Floor Screeding Neath

Neath Screeding & Floor Levelling Services

Floor Screeding Neath Wales (SA10): If you are planning to install under floor heating, are restoring a property or basement or have an uneven or damaged floor in your Neath home, then it's time to think about contacting a floor screeding professional. Floor screeding provides a smooth finish to a rough sub-base floor, and will allow you to lay your final layer of flooring material, (tiles, carpets, boards etc) on top of it. Floor screeding will provide a high quality and durable floor surface for virtually any room.

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A dependable floor screeding specialist in Neath will have all the experience and know-how to help you achieve a perfect floor in whatever shape or size of room you're working on. They'll assess the project and verify the correct sort of screed you require and how best to apply it.

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They will also assess if a structural engineer is needed to make sure that any flex strength, load bearing and point loadings are satisfied as outlined by construction and building regulations.

The training and skills that a screeding specialist brings to your project should guarantee a high quality end result and help in extending the lifetime of your floor or floors. Picking the correct screeding materials and the best installation technique is crucial if you want a durable and quality finish for your floor surface.

Make certain you get 2 or 3 estimates for your Neath floor screeding project and also ask what standard of finish each quotation is for. For residential properties a quote will generally be given for an SR (Surface Regularity) calculation of SR1 or SR2. SR2 and SR3 may be cheaper options, although the floor screeding finish might have errors and deviations, whilst SR1 guarantees a perfect quality of finish. Any error in the final screeding can cause issues with laying flooring owing to flat spots, ridges, indentations in the floor surface.

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All Neath screeding installers must adhere to British Standards (BS8204) and should have some form of accreditation from screeding material and equipment manufacturers, e.g. Cemfloor, Flowcrete, Gypsol. A company holding such accreditations shows they have been assessed and trained in the use of these screeding products and can offer a high quality standard in all aspects of their installation.

For larger floor screeding projects in warehouses, factories, boutiques, schools, shopping centres and hospitals, specialist Neath commercial screeders will be required.

TYPES OF SCREED

Standard Screeds - A mixture of sand and cement which is good for basic residential use. The ratios involved in standard screeds are five parts sand to one part cement. This 5:1 ratio standard flooring screed will dry out at a rate of just one millimetre per day after applying.

Polymer Screeds - Provides a high level of strength with a lower thickness. Because of their different chemical compositions, these screeds have varying drying times which can be verified by studying manufacturer's own product guidelines.

Self-Levelling or Liquid Screeds - Used to provide a high quality finish, especially in SR1 levels of screeding, by a cement and latex material. The self-levelling compound provides a smooth and level surface over a damaged floor or rough substrate to enable all kinds of flooring materials to be laid. Even with a thickness of only 1mm, the latex polymers within the screed provide a high strength surface for a wide range of uses.

Fibre Reinforced Screed - The professional's choice for domestic use over the top of under floor heating. The greater strength and flex offered by the special fibres in this screed mix help protect the flooring from shrinkage and cracking due to heat. It dries out at the same rate as a standard screed, at about one millimetre per day.

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

Fast Drying and Advanced Drying Screeds - As the name suggest, this screed dries at a quicker rate and allows you to use the floor area much sooner. These are generally a fibre reinforced type of screed which can dry out at a rate of between 3-7mm/day per day and are used in time dependent projects.

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SCREEDING PREPARATION AND INSTALLATION

Screeding companies will need to fully prepare the area before any other work in order to guarantee a high quality and hard wearing screed flooring. It's important that all contaminants such as grease, oil, loose debris or paint is removed from the base before laying any screed, since these can affect the adhesion capability that a good quality screed requires.

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If any products are used in this process it's important to make certain that no residues of detergents, soaps or other cleaning products are left on the surface and it is allowed to dry out naturally. If screeding over a stone or cement floor any cracks should be repaired to prevent them from "travelling" up through a screed layer and causing imperfections on the finished floor surface. A professional Neath screeding contractor will take note of such aspects during a site survey and make certain that all preparations are completed before moving on to the next stages of the screeding process.

To protect the flooring materials and screeding layer from dampness rising up from the ground, a damp proof membrane (DPM) must be laid. The DPM is made out of thick polythene and various layers may be used to serve as a moisture barrier and air insulating layer for the screed.

