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Floor Screeding Aberystwyth Wales (SY23): A professional floor screeder can help to install under floor heating, help with renovations or level an uneven or damaged floor on your Aberystwyth home or business premises, when necessary. Enabling you to lay a suitable flooring material, (carpets, boards, tiles etc) on top of it, floor screeding provides a smooth, level finish to a coarse sub-base floor. The screed is a crucial process to guarantee a durable and quality finish to the entire floor surface.

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Whatever size room or area you are renovating, a decent screeding company in Aberystwyth can provide you with the expertise and correct working methods to establish the perfect base for your flooring. They'll be ready to advise you about the correct type of screed that your project requires, and the best methods for applying and installing it.

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It might be a requirement, according to the intended use of the area in question, for a survey by a structural engineer to conform with building regulations on flex strength, load requirements and point loadings of the screed floor.

Working with a qualified and skilled contractor will ensure that you use the proper type of screed for the room's anticipated purpose and get the optimum lifespan out of the resulting flooring. There are many different kinds of floor screeding and picking the appropriate mix and installation approach is vital to achieve a quality floor that is both hard-wearing and fit for purpose.

Before choosing a floor screeding contractor from the many operating in the Aberystwyth area, ask to what standard of finish they're basing their price quote, and also make sure you get two or three price quotes. The Surface Regularity (SR) finish is the number to keep your eye on when reviewing a quote from your Aberystwyth screeding contractor. Each of the 3 SR levels provide different standards of finish, with SR1 being the best, with the lowest amount of deviation over the surface area. Any imperfections in the screeding may cause issues with laying flooring because of indentations, flat spots, ridges in the surface.

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Every Aberystwyth screeding company must follow British Standards (BS8204) and ought to have some form of accreditation from screeding material and equipment manufacturers, e.g. Cemfloor, Flowcrete, Gypsol. A contractor holding such accreditation shows they have been assessed and trained in the use of these screeding products and can offer a high standard of service in all aspects of their installation.

For the screeding of floors in hotels, schools, factories, warehouses, hospitals and shopping centres, dedicated Aberystwyth commercial screeders will be required.


Standard Screeds - Used in domestic flooring projects where the mixture of sand and cement is perfectly acceptable for everyday footfall use. The standard screed is a mix of 5 parts sand to one cement. After being laid a standard flooring screed sets at a rate of just 1mm/day.

Fast Drying and Advanced Drying Screeds - If you need to use the area ASAP a fast drying screed can be used. They are normally a fibre reinforced screed that dries out at a rate of between 3-7mm per day and are used in time-sensitive flooring projects.

Fibre Reinforced Screed - The favoured choice by professional installers for use in combination with underfloor heating systems. The greater strength and flex provided by the fibres in the screed mix help protect the floor from cracking and shrinkage due to heat. It has a setting rate of 1mm per day.

Polymer Screeds - A high strength flooring solution where a reduced screed thickness is required. On account of their different chemical compositions, these screeds have varying drying times which you can verify by reading manufacturer's product guidelines.

Industrial and Heavy Duty Screed - Where levels of traffic are high or heavy loading of the floor is necessary, heavy duty screeds provide maximum strength and durability.

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Self-Levelling or Liquid Screeds - Used to provide the highest quality of finish, especially in SR1 levels of screeding, by a cement and latex solution. It's mostly used to produce a clean, smooth floor over the top of a poor quality or damaged substrate and enables all types of flooring materials to be used. This liquid screed can be laid to a thickness of only one millimetre, but will still provide a strong surface for a wide variety of flooring materials.


Screeding companies will need to prepare all areas before proceeding with any other work in order to guarantee a hard wearing and quality screed flooring. The original floor surfaces should be thoroughly cleaned to eliminate any oil, debris, paint and grease that might affect the adhesion of the screeding.

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Any cleansing chemicals that are used during this stage shouldn't leave any residues, and the floor base must be allowed to dry by itself naturally. If screeding over a stone or cement floor any cracks should be repaired to prevent them from "travelling" through a screed layer and resulting in deviations on the final floor surface. An on-site survey will allow your Aberystwyth screeding specialist to highlight these preparation areas and finish them before starting to pour the screeding layer.

A DPM (damp proof membrane) will be applied once the preparation work has been concluded to prevent ground moisture getting into the flooring materials and screed. Different gauges of special polythene might be used as a damp proof membrane and also serve as a buffer for the screed and any insulation panels.

If the area where you live is susceptible to radon then another barrier is required to prevent this harmful gas from entering via the ground. A simple airtight membrane might be sufficient in areas with low levels of radon, but in more serious cases there may need to be a more complicated extraction system to take away any ground penetrating radon.

