Floor Screeding Alloa

Alloa Screeding & Floor Levelling Services

Floor Screeding Alloa Scotland (FK10): A floor screeding professional can level a damaged or uneven floor, help to install underfloor heating or help with renovations on your Alloa property, when necessary. Screeding is important to provide a level and flat floor surface onto which you can lay you final floor covering, be it wood, tile or carpet. Screeding a floor enables you to provide a durable, quality finish for any part of your home or business premises.

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A dependable screeding specialist in Alloa will have know-how and experience to help you achieve a perfect floor in whichever size or shape of room you're working on. They will be able to assess the project and ascertain the correct type of screed you need and how best to apply it.

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It may be necessary, based on the intended use of the area in question, for a structural engineering survey to abide by building regulations on load bearing, point loadings and flex strength of the screed floor.

Bringing in a skilled and highly trained contractor will ensure you use the proper form of screed for the room's intended usage to extend the lifespan of your flooring. Picking the appropriate screeding materials and the method of installation is critical if you want a quality and durable finish for your floor surface.

Ensure you get at least 2 or 3 quotes for your Alloa based screeding project and also ask to what standard you're getting each quote. The quotation should be based on what's known as the SR, or Surface Regularity figure. SR1 is the best standard, and whilst SR2 and SR3 may be less expensive initially, they do not guarantee a perfectly flat or even floor surface. This could mean that you may need to fix any patches that might cause problems when laying your final flooring solution.

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

Commercial screeders in Alloa will usually undertake screeding projects in hotels, hospitals, schools, factories, shops and warehouses.


Standard Screeds - Used in residential projects where the combination of sand and cement is okay for normal floor traffic usage. This mixture comprises a 5 to 1 ratio of sand to cement. This five to one ratio standard flooring screed will set hard at a rate of 1mm per day after laying.

Advanced Drying and Fast Drying Screeds - If you have to use the floor at the earliest opportunity a fast drying screed can be employed. These are generally a fibre reinforced type of screed which can dry at a rate of between 3-7mm/day per day and are used in time-sensitive projects.

Industrial and Heavy Duty Screed - A screed designed for high load and heavy traffic areas where the maximum possible durability and strength is very important.

Liquid or Self-Levelling Screeds - Used to provide the highest quality of finish, especially in SR1 levels of screeding, by a cement and latex mixture. This is largely used to produce a smooth, level floor over the top of a damaged or poor quality substrate and enables all types of flooring materials to be used. This liquid screed can be laid to a thickness of just one millimetre, but still provides a high strength surface for a selection of flooring finishes.

Fibre Reinforced Screed - Used with underfloor heating and is the suggested choice in these projects. The special fibres in this screed enhance overall strength and durability whilst also safeguarding against thermal cracking and shrinkage. It dries at an identical rate to a standard screed, at about one millimetre per day.

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Polymer Screeds - A high strength solution where a reduced thickness is needed. Polymer screeds are available from many manufacturers and on account of their varying chemical compositions have specific setting times for each individual product.


Preparation is crucial for a quality finished screed surface that will be hard wearing and durable. The original floor surfaces should be thoroughly cleaned to remove any debris, paint, oil and grease which might affect the bond of the screed.

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Any cleansing products which are used in this stage should leave no residues, and the floor base must be allowed to dry by itself naturally. At this stage cracks should be mended because these can easily travel up through your laid screed and be visible in the completed floor surface. A genuine Alloa screeding company will address these issues during the on-site survey and make certain all preparations are completed before applying the next steps in the screeding process.

Before the screeding can be laid a DPM (damp proof membrane) must be installed to shield the screed and final flooring from moisture damage. There might be two or three layers of varying thicknesses of polythene to act as a barrier between the screed and the insulation layer.

A supplementary air-tight barrier might be needed if your home is in an area that's regarded as prone to radon gas emissions. This can be as simple as an air-tight membrane, or in more serious instances an extraction and ventilation system will need to be installed under the floor screed to take away any inflow of radon gas from ground level.

Once the floor base has been properly prepared and all membranes installed, a sealant or primer is then applied. A primer assists in the screed to successfully bond to the base and different varieties exist according to which screed type is being applied. These substances need skilled tradesmen to apply them in the correct proportions by using custom-made equipment, such as airless sprays.

Under floor heating can now be installed and tested before the screed is poured. Insulation panels will be laid out and the cabling and heating pipes will be firmly attached so that there is no movement while the screed is being applied. When skillfully installed an underfloor heating system is an excellent way to warm up a room and high quality screeding retains its heat, producing an even level of warmth right across the floor surface.

