The winter chill has well and truly taken the country by storm and with so many people working from home, both in terms of work from home and home schooling, making your home as comfortable as possible has become a priority. Hydro Central Heating (HCH) has put together 5 ways Underfloor Heating and Heating Radiators benefit your home.
Before we get into that detail, however, let’s take a little time to chat about central heating. In the Northern Hemisphere, central heating is used to ensure a constant, comfortable warmth throughout the whole home making homes a haven in winter. In South Africa, most people huddle up in one or two rooms only while the rest of the home remains uncomfortably cold.
HCH works with homeowners to find energy efficient, Underfloor Heating and Heating Radiator solutions to suit your home and your pocket. Read more about how we do this here.
Before we go any further, let’s quickly define the different types of heating available through HCH
Underfloor heating provides a gentle warmth throughout the whole home from the floor up. As warm air rises, underfloor heating warms every area of the room so that there are no drafty pockets of cold air.
Heating Radiators utilise heated water to provide an even warmth throughout the home via wall mounted radiators.
For more information on both types of heating available through HCH, click here.
Now that you have a better idea of how Underfloor Heating and Radiator Heating works, let’s take a brief look at the 5 benefits you can expect when you decide to heat things up with HCH.
#1: HCH Underfloor Heating and Radiator Heating Could Increase the Value of your Home
Underfloor Heating and Radiator Heating that includes a cost friendly energy source is an incredible asset to increase the value of any home. Think of the impression a warm home makes if you choose to sell in winter, rather than prospective buyers walking into an icy interior. For more information on how the HCH Underfloor Heating and Radiator Heating works, click here.
#2: HCH Underfloor Heating and Radiator Heating Could Improve Winter Health
There are a variety of potential health issues associated with houses where the winter temperatures regularly drop below 16º including respiratory issues and damp and mould – Read more here. Keeping your home at a healthy regular temperature could help your family to resist winter illnesses. Find out more about how : HCH Underfloor Heating and Radiator Heating could be the solution to cold house health issues, contact us here.
#3: HCH Underfloor Heating and Radiator Heating Enables an At Home World
International studies show that as many as 50% more people are working from home due to COVID-19 – Read more here, a trend we have seen growing in South Africa as well. With this in mind, HCH Underfloor Heating and Radiator Heating makes working from home far more comfortable particularly on cold winter’s days. Find out more about how you can use HCH Underfloor Heating and Radiator Heating to make your home the most comfortable and productive environment possible. Contact us here.
#4: HCH Underfloor Heating and Radiator Heating Improves Quality of Life
If you and your family are constantly struggling to stay warm, the chances are everyone is huddled under blankets or in their beds. HCH Underfloor Heating and Radiator Heating provides a stable, healthy indoor temperature throughout the whole house. This means that your family can enjoy every room and are more likely to move about and even play more freely. Find out more here about how you can increase the quality of life for your family through HCH Underfloor Heating and Radiator Heating.
#5: HCH Underfloor Heating and Radiator Heating Could Support Better Mental Health
In a very interesting study on the affect of temperature on the body it has been found that extreme cold puts the body into hibernation mode which affects mental alertness, connectedness and can even lead to depression – Read more here. Keeping your home or office space at a healthy temperature helps to reduce the risk of cold related mental health issues. To find out more about the HCH Underfloor Heating and Radiator Heating solutions, click here.