As soon as these steps have been taken the screeding company will put on a sealant or primer to the prepared base surface. A primer assists in the screed bonding process to the base and different varieties exist depending on which type of screed is being applied. These materials require experienced tradesmen to apply them in the correct proportions by using bespoke equipment, such as airless sprays.

If you are installing under floor heating, now is the time that it will need to be set out and installed. The heating pipes and cables are securely attached to insulation panels to stop any movement and ensure that they're positioned correctly. When skillfully installed an underfloor heating system is an efficient way to warm a room and good quality screeding will retain its heat, producing an even level of warmth right across the floor surface.

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If you are not putting in under floor heating the screed will now be mixed and prepared in situ and laid. Your screeding contractor will have given you guidance and advice on which form of screed is suitable for your needs, according to your proposed use of the room area. Bear in mind that even advanced and quick drying screeds have a minimum of 24 hours before you can walk on any laid surfaces and at least seventy two hours before any flooring can be applied. If you're aiming to end up with a nicely finished and hard-wearing floor surface you must follow the manufacturer's guidelines with regard to heavy duty and standard screeds where this waiting period will be increased.

The SR level of your screed can be verified once it has set enough to be stepped onto. The test involves the use of a 2m straight edge laid down upon the floor surface and any fluctuations from true are measured.

  • SR1 - Deviations of 3mm or less being measured across the entire floor area shows your screed to be of the best quality and classified as SR1.
  • SR2 - The standard flooring in industrial and commercial builds is classed as SR2 and has a maximum deviation of five millimetres across the entire floor.
  • SR3 - For utility floors where the quality of finish is relatively unimportant SR3 is the standard and should have a deviation measurement of ten millimetres or less.

If you need to check the screed floor for load bearing, a structural engineer is required to perform the tests. Using specialised equipment the structural engineer will establish the screeded surface strength and suitability of use in a load bearing environment. A "drop hammer test" will be carried out on several areas of the screed layer and the results documented. Any screeding that has load bearing requirements must be sanctioned by a competent structural engineer following the BS8204 guidelines. (Tags: Floor Screeding Services Aberystwyth, Screeding Aberystwyth, Floor Screeding Aberystwyth, Floor Screed Aberystwyth).

Floor screeding services are available in Aberystwyth and also in nearby places like: Penglais, Penparcau, Penyranchor, Waun Fawr, Clarach, Llanbadarn Fawr, Comins Coch, Llangorwen, Bow Street, Trefechan, Pen-y-Garn, Llangawsai, and in these postcodes SY23 1PJ, SY23 2AT, SY23 2DD, SY23 1PF, SY23 1DL, SY23 1HD, SY23 2BN, SY23 2AR, SY23 1JB, and SY23 1PS. Locally based Aberystwyth floor screeders will likely have the postcode SY23 and the phone code 01970. Checking this out will confirm that you access locally based floor screeding. Aberystwyth homeowners are able to utilise these and countless other comparable services. By clicking on the "Quote" banner you can obtain screeding price quotes from nearby providers.

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When a floor's surface needs a bit of flexibility, it may be better to use a latex self-levelling screeding. Latex floor screeds come in 2 parts - a bag and a bottle - with a bottle that contains liquid latex, and a bag that contains a cement powder. The latex liquid solution replaces the water which is used in standard screeds, making it more flexible and quicker drying.

Before the installation of your chosen decorative covering, this latex compound is used for levelling-out sub-floors. This screeding is appropriate for use on subfloors of quarry tiles, concrete, asphalt, sand/cement and wood, to provide a resilient and smooth surface which is ideal for the application of adhesives. If your subfloor has any movement in it, this type of latex floor screed will still produce a crack-free, flexible finish, onto which your final floor coverings can be laid.

When a screed is being laid over a membrane of either thermal or acoustic insulation (i.e. a floating screed), latex floor screeds are not appropriate, because in such cases (normally when screeding over underfloor heating), you'll likely need a thickness of 50 to 75 millimetres.

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Also find: Penparcau floor screeding, Waun Fawr floor screeding, Penglais floor screeding, Comins Coch floor screeding, Pen-y-Garn floor screeding, Llangorwen floor screeding, Penyranchor floor screeding, Trefechan floor screeding, Bow Street floor screeding, Llanbadarn Fawr floor screeding, Clarach floor screeding, Llangawsai floor screeding and more. These and other areas are covered by screeding specialists and related tradesmen. These specialists, with their necessary expertise and skills, excel in providing the best quality floor screeding solutions. In the realm of screeding for both domestic and commercial properties, they are highly skilled, guaranteeing high quality work. By simply clicking here, screeding quotes are accessible to local home and business owners.

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