

Electrical contractor based in Portsmouth covering the south coast area. We take on all aspects of electrical installation and maintenance work, big or small. From Replacement switches to full rewiring of properties. Happy to offer quotes and advice free of charge.

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Reviewed by Kevin on 6/5/2019

Will use this electrician in the future good job and reasonable price

London Development uk ltd is our company, we have been trading for over 12 years in the construction business. - We are a fully insured company with a big portfolio of jobs completed and we are friendly and reliable on any work and business that is coming across. - We can do big jobs as new buildings or full refurbishments, basements, extensions, lofts conversions etc and also we can do small jobs as bathroom refurbishments or even smaller is always space and time for a new job. - We guarantee you that you will get the best workmanship on your job with best skills and acknowledge in the construction industry, time effective and costly effective for customers. Try our company and you will gain the benefits!!!

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Reviewed by Angela on 20/2/2021

Seriously so impressed by professionalism, work ethic, quality of work, expertise and advice when i was designing my bathroom. I really cant fault ANYTHING about Peter and his team. Very respectful with my home, they prepared the areas to limit the mess and then at the end of the job, they left the area clean and tidy. I would recommend this company to anyone, and i will definitely be using again - 5 STARS

Hi, my names Barry, Here at Office Home Shops, we’re a family run business and skilled in every aspect of the decorating trade. Over the years I have decorated just about every domestic and commercial type of property you can think of. I take a great pride in my work with the amount of time devoted to proper and adequate preparation work, the use of good quality materials and paints and a high standard of work second to none. We use the latest equipment so that I can give you a 99.9% dust free decorating service due to the sanding equipment and extractor unit. So if your looking for a truly reliable and profession company with years of experience that take a pride in there work look no further Offices and shops decorated weekends and nights if required. Fully insured, no job to big or to small and free estimates

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Reviewed by Abigail on 19/10/2021

Booked to lay tiles in utility room but didn’t show up and hasn’t been in contact. Unreliable.

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ALL JOBS CONSIDERED... No job too small, please call for FREE quote You name it, we pretty much do it Call now to avoid delays. Fast Reliable Service & low prices guaranteed

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Reviewed by Caitriona on 27/5/2022

Caesar was excellent, his work was clean, perfect, tidy & quick! I am already starting my list for the next set of jobs. Thank you Caesar

My name is Stuart White I am the proprietor of PREMIER DECORATING SERVICES . I Have been Plastering , Painting and Decorating for 9 yrs now , we only accept 100% customer satisfaction ,I am very clean ,hard working professional , you won't b disappointed

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Reviewed by Elizabeth on 27/6/2022

Awesome work! Thank you so much for your help. :) Job completed perfectly, friendly and professional. Was originally only to fix the skirting board but while quoting we mentioned other jobs to the room such a fixing a little hole in the plaster and they offered to do this as well which was super helpful.

We are fully compliant with BS7671 & are guided by IET regulations to ensure we deliver the most accurate & up-to-date information possible. We follow all electrical safety regulations. Outstanding knowledge of commercial & residential installations.

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Reviewed by Gene on 10/6/2022

Felix and Farooq did a fantastic job installing lights and testing/rewiring my bathroom. Highly recommended.

Small family run building company with over 40 years experience over 2 generations as a premium general building company. All types of building work carried out to the highest standard. A one stop shop for all your building needs right from the design and planning stage to completion. Joinery, roofing specialising in flat roofs Building and Plastering A wealth of experience in remodelling and renovations, extensions and sunrooms. Landscaping and paving. All areas covered. Fully insured, trained and certified tradesmen

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Reviewed by david on 17/4/2022

Paul from apex was true to his word from a start date to finish date and done a fantastic job very happy with his work ,and recommend apex for any brick driveway work . THANK YOU.

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Reviewed by Ali on 9/6/2020

Great value for work done.

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Mns Flooring specialised of supplied and professional fitting all types of flooring: Laminate, Engineered wood, Solid wood, Upvc skirting boards, underlay, ETC.

