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Floor Screeding Bishopbriggs Scotland (G64): If you are hoping to install underfloor heating, are renovating a property or cellar or have a damaged or uneven floor in your Bishopbriggs home, then it's a good time to think about bringing in a professional floor screeder. A screed is used to produce a smooth floor on top of a concrete sub-base and give a level base for your choice of top flooring material. If you would like your floors to last then floor screeding is one of the most important factors in any renovation or building task.

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Whatever size room you are remodeling, a local screeding contractor in Bishopbriggs will be able to provide you with the experience and correct working methods to establish a perfect base for your flooring. After evaluating your project they will give you advice about the optimal choice of screeding and which method of applying it is most appropriate for your situation.

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Your screeding company will also let you know if a structural engineer is necessary for your project, in order to identify load requirements, flex strength and point loadings that your screed floor may need to conform with current British Standards and building regulations.

Working with a qualified and highly trained contractor will ensure you get the appropriate kind of screed for the room's intended usage and get the optimum lifespan out of the resulting floor. A correct mixture of screed and the way it is laid is also critical to guarantee the ultimate durability of your floor surface.

Make sure that you get more than one quotation for your Bishopbriggs based screeding project and also ask what standard of finish each estimate is for. The Surface Regularity (SR) finish is the figure to keep your eye on when reviewing an estimate from your Bishopbriggs screeding contractor. SR2 and SR3 will be more affordable options, although the finished floor surface might have deviations and errors, whilst SR1 guarantees a perfect quality of finish. This means that you might have to correct any patches that may cause problems when putting down your finished flooring material.

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All Bishopbriggs screeding installers have to stick to British Standards (BS8204) and ought to have some kind of accreditation from screeding material and equipment manufacturers, e.g. Cemfloor, Flowcrete, Gypsol. A company holding accreditations indicates they've been assessed and trained in using these screeding products and can deliver a high quality service in all areas of their installation.

Bishopbriggs commercial screeders might be involved in the screeding of floors in shops, schools, restaurants, warehouses, factories and hospitals.


Standard Screeds - This is acceptable for regular residential usage and comprises a combination of sand and cement. The standard screed is a mix of 5 parts sand to one of cement. After being laid a standard flooring screed sets at a rate of just 1mm/day.

Self-Levelling or Liquid Screeds - Used to provide the highest quality of finish, especially in SR1 levels of screeding, by a latex and cement compound. This self-levelling compound provides a smooth and clean surface over a rough substrate or damaged floor to enable all sorts of flooring materials to be laid. The liquid screed can be laid to a depth of only one millimetre, but will still provide a high strength surface to take a varied selection of flooring materials.

Polymer Screeds - Provides an extremely high level of strength with a minimal thickness. Because of their different chemical compositions, these polymer screeds have varying setting times which you can verify by studying manufacturer's guidelines.

Advanced Drying and Fast Drying Screeds - If you need to progress urgently with the flooring owing to time limitations, these screeds dry more speedily than standard screeds. The majority of the fast drying screeds are fibre reinforced and are perfect for a wide array of projects where the speedier curing rate of 3-7mm is a considerable advantage.

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Industrial and Heavy Duty Screed - Developed for maximum durability and strength on floors where traffic is expected to be high or heavy loading on the floor base is necessary.

Fibre Reinforced Screed - The first choice where underfloor heating is being installed in domestic properties in Bishopbriggs. The special fibres in this screed mix improve it's strength and durability whilst also protecting against thermal shrinkage and cracking. At about one millimetre per day, it has a similar drying rate to standard floor screed.


Screeding installers will have to fully prepare all areas prior to any other work so as to ensure a high quality and hard wearing screed flooring. The original floor surface should be cleaned to remove any debris, grease, oil and paint which can adversely affect the bond of the screed.

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If cleaning products have been used it's crucial to remove any traces of soap, detergent etc, and leave the surface to dry naturally. It is necessary to fix any cracks or crevices in the floor surface to prevent them being visible and "travelling" up into your newly screeded floor. An on-site survey will allow your Bishopbriggs screeding installer to highlight these preparation areas and finish them before beginning to lay the screeding.

