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Floor Screeding Hythe Hampshire (CT21): If you are renovating a property or basement, have a damaged or uneven floor or are aiming to install under floor heating, then you'll be needing to find a specialist floor screeding service to assist you. Before you are able to lay a final floor covering, whether it is tile, carpet or wood, the floor base needs to be as flat as is possible; which is why floor screeding is frequently needed. A floor screed is a key element of many renovation and building projects in Hythe.

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A reputable floor screeding company in Hythe will have experience and knowledge to help you achieve a perfect floor in whatever size or shape of room you are working on. They will assess the project and ascertain the appropriate kind of screed you need and the best strategy for applying it.

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A professional screeding company will also inform you if a structural engineer is necessary for your undertaking, in order to check on flex strength, point loadings and load requirements that your screed floor might require to conform with current British Standards and building regulations.

Bringing in a qualified and skilled flooring specialist will guarantee you use the proper type of screed for the room's anticipated usage to extend the lifespan of your flooring. There are many types of floor screed and selecting the right mix and installation approach is essential to achieve a high quality floor that is both durable and fit for purpose.

Ensure that you get more than one quotation for your Hythe floor screeding project and also ask to what standard you are getting each quote. The estimate might be based on what's known as the SR, or Surface Regularity calculation. Each of the 3 SR levels provide different qualities of finish, with SR1 being the best, with the least amount of deviation over the surface area. This means that you might have to rectify any patches that may cause issues when laying your finished flooring solution.

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British Standards BS8204 lays down the guidelines and regulations that all Hythe screeding contractors is obliged to follow, and if applying specialist screeding solutions, (Cemfloor, Gypsol, Flowcrete etc), they must be approved by the manufacturers as being trained and skilled in their use. The training and testing of a floor screeding contractor by such manufacturers is highlighted through the accreditation scheme, and offers assurances of safe working practices and reliability on any project which involves their materials.

Hythe commercial screeders may be involved in screeding floors in schools, shops, hotels, factories, warehouses and hospitals.

TYPES OF SCREED

Standard Screeds - Used in domestic projects where the mixture of cement and sand is good for standard footfall use. 5 parts sand to 1 part cement is the usual mixture for standard screed. After laying a standard flooring screed mixture dries out at a rate of just 1mm/day.

Industrial and Heavy Duty Screed - Designed for maximum strength and durability on floors where traffic is high or specific loading of the floor is needed.

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Polymer Screeds - These provide an extremely high level of strength with a reduced thickness. The curing times for these vary according to proprietary product guidelines.

Self-Levelling or Liquid Screeds - When a high standard of finish is necessary this formula of cement and latex is employed to achieve SR1 quality screed flooring. The self-levelling compound provides a smooth and clean surface over a damaged floor or rough substrate to enable all kinds of flooring materials to be laid. The liquid screed can be laid to a thickness of only 1mm, but will still provide a strong surface for a varied selection of flooring materials.

Fast Drying and Advanced Drying Screeds - If you need to use the area in question as quickly as possible a fast drying screed might be a good choice. Drying at a rate of 3-7mm/day, subject to the mixture, they're usually a fibre reinforced screed and are perfect for projects which have tight deadlines.

Fibre Reinforced Screed - The preferred choice by professional screeders for use in combination with underfloor heating systems. The fibres in the screed mix enhance it's strength and durability whilst also protecting against thermal cracking and shrinkage. The screed will set hard at a rate of 1mm/day.

SCREEDING PREPARATION AND INSTALLATION

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

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Any cleaning chemicals used in this process shouldn't leave any residues, and the floor surface must be allowed to dry out naturally. It's vital to repair any cracks in the floor surface to avoid them being mirrored and "travelling" upwards into the newly screeded floor. An experienced Hythe screeding specialist will pick up on such problems during a site survey and make certain that all preparations are finished before pressing on with the next steps in the floor screeding process.

To protect the flooring materials and screeding layer from dampness rising up from the ground, a DPM (damp proof membrane) will have to be installed. Different thicknesses of specialised polythene might be used as a damp proof membrane and also serve as a barrier for the screed and any insulation material.