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Reviewed by Mick on 3/5/2018

I found Martin to be an excellent tradesman, he was polite, punctual and did an absolutely fantastic job, we couldn't be more pleased, and would recommend him to anyone. Mr M Morris.

Oaktree Home Improvements provides a complete renovation service. All aspects of your project can be completed by qualified and competent craftsmen to a very high standard. All aspects of work are undertaken however small or large.

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Reviewed by JOANNE on 29/1/2019

Richard and his team did a wonderful job on our bathroom, they were very tidy, the workmanship is fantastic and nothing was to much trouble, we also added the utility room to the job and again they surpassed all of our expectations

We are a father and son specialist tiling company with over 30 years experience. All types of bathroom and kitchen work undertaken, including fitting, plumbing, joinery and plastering. We work with all types of tiles any size or material.

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Reviewed by Mike on 30/4/2021

Vincent was really helpful, and a genuinely nice guy. Tidy job and neat work with enough experience to advise on best ways of purchasing materials with really good communication. Wouldn’t hesitate in recommending Vincent. I had two floors finished, one in tile and another in Karndean which he installed over two days.

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Under Construction Geoff Barker Ltd offers a total renovation and redecoration services that includes the management of all specialist trades required to provide you with a beautifully refurbished home you desire. Where you are looking for: New Kitchen, Bathroom, Carpenter, Decoration Full home refurbishment and project management Geoff offers you a one-stop shop and a service you can trust. Based in South Oxfordshire Geoff has grown his business over 15 years based on his solid reputation and craftsmanship.

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Reviewed by Ben on 12/3/2021

Geoff is not only the lovliest bloke you'll ever meet, he loves his job and produces excellent results. He built and installed some bespoke cupboards and shelves for us in unique spaces. He walked us through the whole process and helped us with all the decisions. And - bonus for everyone - he wasn't satisfied until it was all perfect and to our liking.

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Electric Underfloor Heating specialists - what you need to know

Below you’ll find information to help you understand the different types of underfloor heating systems and the tradespeople who can fit them. Find answers to the most common questions and a guide to costs.

What does underfloor heating involve?

Underfloor heating works by producing radiant heat. The floor’s turned into one big radiating surface, which heats the room up and gets rid of any cold spots. There are two types of systems to choose from – electric and water-based (wet). Plumbers and heating engineers can fit water-based systems, whereas electricians will be able to do your electric underfloor heating installation. You’ll also find that many flooring specialists can fit both types of systems.

What is the cost of installing underfloor heating?

A water-based underfloor heating system will cost you around £100 per square metre, although individual costs will vary once you add on floor preparation, underlay and labour. If you have timber joists, you’ll need aluminium sheets to reflect heat and that’ll add around £10 per sheet to the total cost. Electric system underfloor heating installation will be roughly half the price but it’ll cost more to run.

Ask for an advanced, programmable energy-monitor thermostat (instead of a basic one with an on and off function) to programme your heating settings by different areas. It’ll mean you can set the heating for certain areas in the house and only have it on when you’ll be getting use out of it. The energy monitor function will also show you the electric underfloor heating cost of running the system, helping you to budget and keep costs down.

What’s the difference between a water-based system and an electric system?

Electric system – electricity powers the wire that’s installed underneath the floor level to produce heat. It’s directly underneath the floor covering and doesn’t rely on a central heating system to work, making it a good choice for retrofits, one-room installations or use in rooms where the sub-floor level has already been set. The wire that’s installed is thin (around 3mm), so you won’t normally have to adjust the level of the floor to accommodate it.

Water system – pipes are connected to a boiler or another source of heat to heat up the water. This water then circulates in the pipes beneath the flooring to produce heat. When the system’s installed, it’s fitted to the structural sub-floor and screeded over to help spread the heat, raising the height of the flooring. Because of this, it’s best suited to new-builds or during big refurbishments where the sub-floor can accommodate the pipework and cement screed more easily.

Underfloor heating vs. radiators

Radiators heat you from the head down, whereas underfloor heating works from the ground up. These different techniques mean that heat is more evenly distributed throughout the space with underfloor heating.

