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Floor Screeding Ackworth West Yorkshire (WF7): You should contact a floor screeding service in Ackworth if you have a damaged or uneven floor, are hoping to install underfloor heating or are restoring a property or basement. Before you are able to lay a final floor covering, whether it is wood, tile or carpet, the floor base needs to be as flat as is possible; this is why floor screeding is sometimes needed. The screeding is a crucial process to ensure a durable and quality finish to the whole floor surface.

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Having all the experience and know-how to help you achieve a perfectly finished floor in whatever size or shape of room you're working on, a professional floor screeding specialist in Ackworth is the ideal choice for your screeding task. After a meticulous evaluation of your project, they will be able to advise you on which method of laying is most effective for your floor, and which is the best screed.

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

The training and skills that a screeding contractor brings to your project should guarantee a high quality result and help in prolonging the lifespan of your floors. Selecting the correct screeding materials and the method of installation is critical if you want to end up with a durable and quality finish for your floor surface.

Before deciding upon a screeding contractor from those based in the Ackworth area, ask to what standard of finish they're basing their quote, and also ensure you get multiple estimates. The quotation could be based on what is called the Surface Regularity, or SR figure. Each of the 3 SR levels deliver different standards of finish, with SR1 offering the best, with the lowest amount of deviation over the area of the floor. Any errors in the final screeding may cause problems in laying flooring owing to indentations, flat spots, ridges in the surface.

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All Ackworth screeding companies must stick to British Standards (BS8204) and should have some kind of accreditation from the manufacturers of screeding equipment and materials, for instance Cemfloor, Gypsol, Flowcrete. The assessment and training of a screeding company by such manufacturers is emphasised through this accreditation scheme, and offers assurances of safe working practices and reliability on any project which involves their materials.

Commercial screeders in Ackworth will probably tackle screeding projects in pubs, warehouses, schools, hospitals, factories and shopping centres.


Standard Screeds - Used in domestic projects where the combination of sand and cement is good for normal floor traffic use. Five parts sand to one part cement is the normal mixture for standard screed. This 5 to 1 ratio standard flooring screed will dry out at a rate of one millimetre per day after application.

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

Fibre Reinforced Screed - Mostly used with under floor heating systems and is the recommended choice in these projects. The increased strength and flex provided by the special fibres within this screed mix help protect the floor from cracking and shrinkage due to heat. It dries at an identical rate to a standard screed, at about 1mm per day.

Advanced Drying and Fast Drying Screeds - As the name suggest, this screed dries rapidly and allows you to use the floor area much faster. Drying out at a rate of three to seven millimetres, subject to the mix, they are normally a fibre reinforced type of screed and are great for projects that have tight schedules.

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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 latex and cement material. The self-levelling compound provides a smooth and clean surface over a rough substrate or damaged floor to allow all flooring materials to be laid. They can be as little as one millimetre in depth, and due to the latex polymers, will still provide high strength.

Polymer Screeds - Provides a high level of strength with a minimal thickness. Due to their different chemical compositions, polymer screeds have varying curing times which can be verified by checking manufacturer's product guidelines.


To enable the screeding to be of a high quality finish that's hard wearing and durable, time must be spent on preparing the area prior to any screed being laid. It is important that all contaminants such as oil, paint, grease or loose debris is eradicated from the floor before pouring any screed, as these can affect the bonding process that a good quality floor screed requires.

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If any products are used during this stage it's vital to make sure that no residues of soaps or other cleaning products are left on the floor surface and it is allowed to dry out naturally. At this point any cracks need to be mended since these can easily travel up through the newly laid screed and be reflected in the completed surface. A site survey will allow your Ackworth screeding contractor to take note of these preparation areas and complete them before commencing to lay the screeding.

A damp proof membrane (DPM) will be put down once the preparation work has been completed to prevent ground dampness getting into the screed and floor materials. There might be two or three layers of varying thicknesses of polythene to act as barriers between the screed and the insulation layer.

If your property is situated in an area where radon gas is present a supplementary barrier layer is required to stop radon gas from getting through. A simple airtight membrane might be enough in areas with relatively low levels of radon, however in more severe situations there may have to be a more complicated extraction and ventilation system to take away any harmful radon gas.

