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Floor Screeding Holmfirth West Yorkshire (HD9): A professional floor screeder can level a damaged or uneven floor, help install under floor heating or help with renovations on your Holmfirth home or business premises, when necessary. Floor screeding gives a smooth finish to a basic sub-base floor, and enables you to lay a suitable flooring material, (carpets, tiles, boards etc) over the top of it. The screeding is a vital process to guarantee a high quality and durable finish to the entire floor structure.

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It does not matter how big or small the area is that you need to be levelled, a competent screeding specialist in Holmfirth will have the essential skills, know-how and equipment to offer you a superb standard of service. They will be able to assess your project and figure out the appropriate kind of screed you require and the best technique for applying it.

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It may be a requirement, depending on the intended use of the area in question, for a survey by a structural engineer to conform to building regulations on flex strength, load bearing and point loadings of the screed floor.

The training and skills that a screeding technician brings to your project will guarantee a successful result and help in extending the lifespan of your flooring. There are many types of screeding and picking the correct mix and installation process is vital to create a high quality floor that is fit for purpose and hard-wearing.

Make sure you get more than one estimate for your Holmfirth based screeding project and also ask what standard of finish each quotation is for. The quote should be based on what is called the SR, or Surface Regularity calculation. SR1 is the best standard, and while SR2 and SR3 may be cheaper initially, they don't guarantee a totally flat or even surface. Any errors or imperfections in the screeding (as might occur with SR2 or SR3) can cause problems in laying flooring due to ridges, indentations, flat spots in the floor surface.

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All Holmfirth screeding installers must stick to British Standards (BS8204) and ought to have some kind of accreditation from the manufacturers of specialised screeding materials and equipment, for instance Gypsol, Cemfloor, Flowcrete. The testing and training of a screeding contractor by a manufacturer is emphasised by the use of the accreditation scheme, and offers assurances of reliability and safe working practices on any project which involves their materials.

Holmfirth commercial screeders might be involved in floor screeding in boutiques, hospitals, schools, factories, shopping centres and warehouses.


Standard Screeds - A blend of cement and sand which is perfect for standard domestic use. Five parts sand to one part cement is the normal mixture for standard flooring screeds. Once it has been laid this 5:1 ratio will dry at a rate of one millimetre per day.

Polymer Screeds - When a decreased thickness of floor is required on account of construction factors, a polymer screed offers an extremely high strength resolution to the problem. The curing times for these vary as outlined by proprietary product guidelines.

Liquid or Self-Levelling Screeds - Used to provide the highest quality of finish, especially where SR1 levels are necessary, by a latex and cement compound. It is mainly used to provide a smooth, clean floor over a poor quality or damaged substrate and enables all types of flooring materials to be used. Even with a thickness of one millimetre, the latex polymers within the mixture provide a high strength screed for a variety of uses.

Fast Drying and Advanced Drying Screeds - As the name suggest, this screed dries at a quicker rate and allows you to use the screeded area much sooner. They are normally a fibre reinforced kind of screed which can dry at a rate of between three and seven millimetres per day and are employed in time-sensitive flooring projects.

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Industrial and Heavy Duty Screed - A screed that's designed for high load and heavy traffic areas where the maximum possible strength and durability is necessary.

Fibre Reinforced Screed - The preferred option for professionals where underfloor heating is being installed in residential properties in Holmfirth. This is because of the improved strength and protection against thermal cracking and shrinkage provided by the fibres within the screed. It's got a setting rate of 1mm per day.


To enable the screeding to be of a high quality finish that is hard wearing and durable, time must be spent on preparing the area before any screed is laid. Any grease, paint, oil and debris on the original floor level can adversely affect the adhesion of the screed, and must be removed.

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If cleaning products were used it is important to remove any residues of soap or detergent, and leave the floor surface to dry naturally. At this stage any cracks need to be repaired as these can travel up through your laid screed and be reflected in the completed surface. A reliable Holmfirth screeding specialist will address these issues during the on-site survey and make sure all preparations are completed before moving on to the next steps in the screeding process.

Before the screeding can be poured a DPM (damp proof membrane) will have to be put down to protect the final flooring and screed from moisture damage. Different gauges of polythene sheeting could be used as a DPM and also act as a barrier for the screed and any insulation panels.

A supplementary airtight barrier may be required if your building is in a location that's known to be prone to radon gas. This can be as simple as an airtight membrane, or in more serious cases a ventilation and extraction system is installed underneath the screed to draw out any inflow of radon gas from the ground.