If your property is situated in an area where radon is found a supplementary barrier layer is required to stop radon gas from entering. If radon occurs in large amounts then a complete extraction and ventilation system might be needed under the layer of screed which will extract any gases that are seeping in from ground level.

Once the floor base has been prepared and all DPMs installed, a sealant or primer is then put on. These sealers and primers will make sure the screed bonds successfully to the base and help to accomplish a high quality finished floor. Devices such as airless sprays can be used to apply a sealant or primer, which should be done by qualified screeding companies in Neath following the manufacturer's guidelines and safety advice.

Before any screed is poured, any underfloor heating will now be installed. The heating pipes and cabling are securely attached to insulation panels to prevent any movement and make sure that they're held in the correct position. Warmth will be evenly spread across a floor area in a professionally fitted under floor heating system, and coupled with it being an effective method of heating, it is a great choice for most Neath home renovation projects.

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If you aren't putting in under floor heating the screed will now be prepared in situ and poured. Your screeding company will give you advice and guidance on which form of screed is best for your requirements, in line with your intended use of the room area. After the pouring of the screed there will be at least 24 hours (for quick drying and advanced screeds) before you can walk on the surface, and a 72 hours minimum drying time for the laying of any floor coverings. If you are aiming to end up with a nicely finished and durable floor surface you must follow the manufacturer's guidelines with regards to standard and heavy duty screeds where the time period will be longer.

The SR standard of your screed can be ascertained once it has set enough to be stepped onto. Through the use of a 2 metre straight-edge the floor surface is checked for any ridges, deviations and dips in the surface of the screed.

  • SR1 - Over the entire screed area, if there are no deviations greater than 3mm from the straight-edge, then you've got a top quality SR1 specification surface.
  • SR2 - The standard flooring in commercial and industrial builds is classed as SR2 and has a maximum deviation of 5 millimetres across the whole screeded surface.
  • SR3 - For other floors where the finish is relatively unimportant the SR3 is the classification and should have a deviation measurement of 10 millimetres or less.

If you need load bearing checks, a qualified structural engineer is necessary to carry out the testing. Using specialised equipment the engineer will establish the screed strength and suitability of use in a load bearing environment. This can include a "drop hammer test" which records specific data on the strength and flexibility of the screed. Only experienced structural engineers following the British Standards BS8204 guidelines are allowed to conduct these tests and sign off on the structural integrity of screed flooring. (Tags: Floor Screeding Neath, Floor Screeding Services Neath, Floor Screed Neath, Screeding Neath).


Floor screeding services are available in Neath and also nearby in: Baglan, Glais, Cilfrew, Crynant, Resolven, Jersey Marine, Tonmawr, Birchgrove, Bryn, Llandarcy, Skewen, Clydach, Cwmafan, Cimla, Cadoxton, Bryncoch, Briton Ferry, Swansea, Winch Wen, Llansamlet, Tonna, Ponthydyfen, and in these postcodes SA10 7DT, SA10 6TB, SA10 6NQ, SA10 7HQ, SA10 7AR, SA10 7HU, SA10 6BL, SA10 7PG, SA10 7PP, SA10 7FJ. Locally based Neath floor screeders will probably have the postcode SA10 and the telephone dialling code 01639. Verifying this can guarantee you access local floor screeding. Neath property owners will be able to utilise these and lots of other related services.

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Latex Screeds Neath

When the nature of your floor's surface means that a degree of flexibility is required, it will be advantageous to apply 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 cement based powder, and the bottle containing a liquid latex. The latex liquid additive replaces the water that's used in other types of screed, making it quicker drying and more flexible.

This latex compound is used for levelling sub-floors prior to the installation of the final decorative covering. Appropriate for subfloors of concrete, sand/cement, wood, quarry tiles and asphalt, this gives a perfect surface for the application of flooring adhesives that is durable and smooth. If there is any movement in the subfloor this type of screed will produce a flexible, crack-free finish on which to lay your chosen floor coverings.

With "floating" screeds, for example when a screed is being laid on top of a membrane of either acoustic or thermal insulation, latex flooring screeds will not be suitable. Floating screeds with a thickness of 50 to 65 millimetres are usually used on top of underfloor heating. (Tags: Latex Screed Neath, Latex Screeding Neath, Latex Floor Screed Neath, Latex Screeds Neath).