Before any screeding can be poured a DPM (damp proof membrane) must be put down to shield the final flooring and screed from moisture damage. There may be two or three layers of different thickness polythene to act as barriers between the insulation layer and screed.

If the area where you live is susceptible to radon then a further barrier is essential to stop the gas from entering via the ground. If radon gas occurs in severe doses then a complete extraction and ventilation system might be needed under the screed which will remove any gases that might seep in from the ground.

As soon as the base has been prepared and any membranes installed, a sealer or primer is then applied. These sealers and primers will make certain that the screed bonds perfectly to the base and help produce a good quality finished floor. Devices such as airless sprays can be used to apply a sealant or primer, by experienced screeding installers in Bishopbriggs observing the manufacturer's guidelines and safety advice.

If you are installing under floor heating, this is the time that it will need to be properly laid out and installed. Insulation panels can be put in place and the heating pipes and wires will be securely mounted to prevent any movement whilst the screed is being poured. Under floor heating is one of the most efficient ways to heat a room and a professionally installed system should provide even level of warmth across the floor area.

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Needless to say, if you're not installing under floor heating, you can just skip this step and apply the screed. Your screeding company will have given you advice on which sort of screed is best for your requirements, in line with your intended use of the room. For quick drying and advanced screeds there will be at least 24 hours delay before it is able to be walked over, and a further seventy two hours minimum before any flooring material can be laid over it. Such periods will be longer for standard and heavy duty screeds and the manufacture's guidelines should be followed to accomplish the optimum finish and longevity of the floor.

You can assess the SR standard of the finished screeding once it's solidified enough to walk on. The basic SR test uses a 2m long straight-edge to check for any fluctuations in the floor surface.

  • SR1 - Deviations of 3 millimetres or less being measured across the entire area shows your screed floor to be of the highest quality and specified as SR1.
  • SR2 - If the floor surface deviates from the straight edge by 5 millimetres or less it is considered SR2 level and is the normal standard for commercial and industrial projects.
  • SR3 - For utility floors where the quality of finish is relatively unimportant the SR3 is the standard and has a deviation measurement of 10mm or less.

There might also be a requirement for a qualified structural engineer to conduct a soundness test. This test will establish the overall strength of the screeding and the suitability for its proposed use. The screeding could be given a "drop hammer test" to measure flexibility and strength in different areas. Only fully qualified structural engineers following the BS8204 regulations are allowed to perform such testing and sign off on the structural integrity of a screed floor. (Tags: Screeding Bishopbriggs, Floor Screeding Services Bishopbriggs, Floor Screed Bishopbriggs, Floor Screeding Bishopbriggs).

Floor screeding services are available in Bishopbriggs and also in: Dumbarton, Killearn, Campsie Glen, Bearsden, Old Kilpatrick, Strathblane, Bowling, Bishopton, Renfrew, Anniesland, Torrance, Duntocher, Croftamie, Clydebank, Milngavie, Paisley, Hardgate, Glasgow, and in these postcodes G64 1JL, G64 1HS, G64 1EE, G64 1EB, G64 1HF, G64 1LL, G64 1BP, G64 1PE, G64 1AU, G64 1GG. Local Bishopbriggs floor screeders will most likely have the phone code Dialling code 0141 and the postcode G64. Checking this out will guarantee that you're accessing locally based floor screeding. Bishopbriggs home and business owners will be able to benefit from these and lots of other related services.

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When a floor's surface needs a certain amount of flexibility, it might be wise to use a latex self-levelling screeding. Latex screeds come in two parts - a bag and a bottle - with the bottle containing liquid latex and the bag containing a cemetitious powder. The liquid latex additive replaces the water that is used in standard screeds, making it quicker drying and more flexible.

This latex product is used for levelling subfloors in advance of the laying of the final decorative covering. Giving a durable and smooth surface that is ideal for the application of flooring adhesives, this is is suitable for use on subfloors of asphalt, concrete, quarry tiles, wood and sand/cement. If there happens to be a bit of movement in the subfloor this type of latex screed will provide a crack-free, flexible finish on which to lay your final floor coverings.

