Screed Over Timber Floors

Underfloor heating on timber joists comprises of 25mm timber battens fixed at 400mm centres to create a void. Pipes are laid at 135 - 200mm centres between the battens and a dry mix screed is compacted flush to the top of the battens, a structural is then laid over.

Benefits of underfloor heating on timber joists

  • Uses readily available materials
  • Suitable for a DIY Project
  • Low cost install
  • Spreads heat evenly across the floor
  • Suitable for area’s that do not exceed a maximum of 75W/m².

*Please note that this method will add approximately 25Kg/m2 of weight onto the joist so may need structural approval. 

Aspects from the diagram

  1. Timber Joist
  2. 100mm (min) Mineral wool Insulation
  3. Structural Chipboard Floor or equivalent
  4. 25mm Battens
  5. UFH Pipes
  6. 25mm screed
  7. Finished floor over

Why Should You Choose Us?

Here at the Underfloor Heating Store, our team are devoted to providing the best products and service to our customers – meaning we are not totally satisfied until you are.

With a range of quality underfloor heating systems from reputable suppliers, and a team of highly qualified fitters who are professionals in their trade, we can ensure you will get a top-quality service from ourselves. Check out our testimonials to see what our customers have said about our service!

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If you are looking to improve the comfort and value of your home, installing underfloor heating is a great way to do so! To find out more about our systems, or to speak to our team about the best option for your property, get in touch today. Get started by checking out our online store, and drop us a message using our online contact form for further information and tailored advice.

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