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Screeding Related Tasks Neath

There are a number of different tasks that can be completed by your local Neath floor screeder including sand and cement floor screed, granolithic floor screed Neath, acoustic flooring, screeding repairs, concrete pumping, residential screeding, conservatory screeding, shop floor screeding, floating screed in Neath, self-levelling floor screeding Neath, bonded screed in Neath, factory floor screeding, polished screeding, anhydrite screeds Neath, rapid strength floor screeding, cheap screeding, industrial screeding in Neath, screeding advice, floor screeding tools, fast drying screeds, damp proof membranes in Neath, latex floor screeding, basement floor screeding, substrate floor preparation Neath, floor screed testing Neath, and lots more floor screeding tasks. These are just some of the activities that are handled by those specialising in screeding. Neath contractors will let you know their whole range of services.

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Skip Hire Neath

Although it's exciting to do property revamps or home improvements on your property in Neath, a serious drawback can be getting rid of the waste that's generated after the work is completed. Although in general, floor screeding does not create that much waste, it does depend on the size and scale of your project and the kind of surface that it's being laid on. Depending on who you hire to do the task, some floor screeders will include waste removal within the job quotation and will be quite happy to dispose of it for you.

The most popular technique that property owners in Neath use to get rid of such waste is to rent a skip from a local skip hire company. To match your precise needs, you can choose between a whole range of skip sizes. The capacities of the most widely used skip sizes are skip bags 1-1.5 yards, mini-skips 2-3 yards, midi-skips 4-5 yards, and builders skips 6-8 yards.

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Screeding Enquiries Wales

Wales Screeding Enquiries

Recent Wales floor screeding job posts: Edison and Ayla Hagan recently asked for a price quote for screeding a kitchen floor in Pontycymer. Troy Hutchison and Cadi Hutchison recently enquired about screeding a living room floor in Blaina. Mr and Mrs Rodriguez recently enquired about the possibility of screeding a workshop floor in Ruthin, Wales. Enzo and Erika Parnell recently enquired about screeding a basement floor in Ynysddu, Wales. Mr and Mrs Thompson recently enquired about the possibility of screeding over an old concrete floor in Llandudno, Wales. Jazmine and Teddy Sharp recently enquired about screeding a cellar floor in Coedpoeth. Boris and Liana Garner recently requested a quote for installing underfloor heating and screeding a floor in Gwernaffield Y Waun, Wales. Georgia Mather and Huxley Mather recently enquired about screeding a kitchen and lounge floor in a terraced house in Groeslon, Wales.

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Also find: Baglan floor screeding, Swansea floor screeding, Resolven floor screeding, Cadoxton floor screeding, Tonna floor screeding, Bryncoch floor screeding, Clydach floor screeding, Ponthydyfen floor screeding, Llansamlet floor screeding, Briton Ferry floor screeding, Cwmafan floor screeding, Crynant floor screeding, Cilfrew floor screeding, Jersey Marine floor screeding, Birchgrove floor screeding, Llandarcy floor screeding, Cimla floor screeding, Skewen floor screeding, Tonmawr floor screeding, Glais floor screeding, Bryn floor screeding, Winch Wen screeding services and more. Most of these villages and towns are catered for by companies who do floor screeding. Neath householders can get quotations by clicking here.

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Screeding Around Neath: Over the last year screeded floors were professionally installed in the following Neath streets: The Drive, Dwr Y Felin Road, Tudor Gardens, Tyn Y Graig, Castle Street, Brynawelon, Brook Court, Bank Side, Chain Walk, Croft Road, Bilton Road, Ty Llansawel, Clyne Court, Coed-y-pergyym, Bryn Heulog, Treforgan Road, Adams Walk, Charlesville Place, The Sinnatts, Creswell Road, Brick Row, Bridge Street, Cimla Close, Shelone Road, Chamberlain Road, Tyla Moes, The Croft, Bay View Gardens, Brynhyfryd Road, and in these Wales postcodes: SA10 7DT, SA10 6TB, SA10 6NQ, SA10 7HQ, SA10 7AR, SA10 7HU, SA10 6BL, SA10 7PG, SA10 7PP, SA10 7FJ. These locations recently saw activity by specialists in screeding. Neath business and home owners were given professional and competent floor screeding services in every case.

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(This screeding Neath article was written by S Locke 15-11-21)