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Floor Screeding Kenilworth Warwickshire (CV8): When you are restoring your Kenilworth home with damaged or uneven floors, or perhaps converting a cellar or basement to useful living area, an experienced floor screeding company can provide you with a good starting point. Floor screeding provides a smooth finish to a basic sub-base, and allows you to lay your final layer of flooring material, (boards, tiles, carpets etc) on top of it. Floor screeding provides a high quality and durable finish for virtually any room.

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It doesn't matter how large or small the area you need levelling, an established floor screeding contractor in Kenilworth will have the essential equipment, expertise and know-how to give you an outstanding level of service. They will be ready to advise you on the correct kind of screed your project requires, and the best methods for applying and installing it.

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They will also assess if a structural engineer is needed to make certain that any flex strength, point loadings and load bearing are met as set out in the building regulations.

The training and skills that a screeding contractor brings to your project should guarantee a high quality end result and help in extending the lifetime of your flooring. A correct blend of screed and the techniques used for laying it are also crucial to guarantee the final intergrity of your floor surface.

There are numerous screeding specialists in and around Kenilworth so see if you can get multiple quotations for your project before selecting a company and know to what standard of finish is it for. For residential properties a quotation will normally be provided for a Surface Regularity (SR) calculation of SR1 or SR2. SR1 is the highest standard, and while SR2 and SR3 might seem cheaper at first glance, they do not guarantee a totally even or flat surface. An SR2 or SR3 level might mean there are ridges or flat spots that may cause problems when laying your final flooring materials.

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British Standards BS8204 lays out the regulations and guidelines that all Kenilworth screeding installers must follow, and if applying specialist screeding solutions, (Flowcrete, Gypsol, Cemfloor etc), they must be accredited by the manufacturers as being skilled and trained in their use. This accreditation scheme showcases a contractor's training and ability in the usage of a manufacturer's product.

Commercial screeders in Kenilworth will generally tackle screeding projects in factories, boutiques, warehouses, hospitals, schools and shops.


Standard Screeds - Frequently used in domestic projects where the mix of cement and sand is acceptable for basic floor traffic usage. The ratios involved in standard screeds are 5 parts sand to 1 part cement. After being laid a standard flooring screed mixture sets at a rate of just 1mm/day.

Liquid or Self-Levelling Screeds - A latex and cement material which can achieve the highest standard of finish to SR1 levels. This self-levelling compound provides a smooth and clean surface over a rough substrate or damaged floor to enable all types of flooring materials to be laid. This liquid screed can be poured to a depth of only 1mm, but still provides a high strength surface for a wide range of flooring finishes.

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Fibre Reinforced Screed - The favoured choice by professional screeders for use with under floor heating systems. This is because of the improved strength and protection against thermal cracking and shrinkage provided by the fibres within the screed. At roughly one millimetre per day, it has an identical drying rate to standard floor screed.

Polymer Screeds - When a reduced thickness of floor is needed on account of building factors, a polymer screed offers an extremely high strength resolution to the situation. The drying times for these vary in accordance with proprietary product guidelines.

Advanced Drying and Fast Drying Screeds - As the name suggest, these screeds dry at a quicker rate and allow you to use the floor area much sooner. Drying at a rate of three to seven millimetres, depending on the mixture, they're normally a fibre reinforced screed and are suitable for flooring projects which have tight deadlines.

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


To make sure that the screeding is of a good quality finish that's durable and hard wearing, time must be spent on carefully preparing the area before any screed is poured. Any debris, oil, grease and paint on the original floor surface can affect the adhesion of the screed, and should be eradicated.

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Any cleansing chemicals used during this phase shouldn't leave any residues, and the floor surface must be permitted to dry by itself naturally. At this stage cracks need to be mended as these can easily travel up through your laid screed and be reflected in the completed surface. A reputable Kenilworth screeding installer will take note of such issues during a site survey and make sure all preparations are completed before moving on to the next stages of the screeding process.

Before the screeding can be poured a damp proof membrane (DPM) must be installed to shield the screed and final flooring from dampness. There might be 2 or 3 layers of different thicknesses of polythene to act as barriers between the insulation layer and screed.