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The screeding can now be prepared on site and spread onto the floor base. The particular requirements of the room will determine the type of screeding that is used. Bear in mind that even quick drying screeds have a minimum of twenty four hours before you can walk over any laid surfaces and a minimum three days before any flooring materials can be applied. Such time periods will be longer for heavy duty and standard screeds and the manufacture's guidelines must be followed to the letter to produce the best finish and longevity of the floor.

As soon as the screeding has hardened it can be quality checked to verify the SR level. Through the use of a two metre straight-edge the floor surface is checked for any ridges, dips and deviations in the surface of the screed.

  • SR1 - Deviations of three millimetres or less being measured over the entire area shows your screed floor to be of the highest quality and classified as SR1.
  • SR2 - If the floor deviates from the straight edge by five millimetres or less it is classified as SR2 level and is the normal standard for industrial and commercial projects.
  • SR3 - If the deviation is 10 millimetres or less the screed quality is classed as SR3 and is highly suitable for garage and utility areas.

If your screeding has been installed with specific loading in mind then a qualified structural engineer will be needed to conduct the assessment. Using specialist equipment the structural engineer will establish the screed strength and its suitability for use in a load bearing environment. This can include a "drop hammer test" which records specific data on the flexibility and strength of the screed. Any screeding that has load bearing requirements must be sanctioned by a trained structural engineer obeying the BS8204 regulations. (Tags: Floor Screeding Services Alloa, Floor Screeding Alloa, Screeding Alloa, Floor Screed Alloa).

Floor screeding services are available in Alloa and also in nearby places like: Muckhart, Stirling, Causewayhead, Tullibody, Dollar, Throsk, Fishcross, Coalsnaughton, Fallin, Cambus, Sauchie, South Alloa, Powmill, Tillicoultry, Alva, Devonside, Clackmannan, Bannockburn, and in these postcodes FK10 1QT, FK10 1LR, FK10 1QR, FK10 1PD, FK10 1HS, FK10, FK10 1YR, FK10 1NT, FK10 1NJ, FK10 1DA. Locally based Alloa floor screeders will likely have the postcode FK10 and the dialling code Dialling code 01259. Checking this can ensure that you are accessing locally based screeding. Alloa homeowners will be able to utilise these and lots of other comparable services.

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Scotland Floor Screeding Enquiries

Recent Scotland floor screeding customer enquiries: Jessie Dunn and Keelan Dunn recently asked for an estimate for screeding a workshop floor in Broxburn, Scotland. Bobby Foran from Golspie, Scotland was trying to find local floor screeding companies nearby. Cerys Singleton and Huw Singleton recently asked for a price quote for screeding the floor of a cellar in Loanhead, Scotland. Mr and Mrs Barnett recently enquired about screeding the floor of a garage in a terraced house in Dalkeith. Osian Marriott recently enquired about screeding a basement floor in Muirhead, Scotland. Alyssa Drury in Carron, Scotland was looking for a floor screed company to lay a liquid screed in her property. Safa Aldridge recently enquired about getting a price for installing underfloor heating and screeding a floor in Alness, Scotland. Mikail Tovey recently requested an estimate for screeding a utility room floor in a cottage in Buckhaven. All these homeowners conducted a search for "floor screeding Scotland" and noticed this website on Yahoo, Bing or Google.


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Also find: Alva floor screeding, Clackmannan floor screeding, Coalsnaughton floor screeding, Causewayhead floor screeding, Tullibody floor screeding, Powmill floor screeding, Bannockburn floor screeding, Fishcross floor screeding, Stirling floor screeding, Dollar floor screeding, Sauchie floor screeding, Devonside floor screeding, South Alloa floor screeding, Cambus floor screeding, Muckhart floor screeding, Fallin floor screeding, Tillicoultry floor screeding, Throsk screeding services and more. Most of these villages and towns are catered for by companies who do screeding. Alloa business and home owners can get price quotes by going here.

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Screeding Around Alloa: Some Alloa streets where screeding work has recently been undertaken - Hillside Terrace, Katrine Court, Thorne Road, Lornshill Cottages, East Birkhill Cottage, Earl Of Mar Court, Gartmorn Farm, North Lodge, Tern Crescent, High Street, Gartmorn Dam House, Inglewood Road, Tay Court, Grassmainston Farm, Gaberston Avenue, Starton House, Henderson Avenue, Bellevue Park, Cooperage Way, Forrester Grove, Ludgate, Lewis Court, Lomond Court, The Pheasantry, Garvally Crescent, Paton Street, West Vennel, Primrose Court, as well as these local Alloa postcodes: FK10 1QT, FK10 1LR, FK10 1QR, FK10 1PD, FK10 1HS, FK10, FK10 1YR, FK10 1NT, FK10 1NJ, FK10 1DA. Work was done in these places by experts in screeding. Alloa householders enjoyed the benefits of high quality and dependable floor screeding services on each occasion.

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(This screeding Alloa article was compiled on 16-01-2023)