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Heating Advice

Heating Advice

Welcome to the Heating Advice at Sparks - how to heat your home more efficiently and how to save energy while doing this.

There are many heating solutions on our website, and our excellent manufacturers provide many ways for people to use the heating elements they make in a good way.

Via this section we offer advice and tips on how to heat your home, your office, or your outdoor space in the best way - and with the best heating solutions possible.

If you need any more advice, do not hesitate to contact us. 


Pew Heaters Offer Direct Heating - Most Economic Means of Heating in a Church

Pew Heaters Offer Direct Heating - Most Economic Means of Heating in a Church

18/01/2024 sparksdirect

We have discovered one of the most economic ways of heating a church: pew heaters offering direct heating, being turned on only when needed, to heat up the church-goers as needed.

General Installation Guide for Underfloor Heating Cables and Thermostats

General Installation Guide for Underfloor Heating Cables and Thermostats

02/11/2023 sparksdirect

At Sparks we distribute a wide range of underfloor heating cables and heating mats, many of them by DEVI, and it is only natural that we would have a general installation guide for these underfloor heating cables and thermostats.

How Powerful a Heater Do We Need to Make The Office a Little Bit Warmer?

How Powerful a Heater Do We Need to Make The Office a Little Bit Warmer?

14/02/2013 sparksdirect

In the long process of updating our store to a snazzy new system, we've been wondering about some...

Sustainable Design in Eco-Friendly Hand Dryers: Important for Public Spaces

Sustainable Design in Eco-Friendly Hand Dryers: Important for Public Spaces

14/01/2013 sparksdirect

A couple of years ago, a study found that paper towels are the least green way to dry your hands....

Prepare for Unpredictable Weather in 2013 with a Dimplex CXL Combination Heater

Prepare for Unpredictable Weather in 2013 with a Dimplex CXL Combination Heater

10/01/2013 sparksdirect

As we move out from winter and the warm excess of the New Year period, we should be wary of the...

How to Use a Thermostat to Alter Your Body Temperature and Sleep Better

How to Use a Thermostat to Alter Your Body Temperature and Sleep Better

04/01/2013 sparksdirect

Body temperature plays a role in good sleep, and at this time of year that can be difficult to get...

Give the Gift of Toasty Feet this Christmas with Underfloor Heating

Give the Gift of Toasty Feet this Christmas with Underfloor Heating

28/11/2012 sparksdirect

Stepping out of the shower onto a cold floor is the worst. This has been confirmed right now by a...

How to Avoid 17 Common Winter Heating and Lighting Mistakes

How to Avoid 17 Common Winter Heating and Lighting Mistakes

14/11/2012 sparksdirect

One of our favourite blogs - Gizmodo - listed 17 common heating and lighting mistakes, as well as...

DEVImat and DEVIreg: Possibly the Best Underfloor Heating System!

DEVImat and DEVIreg: Possibly the Best Underfloor Heating System!

01/11/2012 sparksdirect

The Ancient Romans heated their homes and baths with hypocausts, which required the Roman to raise...

How to Use a Storage Heater to Stay Warm in this Cold Winter

How to Use a Storage Heater to Stay Warm in this Cold Winter

30/10/2012 sparksdirect

British Summer Time came to an end last week (and we hope you already set your clocks one hour...

Enjoy Your Time in the Garden with Outdoor Heating and Lights This Winter

Enjoy Your Time in the Garden with Outdoor Heating and Lights This Winter

10/10/2012 sparksdirect

As if it could escape your notice, it's almost winter. The sky is darkening earlier and the...

Get Your Heating System at Home Sorted Out Before Winter Comes!

Get Your Heating System at Home Sorted Out Before Winter Comes!

31/08/2012 sparksdirect

Everyone loves summer, and we wish that there would be a nice weather all year round, but...

it's time to have a warm floor at home with the Best Value for Money DEVImats!

it's time to have a warm floor at home with the Best Value for Money DEVImats!

16/01/2012 sparksdirect

Just when we all thought that spring is around the corner, having a lovely weather and some of the...

Install a fan assisted heater in the suspended ceiling to heat up the shop / entrance!

Install a fan assisted heater in the suspended ceiling to heat up the shop / entrance!

05/12/2011 sparksdirect

For some reason today it started being even colder than normal - the winter is not only on the way...

Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions about the new DEVImat DTIR underfloor heating

Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions about the new DEVImat DTIR underfloor heating

25/11/2011 sparksdirect

Especially when it comes to purchasing something, everyone has questions regarding the products,...

DEVI frost protection - heating cables for the protection of boiler condensate pipes

DEVI frost protection - heating cables for the protection of boiler condensate pipes

09/11/2011 sparksdirect

This winter make sure you protect against boiler condensate and exposed pipework frost and freeze...

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