The final stage of surface preparation is the spraying or painting of a primer or sealant. A primer assists in the screed to successfully bond to the base surface and different types exist based on which kind of screed is being applied. Equipment such as airless sprays can be used to apply a primer or sealant, which should be done by experienced screeding contractors in Ackworth sticking to the manufacturer's guidelines.

Before the screeding can be poured, any under floor heating will now be laid out. Insulation panels can be put in place and the cabling and heating pipes will be firmly fastened so that there is no movement whilst the screed is being poured. Under floor heating is one of the most effective ways to heat a room and a skillfully installed system should deliver even level of warmth across the floor area.

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If you are not putting in underfloor heating the screed will now be mixed and prepared in situ and laid. Your screeding contractor will have given you advice and guidance on which kind of screed is suitable for your requirements, in line with your proposed use of the room area. For advanced and quick drying screeds there'll be at least a twenty four hour delay before it is able to be walked over, and a further Three days minimum before any flooring material can be fitted. If you're looking to end up with a well finished and long-lasting floor surface you should stick to the manufacturer's guidelines with regard to heavy duty and standard screeds where the timescale will be longer.

The SR standard of your screeding can be confirmed once it has solidified sufficiently to be walked on. The standard SR test uses a 2m long straight-edge to check for any variations in the screed surface.

  • SR1 - Over the entire floor area, if there are no disparities of more than 3mm from the straight-edge, you've got a top quality SR1 level surface.
  • SR2 - The normal standard flooring in commercial and industrial builds is normally SR2 and has a maximum deviation of 5 millimetres across the entire screed.
  • SR3 - SR3 is basic utility standard where a perfect finish isn't required. This classification allows for a maximium deviation depth of ten millimetres.

It might also be necessary for a structural engineer to perform a soundness test. The assessment will make sure that your newly laid screeding is suitable for the load point requirements laid out in the site survey. This should include a "drop hammer test" which records specific data on the flexibility and strength of the screed. Any screed flooring that has point load requirements must be sanctioned by a certified structural engineer heeding the British Standards BS8204 regulations. (Tags: Floor Screeding Ackworth, Screeding Ackworth, Floor Screed Ackworth, Floor Screeding Services Ackworth).

Floor screeding services are available in Ackworth and also in: Wentbridge, East Hardwick, Ackworth Moor Top, Low Ackworth, Darrington, Nostell, New Crofton, Fitzwilliam, Gordonsfield, High Ackworth, and in these postcodes WF7 7GD, WF7 7PS, WF7 7NS, WF7 7QG, WF7 7AJ, WF7 7BQ, WF7 7FG, WF7 7QD, WF7 7EU, WF7 7FY. Local Ackworth floor screeders will likely have the postcode WF7 and the telephone dialling code 01977. Checking this out should confirm you are accessing local screeding. Ackworth householders are able to benefit from these and many other similar services.

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Screeding Around Ackworth: Property owners who live in the following areas and streets have just recently inquired about floor screeding services - Tan House Lane, Pasture View, Doncaster Road, Low Farm Lane, Pontefract Road, Sandy Gate Lane, Hillside Road, New Street, Beaufort Mews, Paddock Close, Langdale Drive, Dicky Sykes Lane, Mill Lane, Barnsdale Way, St Cuthbert's Court, Long Meadow, Meadow Bank, Station Road, Hawthorn Grove, Penrose Beck Drive, Beverley Garth, Stonegate Lane, Woodleigh Crescent, Hardaker's Lane, The Orchards, Castle Syke Hill, Tanhouse Lane, as well as the following Ackworth area postcodes: WF7 7GD, WF7 7PS, WF7 7NS, WF7 7QG, WF7 7AJ, WF7 7BQ, WF7 7FG, WF7 7QD, WF7 7EU, WF7 7FY. These places recently saw activity by specialists in screeding. Ackworth residents benefited from trusted and competent screeding services.

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(This screeding Ackworth article was written on 16-01-2023)