Underfloor heating with laminate floors: Is it a good idea?

grey kitchen with black aga and wooden laminate flooring
(Image credit: Lifestyle Floors)

Pairing underfloor heating with laminate flooring is a good option for many as it combines cost-effective and efficient heating with a similarly budget-friendly floor material.

Underfloor heating stays at a low temperature, using both convection and radiant heat to warm a room — plus, who doesn't want warm toes on a cold winter's morning? 

Amy Reeves

Assistant Editor Amy began working for Homebuilding & Renovating in 2018. She has an interest in sustainable building methods and always has her eye on the latest design ideas. Amy has interviewed countless self builders, renovators and extenders about their experiences for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. She is currently renovating a mid-century home, together with her partner, on a DIY basis, and has recently fitted her own kitchen.