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Floor Screeding Burnham Buckinghamshire (SL2): If you are aiming to install underfloor heating, are restoring a property or cellar or have an uneven or damaged floor, then you will need to find a specialist floor screeding company to help you. Enabling you to lay a suitable flooring material, (tiles, carpets, boards etc) on top of it, screeding provides a smooth finish to a basic sub-base floor. A floor screed is a fundamental component of most renovation and building projects in Burnham.

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Supplying the expertise and correct working methods to establish a perfect base for your floor, a floor screeding company in Burnham can assist you with whatever size or shape of room you are renovating. They will be able to advise you on the right type of screed that your project requires, and the best methods for applying and installing it.

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It may be necessary, based on the proposed use of the space, for a survey by a structural engineer to conform to building regulations on flex strength, load bearing and point loadings of the screed floor.

A skilled and qualified work force is essential to a successful result and will extend your floor's lifespan through the use of the correct type of screed for the proposed purpose of your room. There are numerous types of screed and choosing the correct mix and installation technique is critical to achieve a top quality floor that is fit for purpose and durable.

There are several screeding contractors in the Burnham area so see if you can get multiple quotations for your floor screeding project before selecting a company and know to what standard of finish it's for. The quotation might be based on what is known as the Surface Regularity, or SR figure. Each of the three SR levels provide different levels of finish, with SR1 being the best, with the lowest amount of deviation over the area. Any imperfections in the final screeding may cause issues with laying flooring due to flat spots, indentations, ridges in the floor surface.

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The regulations and guidelines set out in in the British Standards BS8204 have to be followed by any Burnham floor screeding company and they should also be certified by the manufacturers of specialist screeding materials (Flowcrete, Gypsol, Cemfloor etc.) to substantiate their safe working practices and competence. A company holding accreditations shows that they have been assessed and trained in the use of these products and can offer a high standard of service in all aspects of their installation.

For larger floor screeding projects in warehouses, hotels, factories, shopping centres, hospitals and schools, dedicated commercial screeders in Burnham will be needed.

TYPES OF SCREED

Standard Screeds - This is good for standard residential use and comprises a mixture of cement and sand. The standard screed is a mix of five parts sand to one of cement. After laying a standard flooring screed mix dries out at a rate of 1mm/day.

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Advanced Drying and Fast Drying Screeds - If there is a need to progress urgently with the flooring due to time limitations, this screed dries more speedily than standard flooring screeds. These are normally a fibre reinforced type of screed that dries out at a rate of between three and seven millimetres per day and are employed in time critical flooring projects.

Fibre Reinforced Screed - The favoured choice by professional contractors for use with underfloor heating systems. The increased strength and flex provided by the special fibres in this screed help protect the resulting floor from thermal shrinkage and cracking. It has a drying rate of 1mm per day.

Liquid or Self-Levelling Screeds - Used to provide a high quality finish, especially where SR1 levels are essential, by a cement and latex solution. Primarily used to finalise a damaged floor or poor substrate level so as to lay a new flooring surface, such as tiling over it. They can be as little as one millimetre in depth, and due to the latex polymers, will still provide high strength.

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

Polymer Screeds - Provides a high level of strength with a lower thickness. Because of their different chemical compositions, these screeds have varying setting times which can be verified by reading manufacturer's guidelines.

SCREEDING PREPARATION AND INSTALLATION

Screeding companies will have to prepare the area before proceeding with any other work so as to ensure a high quality and hard wearing screed flooring. Any oil, debris, paint and grease on the original floor level can affect the bonding of the screed, and should be eradicated.

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If cleansing products were used it's essential to remove any residues of soap, detergent etc, and allow the floor surface to dry naturally. It is essential to repair any crevices or cracks in the base to stop them being reflected and "travelling" up into your freshly screeded floor. During an on-site survey your Burnham screeding installer will establish what preparations are necessary before starting to work on the actual screeding.

To protect the screed layer and flooring materials from moisture rising up through the ground, a DPM (damp proof membrane) must be installed. Different thicknesses of polythene sheeting could be used as a DPM and also act as a buffer for the screed and any insulation materials.

If the area is at risk from radon gas then another barrier is necessary to stop the gas from entering via the ground. If radon occurs in severe doses then a full extraction and ventilation system might be needed underneath the screed which will remove any gases that are seeping in from ground level.

Once the floor base has been properly prepared and any membranes installed, a primer or sealer is then put on. These sealers and primers will make certain that the screed bonds perfectly to the base surface and help accomplish a high quality finished floor. Owing to their specialist nature, only professional screeding specialists in Burnham are capable of using them correctly, safely and through the use of bespoke equipment for the task.

If required, this is the time that under floor heating can be installed and laid out in the correct way. Insulation panels will be positioned and the cabling and heating pipes will be securely mounted so there's no movement while the screed is being applied. Underfloor heating is one of the most efficient ways to heat a room and an expertly installed system will give an even level of warmth all over the floor.

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If you're not installing underfloor heating the screed can now be mixed and prepared on site and poured. Your intended use of the room will assist your screeding contractor on what sort of screed is ideal for your needs. After the pouring of the screed there is at least twenty four hours (for quick drying and advanced screeds) before you can walk on the surface, and a 72 hrs minimum curing time before the laying of any floor coverings. Such timescales will be longer for heavy duty and standard screeds and the manufacture's guidelines should be followed to the letter to create the optimal finish and longevity of the floor.