If the area where you live is susceptible to radon gas then an additional barrier is required to prevent the gas from entering via the ground. If radon occurs in large amounts then a full ventilation and extraction system may be installed beneath the screed which will extract any gases that could seep in from ground level.

The final phase of the surface preparation process is the spraying or painting of a sealer or primer. Primers and sealers help the bonding process and are specialist applications specifically designed for the type of screed that is being applied. These materials require qualified tradesmen to apply them in the right proportions by using airless sprays and other tailor-made equipment.

If you are going to be installing underfloor heating, now is the time that it will need to be laid out and installed. Insulation panels will be laid out and the wires and heating pipes will be securely attached to prevent any movement while the screed is poured. When expertly installed an under floor heating system is an excellent way to warm up a room and top quality screeding will retain its heat, producing an even heat across the floor.

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The screeding can now be mixed and prepared in situ and applied to the base surface. Your intended use of the room will help your screeding company on what kind of screed is perfect for your requirements. Remember that even quick drying and advanced screeds have a minimum of twenty four hours before you're able to walk over any laid surface and a minimum 3 days before any floor coverings can be applied. Manufacturer's drying instructions for standard and heavy duty screeds must be followed so as to achieve a quality finish and end up with a stable and even floor surface.

The SR standard of your screed can be verified once it's hardened sufficiently to be stepped onto. The basic SR test involves the use of a two metre straight edge to check for any fluctuations in the floor surface.

  • SR1 - Disparities of 3mm or less being measured over the entire floor area shows your screed to be of the best quality and specified as SR1.
  • SR2 - The normal standard flooring in commercial and industrial builds is classed as SR2 and has a maximum possible deviation of five millimetres across the entire floor surface.
  • SR3 - For other floors where the quality of finish is comparatively unimportant the SR3 is the standard and should have a deviation measurement of 10 millimetres or less.

It might also be necessary for a structural engineer to perform a soundness test. This assessment will establish the strength of the screeding and its viability for the proposed use. The screed could be given a "drop hammer test" to gauge strength and flexibility in specific areas. Only trained structural engineers following the British Standards BS8204 regulations are allowed to conduct these testing and sign off on the structural integrity of a screed floor. (Tags: Floor Screeding Services Hythe, Floor Screeding Hythe, Floor Screed Hythe, Screeding Hythe).


Screeding services are available in Hythe and also in nearby places like: Smeeth, Botolphs Bridge, Etchinghill, Acrise, West Hythe, Saltwood, Elham, Newchurch, Aldington, Newington, Stanford, Sandgate, Palmarsh, Saltbrook, Bilsington, Lympne, Sandling, Sellindge, Burmarsh, and in these postcodes CT21 5EF, CT21 4QQ, CT21 5DG, CT21 4BJ, CT21 5BE, CT21 5AU, CT21 5HR, CT21 5ET, CT21 5DQ, and CT21 4DN. Local Hythe floor screeders will most likely have the postcode CT21 and the telephone code 023. Checking this will confirm you're accessing locally based screeding. Hythe householders can utilise these and numerous other comparable services. Home and business owners in need of floor screeding estimates can simply click on the "Quote" banner provided.

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Also find: Elham floor screeding, Bilsington floor screeding, Sandling floor screeding, Stanford floor screeding, Lympne floor screeding, Etchinghill floor screeding, Botolphs Bridge floor screeding, Newington floor screeding, Saltbrook floor screeding, Palmarsh floor screeding, Saltwood floor screeding, Sandgate floor screeding, West Hythe floor screeding, Acrise floor screeding, Smeeth floor screeding, Aldington floor screeding, Sellindge floor screeding, Newchurch floor screeding, Burmarsh floor screeding and more. Contractors who do screeding can be found in all these places. These professionals, with their necessary expertise and skills, excel in providing top-notch screeding solutions. They're adept at screeding and ensure that the task is completed to the highest possible standards, whether it’s for commercial or domestic properties. For local property owners seeking screeding services, it's an easy process to obtain quotes and gather information. All you have to do is click here.

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(This screeding Hythe article was written on 22-05-2024)