If the area where you live is susceptible to radon gas then a further barrier is essential to stop this harmful gas from entering via the ground. A simple airtight membrane might be sufficient in areas with relatively low radon emissions, but in more serious situations there may need to be a more complicated extraction system to take away any harmful radon gas.

As soon as the base has been prepared and any DPMs installed, a sealant or primer is then put on. Primers help the bonding process and are special applications according to the kind of screed being applied. On account of their specialist nature, only professional screeders in Kenilworth are capable of using them correctly, safely and using equipment that's made for the task.

If you are going to be installing under floor heating, this is the time that it will need to be correctly set out and installed. The underfloor heating system is laid out in the correct pattern and secured firmly to insulation panels to prevent any movement in the course of the screed pouring process. Under floor heating is one of the most effective ways to heat a room and a properly installed system will provide even warmth across the floor area.

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Of course, if you're not installing underfloor heating, you simply skip this step and apply the floor screed. Your screeding contractor will have given you guidance and advice on which sort of screed is appropriate for your requirements, according to your intended use of the room area. After application of the screed there's at least 24 hours (for advanced and quick drying screeds) before you are able to walk over the surface, and a 72 hrs minimum setting time before any floor material installations. This period is increased for heavy duty and standard screeds and the manufacture's instructions must be followed to the letter to create the best finish and durability of the floor.

Once the screed has hardened it can be checked for quality to verify its SR level. The test involves the use of a 2m straight edge laid on the floor surface and any variations from true are measured.

  • SR1 - Disparities of 3mm or less being measured across the entire floor area shows your screed to be of the highest quality and categorised as SR1.
  • SR2 - If the floor surface deviates from the straight edge by five millimetres or less it is SR2 quality and is the standard for industrial and commercial floors.
  • SR3 - SR3 is utility standard where a perfect quality finish isn't necessary. This level allows for a maximium deviation depth of 10 millimetres.

There may also be a requirement for a qualified structural engineer to conduct a soundness test. The assessment will make certain that your newly laid screed surface is viable for the load point requirements set down in the original site survey. This should include a drop hammer test which assesses various aspects of the strength and flexibility of the screed. The specialist measurement and testing tools mean this can only be carried out by a trained structural engineer respecting the British Standards BS8204 guidelines. (Tags: Floor Screeding Kenilworth, Screeding Kenilworth, Floor Screed Kenilworth, Floor Screeding Services Kenilworth).

Screeding services are available in Kenilworth and also in: Honiley, Bubbenhall, Cubbington, Hatton Park, Castle End, Hill Wootton, Burton Green, Baginton, Wroxhall, Stoneleigh Park, Blackdown, and in these postcodes CV8 1GP, CV8 1HD, CV8 1GX, CV8 1FN, CV8 1QS, CV8 1FZ, CV8 1BF, CV8 1AY, CV8 1EX, and CV8 1DW. Locally based Kenilworth floor screeders will probably have the postcode CV8 and the dialling code 01926. Verifying this can confirm you are accessing local floor screeding. Kenilworth home and business owners are able to benefit from these and countless other flooring related services. If you would like to get a price quote for floor screeding services, you can easily do so by clicking on the "Quote" banner.

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When a floor's surface needs a level of flexibility, it might be better to use a latex screed. Normally coming in 2 parts, latex floor screeds comprise a cementitious powder and a liquid latex mixture. Where water is normally used in a screed mix, this is replaced with the liquid latex, making it quicker drying and more flexible than other standard screeds.

This latex compound is used for levelling subfloors prior to the laying of the final decorative surface. Producing a durable, smooth surface which is perfect for the application of flooring adhesives, this is is appropriate for use on sub-floors of stone tiles, asphalt, sand/cement, concrete and wood. Even when there happens to be a bit of movement on your subfloor, this type of latex floor screed will give you a crack-free, flexible finish.

Latex screeds are not appropriate where "floating" screeds are needed, for instance when an unbonded screed is being laid over a membrane of either thermal or acoustic insulation, such as might be the case when you are screeding on top of underfloor heating, and depths of 50 to 65 millimetres may be needed.

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(This screeding Kenilworth article was compiled on 19-06-2024)