As soon as these steps have been taken the screeding company will apply a sealer or primer to the prepared floor base. Sealers and primers help with the bonding process and are specialist applications according to the kind of screed that is being applied. Owing to their special nature, only skilled screeding specialists in Holmfirth are capable of using them safely and correctly and using equipment which is made for the task.

If required, this is the time that underfloor heating can be installed and laid out in the correct manner. Insulation panels will be positioned and the cables and heating pipes will be securely mounted so there's no movement while the screed is being poured. Under floor heating is one of the most effective ways to heat a room and an expertly installed system will produce even warmth all over the floor.

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If you aren't fitting under floor heating the screed will now be prepared in situ and poured. Your screeding specialist will give you advice and guidance on which sort of screed is appropriate for your needs, according to your intended use of the room area. For quick drying and advanced screeds there'll be at least twenty four hours delay before it is able to be walked on, and a further Three days minimum before any flooring material can be applied. Manufacturer's drying instructions for heavy duty and standard screeds should be observed in order to achieve a quality finish and provide a stable and even surface.

The SR standard of your screeding can be verified once it has set sufficiently to be walked on. The standard SR test uses a 2m straight edge to check for any variations in the floor surface.

  • SR1 - Disparities of three millimetres or less being measured over the entire area shows your screed floor to be of the highest quality and is categorised as SR1.
  • SR2 - SR2 is for standard commercial and industrial floors and can deviate from the straight-edge by as much as five millimetres.
  • SR3 - If the deviation around the room is ten millimetres or less the quality of the screeding is classified as SR3 and is the standard required for utility and garage areas.

If you require load bearing checks, a structural engineer is required to perform the testing. This assessment will ascertain the overall strength of the screeding and its viability for the intended use. An assessment called the "drop hammer test" is carried out at several areas on the screed and the results recorded. Only qualified structural engineers following the BS8204 guidelines are permitted to conduct these testing and sign off on the structural safety of the screeding. (Tags: Floor Screed Holmfirth, Screeding Holmfirth, Floor Screeding Services Holmfirth, Floor Screeding Holmfirth).

Floor screeding is available in Holmfirth and also nearby in: Thongsbridge, Hepworth, Austonley, Longley, Fulstone, Cartworth Fold, Netherthong, Scholes, Meal Hill, Totties, Jackson Bridge, Wooldale, Upperthong, New Mill, Holmbridge, and in these postcodes HD9 2JS, HD9 1EW, HD9 2BG, HD9 1QZ, HD9 1QQ, HD9 1AS, HD9 1XY, HD9 2JX, HD9 2RQ, and HD9 1HH. Local Holmfirth floor screeders will probably have the telephone code 01484 and the postcode HD9. Checking this will make certain that you're accessing locally based floor screeding. Holmfirth home and business owners will be able to utilise these and various other similar services. Local home and business owners who need floor screeding price quotes can just click on the "Quote" banner.

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When a floor's surface needs a certain degree of flexibility, it might be best to use a latex screeding. Latex screeds come in two parts - a bottle and a bag - with the bottle containing liquid latex and the bag containing a cement based smoothing compound. The latex liquid solution takes the place of the water that is used in other types of screed, meaning it is quicker drying and more flexible.

This latex screed compound is used to level a subfloor before the final decorative surface is laid. This is appropriate for substrate made of sand/cement, asphalt, concrete, wood or quarry tiles, is perfect for the application of adhesives and gives a resilient, smooth surface. Even when there is a bit of movement on your subfloor, this type of screeding will produce a flexible, crack-free finish.

When using a "floating" screed, i.e. when screeding is being laid on top of underfloor heating, thicknesses of 50-75mm may be necessary, and latex flooring screeds are not appropriate for this purpose. (Tags: Latex Screeding Holmfirth, Latex Screed Holmfirth, Latex Floor Screed Holmfirth, Latex Screeds Holmfirth).

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Also find: Upperthong floor screeding, Fulstone floor screeding, Netherthong floor screeding, Thongsbridge floor screeding, Longley floor screeding, New Mill floor screeding, Wooldale floor screeding, Cartworth Fold floor screeding, Austonley floor screeding, Totties floor screeding, Scholes floor screeding, Holmbridge floor screeding, Hepworth floor screeding, Meal Hill floor screeding, Jackson Bridge floor screeding and more. These and other towns and communities are serviced by screeding specialists and related tradesmen. These professionals, with their necessary expertise and skills, excel in providing top-quality floor screeding solutions. Screeding is an art that they have mastered, ensuring that the work is executed to the highest standards, whether it’s for domestic or commercial properties. To obtain screeding estimates, local home and business owners can go here.

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