Floor Screeding Great Missenden

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Floor Screeding Great Missenden Buckinghamshire (HP16): A floor screeding professional can help to install under floor heating, help with renovations or level an uneven or damaged floor on your Great Missenden home or business premises, when necessary. Floor screeding gives a smooth finish to a basic sub-base floor, and enables you to lay your final layer of flooring material, (carpets, tiles, boards etc) over the top of it. The screed is a crucial procedure to guarantee a high quality and durable finish to the whole floor structure.

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Whatever size room you are remodeling, a screeding specialist in Great Missenden will be able to supply the expertise and proper working practices to establish a perfect base for your floors. They will be able to assess the project and verify the appropriate type of screed you need and the best technique for applying it.

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Your screeding contractor will also notify you if a structural engineer is needed for your undertaking, to identify flex strength, point loadings and load requirements that your flooring may require to conform with British Standards and building regulations.

Bringing in a qualified and highly trained contractor will guarantee that you get the proper form of screed for the room's anticipated usage to extend the lifespan of your floor. A correct blend of screed and the techniques used in laying it are also vital to ensure the final durability of your floor.

Ensure you get more than one quotation for your Great Missenden floor screeding project and also ask to what standard you are getting each quote. For residential properties a quotation will normally be given for an SR (Surface Regularity) level of SR1 or SR2. SR1 is the highest quality, and while SR2 and SR3 might be less costly at first glance, they don't guarantee a perfectly even or flat surface. This means that you might have to correct any patches that may cause problems when laying your finished flooring solution.

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The rules and regulations specified in the British Standards BS8204 must be followed by all Great Missenden floor screeding contractors and they should also hold accreditation with the manufacturers of any specialist screeding materials (Gypsol, Cemfloor, Flowcrete etc.) to verify their competence and safe working practices. This accreditation scheme highlights a company's high quality performance and training in the usage of a manufacturer's merchandise.

Commercial screeders in Great Missenden will usually undertake screeding projects in warehouses, pubs, schools, shopping centres, factories and hospitals.


Standard Screeds - This is okay for basic domestic usage and comprises a mixture of sand and cement. The standard screed is a mix of 5 parts sand to 1 of cement. Once its been laid this 5:1 ratio will dry at a rate of 1mm per day.

Fibre Reinforced Screed - The expert's choice for domestic use on top of under floor heating. This is due to the increased durability and protection against thermal shrinkage and cracking provided by the special fibres within the screed. The screed will dry out at a rate of roughly 1mm/day.

Liquid or Self-Levelling Screeds - When the highest possible standard of finish is required this formula of latex and cement is used to produce SR1 quality floor screeding. It is largely needed to provide a clean, smooth floor over the top of a damaged or poor quality substrate and results in a surface finish onto which all sorts of flooring materials can be laid. These can be as little as one millimetre thick, and due to the latex polymers, will still provide high strength.

Advanced Drying and Fast Drying Screeds - If there is a need to move forward urgently with the flooring owing to time restraints, this screed dries much faster than standard screeds. They are generally a fibre reinforced type of screed which can dry at a rate of between 3-7mm/day per day and are employed in time-sensitive projects.

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

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Polymer Screeds - Provides an extremely high level of strength with a minimal thickness. Manufacturer's guidelines for curing times differ across the various product ranges.


Good preparation is vital for a top quality screed surface that will be hard wearing and durable. The existing floor surface should be thoroughly cleaned to eliminate any debris, paint, grease and oil that might adversely affect the bond of the screed.

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If any cleaning products were used during this stage it's crucial to ensure that no residues of soaps or other cleaning products are left on the surface and it's permitted to dry out naturally. At this stage any cracks should be mended since these can travel up through a laid screed and be visible in the finished floor surface. An on-site survey will enable your Great Missenden screeding company to pinpoint this preparation work and complete it before starting to pour the screeding.

A damp proof membrane (DPM) will be applied after the preparation work has been concluded to prevent ground dampness getting into the flooring materials and screeding. The damp proof membrane is made out of thick polythene sheet and different layers might be used to serve as a moisture barrier and air insulating layer for the screeding.

A supplementary airtight barrier might be necessary if your home or business premises is in an area that is known to be prone to radon. If radon gas occurs in severe doses then a complete ventilation system may be installed underneath the layer of screed which will remove any gases that might seep in from the ground.

Once the base has been prepared and all DPMs installed, a primer or sealant is then applied. A primer assists in the screed to bond to the base surface and different types exist based on which kind of screed is being used. Custom-made equipment such as airless sprays are used to apply a primer or sealant, which should be done by professional screeding installers in Great Missenden sticking to the manufacturer's guidelines.

If required, this is the time that under floor heating can be laid out in the correct manner and installed. The underfloor heating system will be carefully positioned and firmly mounted on insulation panels to prevent any movement during screed installation process. Warmth is evenly spread across the floor in a skillfully fitted under floor heating system, and with it being an efficient choice of heating, it's a good choice for many Great Missenden renovation projects.

