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buying house with underfloor heating

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Rojak Tue 27-Oct-15 12:21:36

We've made an offer on a 20 year old house which the current owners have built.

It's on a hillside and has underfloor heating.

Just thinking ahead to surveys etc - would surveyors check the underfloor heating?

I'm also thinking that because it's on a slope, we should get a structural engineer in?

The house is currently empty as the owners (elderly) have moved into sheltered accommodation so all systems would need to be tested.

Any tips appreciated.

Pootles2010 Tue 27-Oct-15 12:27:50

What type of underfloor heating? If wet, thats great. If electric, not so great - really expensive to run.

Rojak Tue 27-Oct-15 12:30:29

It's wet - run off an oil fired central heating system

But my concern is how would you check pipes etc were all in order?

Rojak Wed 28-Oct-15 08:15:58

Bumping smile

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