If you’re deciding whether to choose underfloor heating or stick with traditional radiators, it’s worth thinking about how much time you’ll spend at home and in different rooms. Underfloor heating can take up to six hours to slowly warm up a room and can be slow to cool down, so a combination of both can sometimes be a better idea instead of having underfloor heating throughout the whole house.

Choosing to have your electric underfloor heating installation on the ground floor and keep radiators upstairs could give you the benefits of an evenly heated space downstairs, plus let you have instant heat when you want it upstairs. You’d just need to turn on a bathroom radiator or heated towel rail in the bathroom. It all depends on how much use you’d get out of having heating underfoot upstairs and whether you’d want the room to cool down quickly if you decided to sleep.

From an interior design perspective, you could have more freedom with underfloor heating downstairs, as you won’t have to incorporate the positioning of radiators and plug sockets when making decisions on décor and the layout of the room.

How do I know if the system’s working properly?

One of the biggest misconceptions about underfloor heating is that you’ll feel it underneath your feet. The truth is the marker of a well-functioning system is that you won’t be able to feel it. The floor won’t be cold, but it won’t be obviously warm. Because of that, it’s worth having the system checked once a year by a qualified heating engineer to make sure it’s working as it should and not costing you more money to run. Problems are rare but if something should go wrong, engineers can normally use an infra-red camera to check where the issue is and fix it without having to lift the entire floor. 

The best flooring finishes for underfloor heating

Underfloor heating works with all sorts of floor finishes, but the best choices are the ones that transmit the most heat, like tile or stone. Carpet will hold onto some heat but still be effective. If you can, avoid wood, as not only can it expand and move with heat, it’s a natural insulator so you won’t notice enough of a difference to justify spending money on the heating.

The qualifications your tradesperson needs

If you’re having going ahead with your electric underfloor heating installationed, you’ll need a tradesperson who is’s Part P certified to carry out the work. If you’re having a water-based system installed, there are no specific qualifications needed – you’ll just want a plumber or heating engineer who’s handy at connecting pipes and raising floors if needed.

What is Part P?

Part P is a specific part of building regulations which says that if you’re carrying out electrical installation work in a home, you need to design it and install it in a way that protects people from fire and electric shocks. When a tradesperson has this certification, they’re Part P certified. This means they can self-certify that their work complies with building regulations, instead of you needing to report work to your local authority’s building control department for approval.

Insurance for underfloor heating work

There’s no legal requirement for tradespeople to have insurance but it’s good practice for them to have public liability insurance to cover themselves against potential claims for property damage and personal injury.

Building regulations for underfloor heating work

You’ll only need to seek building regulations approval if you choose to have electric underfloor heating installed and your tradesperson isn’t Part P certified.

Questions you should ask your tradesperson

  • How long have they been trading for?
  • Can they show you examples of underfloor heating they’ve installed for other customers?
  • How long does the guarantee last?
  • Do they have insurance and what does this cover?
  • If you’ve chosen an electric underfloor heating installationthey’re fitting an electric system, do they have a Part P qualification?
  • Will they be doing the work by themselves or will they be working with somebody else? If somebody else, can they tell you what experience the person has, any relevant qualifications and whether they’re covered by insurance?

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Electric underfloor heating has been installed and tested, but just need connecting to mains and isolation switch installing. Extractor fan also needs...

Replace to WIFI Thermostat

hi there, Need someone to install the Warmup Thermostat in replace of the existing Thermostat. The warmup device is WIFI operated and will control...

install electric u/f heating...

I have a room which is part conservatory. I need underfloor heating fitted and it will be a bonus if the person is also qualified to fit...

Installation of electric...

Underfloor heating to be installed in the ground floor of detached house

Service underfloor

Service underfloor heating and fix plug sockets

underfloor heating for 1 room...

underfloor heating for 1 room above the garage

a new shower fitted my old one...

a new shower fitted my old one not working

Electric Under Floor Heating...

We have had builders in to knock through and open our kitchen and dining room. We would now like someone to install electric underfloor heating?

45m2 area to be tiled once...

45m2 area to be tiled once electric heat Matt is fitted.

Grannie Annex

40sq metre grannie annex, cost of wet system boiler under floor heating in new build

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