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If you are not putting in underfloor heating the screed will now be prepared in situ and poured. Your screeding company will have given you advice on which type of screed is best for your needs, in line with your proposed use of the room area. After application of the screed there is at least 24 hours (for quick drying screeds) before you're able to walk on the surface, and a seventy two hour minimum setting time before the laying of any floor coverings. Manufacturer's drying guidelines for heavy duty and standard screeds must be followed in order to achieve a quality finish and end up with a stable and even floor surface.

The SR standard of your screed can be checked once it's set sufficiently to be walked on. The test involves the use of a two metre long straight-edge laid down upon the floor surface and any variations from true are calculated.

  • SR1 - SR1 is the highest specification and permits just 3mm of deviation from the straight-edge.
  • SR2 - SR2 is for standard industrial and commercial floors and can deviate from the straight-edge by as much as 5mm.
  • SR3 - If the deviation around the whole space is 10 millimetres or less the screed quality is classed as SR3 and is highly suitable for garage and utility areas.

It may also be necessary for a structural engineer to perform a soundness test. The testing will ensure your newly laid screed surface is suitable for the load point requirements specified in the original site survey. The screed should be subjected to a "drop hammer test" to measure strength and flexibility in specific areas. Any screeding that's got load bearing requirements must be okayed by a qualified structural engineer heeding the BS8204 guidelines. (Tags: Floor Screeding Services Great Missenden, Screeding Great Missenden, Floor Screeding Great Missenden, Floor Screed Great Missenden).

Floor screeding services are available in Great Missenden and also in: South Heath, Little Hampden, Wendover, Great Hampden, Ballinger, Little Missenden, Prestwood, Heath End, Swan Bottom, Little Kingshill, Great Kingshill, Lee Common, Holmer Green, and in these postcodes HP16 9PD, HP16 6BY, HP16 0BD, HP16 9AY, HP16 9BP, HP16 0BU, HP16 0PZ, HP16 9PA, HP16 0BL, HP16 9PH. Locally based Great Missenden floor screeders will likely have the postcode HP16 and the phone code 01494. Checking this out should make certain that you're accessing locally based floor screeding. Great Missenden home and business owners can utilise these and numerous other building related services.

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It is best to use a latex screeding when a certain amount of flexibility is necessary in a floor's surface. A latex floor screed comes in 2 parts, a bag and a bottle, with the bag containing a cement based smoothing compound, and a bottle that contains a liquid latex additive. The latex liquid part actually replaces the water that would typically be used for mixing floor screed, and is far more flexible and quicker drying than standard screeds.

Used in the levelling of sub-floors, this latex compound provides a surface for the laying of your chosen floor finish. Suitable for subfloors of stone tiles, asphalt, concrete, sand/cement and wood, this gives a perfect surface for the application of adhesives which is resilient and smooth. If your subfloor has a bit of movement in it, this latex floor screed will still produce a flexible, crack-free finish, onto which your final floor coverings can be laid.

When using a "floating" screed, i.e. when screeding is being laid on the top of underfloor heating, thicknesses of 50mm-65mm may be necessary, and latex floor screeds aren't suitable in this instance.

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Handling the waste which is produced when doing home refurbishments or property makeovers in Great Missenden, is one of the biggest problems with undertaking this sort of project. Varying amounts of waste will be generated by floor screeding, subject to your specific circumstances. If the removal of waste isn't listed in your quote, you'll have to organise this yourself, since quite a few screeding contractors do not have the facility to do this.

Hiring a skip is by far the easiest way to get rid of this waste. Skips can be hired in all shapes and sizes, so there's certain to be one out there to match your precise needs. The different sizes of skip include mini-skips, midi-skips, builders skips and roll-on-roll-off skips, and for different projects skip bags are also available.

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Screeding Around Great Missenden: Over the past year screeded floors had been installed in the following Great Missenden streets: Barley View, Dell Field, Shaws Close, Beech Lane, Green Park, Meadow Gate, Church Street, Pepys Drive, Country Lane, Mapridge Green Lane, Strawberry Close, Potters Close, Buryfield Lane, Orchard Lane, Upper Hollis, Nairdwood Close, Manor Close, Perks Lane, Hobbshill Road, Wren Road, The Coppice, Fair Acres, Wrights Yard, Honor End Lane, Chequers Drive, Graeme Avenue, and in these Buckinghamshire postcodes: HP16 9PD, HP16 6BY, HP16 0BD, HP16 9AY, HP16 9BP, HP16 0BU, HP16 0PZ, HP16 9PA, HP16 0BL, HP16 9PH. Work was completed in these areas by experts in screeding. Great Missenden business and home owners received trusted and competent screeding services.

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(This screeding Great Missenden content was compiled by Stephen Locke 30-06-2022)