Once the screeding has solidified it can be checked for quality to determine the SR standard. Using a two metre straight-edge the surface is examined for any deviations, dips and ridges in the screed surface.

  • SR1 - SR1 is the highest quality and allows just three millimetres of deviation from the straight-edge.
  • SR2 - The normal standard flooring in commercial and industrial builds is classed as SR2 and has a maximum deviation of 5 millimetres across the whole floor surface.
  • SR3 - If the deviation around the room is 10 millimetres or less the screed quality is categorised as SR3 and is suitable for utility and garage areas.

It may also be necessary for a structural engineer to perform a soundness test. This assessment will determine the overall strength of the screeded surface and its suitability for the intended use. A "drop hammer test" is carried out on several areas of the screed and the outcomes recorded. The precise testing and measurement tools mean that this can only be carried out by a certified structural engineer heeding the guidelines of the British Standards BS8204. (Tags: Screeding Burnham, Floor Screed Burnham, Floor Screeding Services Burnham, Floor Screeding Burnham).


Floor screeding services are available in Burnham and also in nearby places like: Farnham Common, Britwell, Taplow, Burnham Beeches, East Burnham, Well End, Lent Rise, Hitcham, Cippenham, Lynch Hill, Hedsor, Flackwell Heath, Wooburn Green, and in these postcodes SL1 8BX, SL1 7HG, SL1 7DH, SL1 8AW, SL1 8EH, SL1 7DR, SL1 8DG, SL1 6HS, SL1 7NB, SL1 7LX. Locally based Burnham floor screeders will likely have the telephone code 01628 and the postcode SL2. Checking this out should ensure that you access locally based screeding. Burnham homeowners are able to benefit from these and numerous other similar services.

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It is advantageous to use a latex self-levelling floor screed when a certain amount of flexibility is required in the surface of a floor. A latex floor screed comes in two parts, a bottle and a bag, with the bag containing a cement based smoothing compound, and the bottle containing a liquid latex. Latex screeds are more flexible and quicker drying than other types of screed, as the water which is normally used is substituted with the latex liquid.

This latex screed product is used to level-out a subfloor before the final decorative surface is installed. This screeding is suitable for use on sub-floors of wood, quarry tiles, asphalt, concrete and sand/cement, to give a resilient, smooth surface that is perfect for the application of adhesives. This type of latex floor screed will give you a flexible, crack-free finish, even if there's a bit of movement in your subfloor.

Latex floor screeds are not appropriate where "floating" screeds are required, for instance when a screed is being laid on the top of a membrane of either thermal or acoustic insulation, such as may be the case when you're screeding on top of underfloor heating, and screed depths of 50 to 75 millimetres may be needed. (Tags: Latex Screeding Burnham, Latex Screeds Burnham, Latex Screed Burnham, Latex Floor Screed Burnham).

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It's pretty rare that you will undertake a property revamp or home renovation project without creating a fair amount of waste which will need to be removed and carefully disposed of. Your specific floor screeding project may generate very little waste, and then again it might result in a lot. If waste removal isn't included in the job quote, you'll need to organise this yourself, since quite a few screeding companies don't have the facility to do this.

Regardless of whether the tradesperson is sorting this out or you're doing it yourself, hiring a skip will often be the best waste removal solution. Skips come in different sizes based on your requirements, and choosing which skip to order is crucial. You can choose between a mini-skip, a midi-skip, a builders skip or a roll-on roll-off skip, or for modest home projects you can even go with the skip bag alternative.

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Also find: Hitcham floor screeding, Hedsor floor screeding, Lent Rise floor screeding, Wooburn Green floor screeding, Farnham Common floor screeding, Britwell floor screeding, Flackwell Heath floor screeding, Taplow floor screeding, Well End floor screeding, Lynch Hill floor screeding, Burnham Beeches floor screeding, Cippenham floor screeding, East Burnham screeding services and more. Most of these villages and towns are serviced by companies who do floor screeding. Burnham business and home owners can get screeding price quotes by clicking here.

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Screeding Around Burnham: Floor screeders were recently requested by homeowners living in Wilmot Road, Pipers Close, Hatchgate Gardens, Burlington Road, Rochford Way, Green Lane, Alice Lane, Tockley Road, Fairfield Road, Alvista Avenue, The Avenue, The Precincts, Mcauliffe Drive, Littleworth Road, Eastfield Road, Fairview Road, Hanbury Close, Hawthorn Lane, Coulson Way, Morton Drive, Horseshoe Hill, Cavendish Close, Maypole Road, Minton Rise, Hitcham Road, Conway Road, Wymers Wood Road and these Burnham postcodes: SL1 8BX, SL1 7HG, SL1 7DH, SL1 8AW, SL1 8EH, SL1 7DR, SL1 8DG, SL1 6HS, SL1 7NB, SL1 7LX. These areas recently saw activity by specialists in screeding. Burnham home and business owners enjoyed professional and reliable floor screeding services in every case.

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(This screeding Burnham article was generated on 27-01-2023)