Underfloor Heating Insulation Panels
Handy Heat Tile Backer Boards
Handy Heat Tilebacker Boards "Now Made in UK"
HandyHeat insulated tile-backer boards are a high performance, reinforced insulating board. They are made of waterproof extruded polystyrene with a fiberglass mesh embedded on each face into a cement polymer coating for exceptional compressive strength & rigidity.
The cement coating offers several advantages when compared to uncoated polystyrene boards including:
|Class O fire rated BS||
|Higher point loading|
|**Beware of Un-Coated insulation**
Apart from the above, some uncoated foam boards can result in a separation of your tile adhesive from the foam, resulting in the floor lifting.
**HandyHeat boards have a Fully Resin Bonded cement layer to both sides for complete strength and safety.
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The use of underfloor heating insulation panels / insulated tile-backer boards will reduce warm-up times & reduce running costs in all cases, but they are especially recommended if installing under-tile heating on an un-insulated floor.
The boards can be fitted directly over floorboards, chipboard, plywood using galvanized screws & over existing concrete floors with ordinary floor tile adhesive (a rapid setting adhesive is recommended)
The underfloor heating insulation panels / boards are 0.72 sqm each & are available in thicknesses of 6-60mm. The 10mm is by far the most popular size for existing floors, however for new floors (especially conservatories) the 50mm is the most popular thickness!
HandyHeat holds one of the UK's largest stock's of
Insulated Tilebacker Board
The 10mm board is the most popular in renovations (although 6mm is OK where floor thresholds are critical) but in a new conservatory many people are leaving the floor screed 60mm lower than normal & are using boards up to 60mm thick for greater efficiency & lower running costs