Central heating and other electric central heating systems

When you think of central heating, your first thought might be to call a plumber – however, with a vast number of electric central heating options both installed – and on the market, the team here at Simat might be in a better position to help.

What is electric central heating?

Although many people think of gas as a primary means of heating a property, electric heating systems are quite common – especially in modern apartments and converted buildings.

What’s more, electric heaters can be a much more cost-effective way of getting a heating system into a property, often making them a popular choice for landlords who have refurbished rental properties.

Fitting electric central heating

Part of the cost saving at the point of installation comes with the significantly reduced amount of ‘first-fix’ work required when comparing electric heating to gas fired central heating. Gas heating requires pipework to be laid throughout the property as well as needing a flue to ventilate the system.

Electric central heating usually requires a much smaller degree of intrusive work.

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The availability of gas and electricity

In some instances, electricity is the only fuel option in a property. This is often the case where a property has been created or repurposed specifically with multiple dwellings in mind – especially where those dwellings are likely to be rental properties.

Gas appliances must be checked a serviced annually, whereas electric heaters require much less frequent maintenance. For this reason, it’s not uncommon to find properties that just do not have a gas supply.

Many rural properties are not on the mains supply for gas either – and while some properties have gas tanks, many just opt for electric heating options.

What can Simat provide?

We can supply, install and maintain a variety of electric central heating options, including:

  • Electric wet systems
  • Storage heating
  • Warm air systems
  • Underfloor heating

Finding a system that’s right for you and your property can sometimes be difficult, especially without an in-depth knowledge of the building infrastructure. Fortunately, the Simat team’s massive range of experience working with properties around Bolton, Manchester and the North West means that we can help.

Even if you’re not sure what’s possible, we’ll be able to quickly tell you what kind of electric central heating system would work for you – as well as advising on the most cost-effective ways of installing and running a system.

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Installing a heating system

We know that life has to go on – even when you’re having significant work done to your home. As such, we’ll work around you and your needs, trying to create little or no disruption the whole time – and if that means working unconventional hours or to specific timescales, we’ll do our very best for you.

Contacting Simat

If you’d like to talk to us about an electric central heating system or other types of electric heating we’d be happy to chat, whether you have a solid idea of what you need or would like some advice on what would work for you.

You can contact us on 01204 400 696, click here to get in touch – or email us on info@simatelectrical.co.uk.

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