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Floor Screeding Morpeth Northumberland (NE61): A floor screeding professional can help with renovations, level an uneven or damaged floor or help install underfloor heating on your Morpeth home or business premises, when necessary. Before you are able to lay a suitable floor covering, be it wood, carpet or tile, the surface of the floor should be as flat as is possible; this is why floor screeding is needed. If you want your floors to last a long time then a floor screed is the most important factor in any building or renovation project.

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It matters not how large or small the area is that you need to be levelled, an established screeding specialist in Morpeth will have the necessary equipment, expertise and knowledge to give you an outstanding level of service. After evaluating your project they will give you advice about the perfect choice of screed and which method of applying it is most suited to your circumstances.

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They'll likewise assess if a structural engineer is necessary to make sure any flex strength, point loadings and load requirements are followed as outlined by the building regulations.

Working with a qualified and skilled specialist will ensure you use the correct kind of screed for the room's proposed purpose to extend the life of your flooring. A correct mix of screed and the way it is laid is also vital to ensure the ultimate quality of your floor.

Ensure you get at least two or three quotations for your Morpeth screeding project and also ask what standard of finish each quotation is for. The estimate could be based on what is known as the SR, or Surface Regularity figure. Each of the three SR levels offer different levels of finish, with SR1 being the highest quality, with the least amount of deviation over the area. This means you may have to rectify any areas that might cause issues when laying your final flooring material.

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The regulations and guidelines specified in the British Standards BS8204 have to be followed by any Morpeth floor screeding contractor and they should also be accredited by the manufacturers of specialist screeding materials (Cemfloor, Flowcrete, Gypsol etc.) to demonstrate their safe working practices and competence. A company holding such accreditations shows that they have been assessed and trained in using these products and can deliver a top notch service in all aspects of their installation.

Commercial screeders in Morpeth will generally undertake larger screeding projects in hospitals, schools, shopping centres, pubs, factories and warehouses.


Standard Screeds - This is perfect for basic domestic use and comprises a mixture of sand and cement. The ratios involved are five parts sand to one part cement. After being laid a standard flooring screed dries out at a rate of 1mm/day.

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Advanced Drying and Fast Drying Screeds - As the name suggest, these screeds dry quickly and allow you to use the floor area much sooner. Drying out at a rate of three to seven millimetres, subject to the mixture, they are generally a fibre reinforced screed and are ideal for flooring projects which have tight deadlines.

Industrial and Heavy Duty Screed - Made for maximum durability and strength in places where traffic is expected to be high or heavy loading on the floor is necessary.

Self-Levelling or Liquid Screeds - Used to provide a high quality finish, especially where SR1 levels are essential, by a cement and latex material. The self-levelling compound provides a clean and smooth surface over a rough substrate or damaged floor to enable all types of flooring materials to be laid. Even with a thickness of just one millimetre, the latex polymers within the mixture provide a high strength surface for a variety of uses.

Polymer Screeds - When a decreased thickness of floor is needed on account of construction requirements, a polymer screed offers a high strength resolution to the situation. The curing times for these vary according to product guidelines.

Fibre Reinforced Screed - Mostly used with under floor heating and is the recommended option in such projects. The improved strength and flexibility provided by the special fibres within this screed mix help protect the resulting floor from thermal cracking and shrinkage. It sets at an identical rate to a standard screed, at about 1mm per day.


Screeding companies will need to carefully prepare all areas prior to any other work so as to guarantee a hard wearing and quality screed flooring. It's vital that all contaminants such as oil, paint, loose debris or grease is eradicated from the floor before laying any screed, since these can affect the bonding process that a quality screed requires.

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If cleaning products have been used it is essential to remove any remnants of soap etc, and allow the surface to dry naturally. It is necessary to fix any cracks in the base to avoid them being visible and "travelling" up into your freshly screeded floor. A decent Morpeth screeding specialist will address these issues during a site survey and make sure that all preparations are finished before moving on to the next stages of the screeding process.

Before any screeding can be laid a damp proof membrane (DPM) will have to be installed to protect the screed and final flooring from dampness. There might be two or three layers of different thicknesses of polythene to act as barriers between the insulation layer and screed.

Another air-tight barrier may be necessary if your house is in an area that is known to be prone to radon. If radon gas is present in severe doses then a full ventilation and extraction system might be needed underneath the layer of screed which will remove any gases that might seep in from ground level.

Once these stages have been completed the screeders will put on a sealer or primer to the prepared base surface. Primers help the bonding process and are special applications according to the sort of screed being applied. Equipment such as airless sprays can be used to apply a sealant or primer, by qualified screeding companies in Morpeth observing the manufacturer's guidelines and safety advice.

If you are going to be installing under floor heating, now is the time that it will need to be laid out and installed. The cables and heating pipes are firmly mounted on insulation panels to stop any movement and make sure that they are laid in the correct position. Warmth is spread evenly across the floor in a professionally fitted underfloor heating system, and with it being an effective choice of heating, it's an excellent choice for most Morpeth home renovation projects.

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Needless to say, if you're not installing underfloor heating, you simply bypass this step and apply the screeding. Your screeding contractor will give you guidance and advice on which form of screed is suitable for your needs, in line with your proposed use of the room. For quick drying screeds there will be at least a twenty four hour delay before it is able to be walked over, and a further 3 days minimum before any flooring material can be applied. If you're hoping to wind up with a well finished and long-lasting floor surface you should stick to the manufacturer's guidelines with regard to heavy duty and standard screeds where the timescale will be increased.