With "floating" screeds, for instance when an unbonded screed is being laid on the top of a layer of either thermal or acoustic insulation, latex flooring screeds will not be suitable. Floating screeds with a depth of 50 to 75 millimetres are usually used on top of underfloor heating.

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There are a wide range of tasks that can be accomplished by your local Bishopbriggs floor screeding specialist including screed reinforcement, floor screeding quotes, sand and cement screed, liquid screeds, damp proof membranes, final floor finishes, sand screed, fibre reinforced screeding, screed surveys, floor screeding advice Bishopbriggs, granolithic screed, underfloor heating screeds, concrete screed, latex floor screeding, floor screed repairs, floor insulation, floor screeding, substrate floor preparation, industrial floor screeding, flow screeding, floor screed testing, floor repairs Bishopbriggs, rapid strength floor screeding, underfloor heating installations, waterproof floor screeding in Bishopbriggs, domestic screeding, concrete pumping, floor levelling, and lots more floor screeding tasks. Listed are just a small portion of the duties that are accomplished by people specialising in floor screeding. Bishopbriggs professionals will be happy to tell you about their full range of services.

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In the Scotland area you can additionally get: Fauldhouse floor screeding, Kinghorn floor levelling, Lockerbie floor levelling, Roslin floor screeders, Lanark screeding, Banff floor screeding, Lhanbryde screeding specialists, Alyth screeding, Broughty Ferry floor screeders, Caol floor screeding, Lochmaben screeding specialists, Turriff floor levelling, Balmullo screeding, Bearsden floor levelling, Patna floor screeders, Coupar Angus floor levelling, Milltimber floor screeding, Kilsyth floor levelling, Alness screeding, Clackmannan screeding specialists, Crieff screeding, Chryston screeding specialists, Fochabers screeding, Newburgh floor screeders, Milnathort screeding specialists, Methven floor levelling, Inverkeithing screeding specialists, Longforgan floor levelling, Tayport floor screeding. In every corner of Scotland it should be possible to track down screeding specialists who'll offer various services for your screeding needs. If you cannot identify the right screeding specialist in Bishopbriggs itself then you shouldn't have any issues locating a good one someplace nearby.


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Also find: Paisley floor screeding, Bishopton floor screeding, Milngavie floor screeding, Torrance floor screeding, Bowling floor screeding, Campsie Glen floor screeding, Glasgow floor screeding, Killearn floor screeding, Strathblane floor screeding, Dumbarton floor screeding, Old Kilpatrick floor screeding, Hardgate floor screeding, Duntocher floor screeding, Bearsden floor screeding, Clydebank floor screeding, Anniesland floor screeding, Croftamie floor screeding, Renfrew screeding services and more. All of these villages and towns are covered by companies who do screeding. Bishopbriggs home and property owners can get floor screeding quotes by going here.

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Screeding Around Bishopbriggs: Over the past 12 months screeded floors were installed in these Bishopbriggs streets: Wester Cleddens Road, Fern Avenue, Cleddens Court, Park Crescent, Coltmuir Crescent, Beaufort Gardens, St. Marys Road, Miller Gardens, Marchfield, Lendale Lane, East Springfield Terrace, Viewfield Road, Southesk Gardens, Friar Avenue, Solway Road, Kenmure Avenue, Moray Place, Letham Oval, Whitelaw Gardens, Southview Terrace, Kincardine Place, Muirton Drive, Greenhill, Kintessack Place, Devon Gardens, Endrick Bank, Balmerino Place, Moorfoot, Younger Quadrant, and in these Scotland postcodes: G64 1JL, G64 1HS, G64 1EE, G64 1EB, G64 1HF, G64 1LL, G64 1BP, G64 1PE, G64 1AU, G64 1GG. Work was done in these areas by specialists in floor screeding. Bishopbriggs property owners enjoyed high quality and dependable floor screeding services on every occasion.

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(This screeding Bishopbriggs article was written by S Locke 11-05-2022)