The SR standard of your screed can be checked once it's hardened sufficiently to be walked upon. Using a 2m straight-edge the surface is checked for any deviations, dips and ridges in the screed surface.

  • SR1 - Deviations of 3mm or less being measured across the entire area shows your screed floor to be of the best quality and categorised as SR1.
  • SR2 - SR2 is the classification for normal standard industrial and commercial floors and can deviate from the straight-edge by as much as five millimetres.
  • SR3 - For other floors where the quality of finish is fairly immaterial the SR3 is the standard and should have a deviation measurement of 10 millimetres or less.

There may also be a requirement for a structural engineer to conduct a soundness test. This assessment will establish the overall strength of the screed surface and the suitability for its proposed use. The screed layer will be given what is known as a drop hammer test to assess strength and flexibility at various points. Only fully qualified structural engineers applying the BS8204 guidelines are allowed to carry out such testing and sign off on the structural safety of screed flooring. (Tags: Floor Screeding Services Morpeth, Floor Screed Morpeth, Screeding Morpeth, Floor Screeding Morpeth).

Floor screeding services are available in Morpeth and also in: Ashington, Loansdean, Tranwell, Clifton, Hepscott, Choppington, Shadfen, Whalton, Northgate, High Church, Ulgham, Stobhill, Guide Post, Longhirst, Pegswood, Mitford, Bedlington, and in these postcodes NE61 1ED, NE61 1JN, NE61 1LY, NE61 1AF, NE61 1TL, NE61 1PQ, NE61 1JG, NE61 1JR, NE61 1JA, NE61 1BH. Locally based Morpeth floor screeders will likely have the telephone dialling code 01670 and the postcode NE61. Verifying this can make certain that you're accessing local screeding. Morpeth home and business owners are able to benefit from these and numerous other similar services.

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When the nature of your floor's surface means that a level of flexibility is needed, it will be best to use a latex self-levelling screed, rather than one with a more rigid finish. A latex floor screed comes in two parts, a bottle and a bag, with the bag containing a cemetitious powder, and a bottle that contains a liquid latex mixture. Latex screeds are quicker drying and more flexible than other types of screed, since the water that's normally used is substituted with the latex liquid.

This latex product is used for levelling-out sub-floors prior to the laying of the final decorative covering. This is suitable for substrate made from asphalt, sand/cement, concrete, quarry tiles or wood, is ideal for the application of adhesives and gives a smooth and durable surface. This latex screed will give you a flexible, crack-free finish, even if there happens to be movement in your subfloor.

When a screed is being laid on top of a layer of either acoustic or thermal insulation (i.e. a "floating" screed), latex floor screeds are not suitable, because in this instance (typically when screeding over underfloor heating), you'll likely require a thickness of 50-75mm. (Tags: Latex Floor Screed Morpeth, Latex Screeds Morpeth, Latex Screeding Morpeth, Latex Screed Morpeth).

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There is a wide range of work that can be carried out by your local Morpeth floor screeder including screed repairs, fast-dry screeds, floor preparation, industrial screeding, floor levelling, final floor finishes, concrete screeds in Morpeth, screed surveys in Morpeth, shop floor screeding, screed flooring, sand screeding Morpeth, floor restoration Morpeth, liquid screeds, waterproof screeding Morpeth, structural screeds in Morpeth, floor insulation, bonded screed, cheap screeding, latex floor screed in Morpeth, external screeding, domestic floor screeding, anhydrite floor screed, fibre reinforced screeding, rapid strength screeds, underfloor heating screed, floor screeding, floating screed Morpeth, floor screeding advice, and lots more floor screeding tasks. Listed are just some of the tasks that are handled by those installing floor screeding. Morpeth professionals will tell you about their full range of services.


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Also find: Longhirst floor screeding, Hepscott floor screeding, Loansdean floor screeding, Bedlington floor screeding, Tranwell floor screeding, Pegswood floor screeding, Mitford floor screeding, Northgate floor screeding, Ulgham floor screeding, Stobhill floor screeding, Whalton floor screeding, Choppington floor screeding, Shadfen floor screeding, Clifton floor screeding, Ashington floor screeding, Guide Post floor screeding, High Church screeding services and more. All of these locations are serviced by companies who do screeding. Morpeth householders can get estimates by going here.

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Screeding Around Morpeth: Households in The Close, Breamish, Cragside View, The Pastures, Bisley Road, The Larches, The Square, Togston Road, St Johns Estate, Bridge End, The Causeway, Stephenson Terrace, De Mowbray Way, South Terrace, Briery Hill Lane, Townsend Crescent, De Walden Square, Beal Bank, Broom Close, Drakestone View, Druridge Avenue, Armstrong Terrace, Sweetbriar Close, Bay View, Turnbulls Buildings, Townfoot, St Leonards Walk, Chathill Close, St Aidans Crescent, The Guildens, have needed floor screeding recently. Screeding work was also done in the following local Morpeth postcodes: NE61 1ED, NE61 1JN, NE61 1LY, NE61 1AF, NE61 1TL, NE61 1PQ, NE61 1JG, NE61 1JR, NE61 1JA, NE61 1BH. Work was completed in these places by experts in screeding. Morpeth property owners enjoyed high quality and competent screeding services in every case.

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(This screeding Morpeth article was written on 08-09-2022)