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Floor Screeding New Romney Kent (TN28): If you have an uneven or damaged floor, are aiming to install under floor heating or are restoring a property or basement in your New Romney property, then it's the perfect time to consider contacting a professional floor screeding company. Floor screeding delivers a smooth finish to a coarse sub-base, and will allow you to lay your final layer of flooring material, (boards, carpets, tiles etc) over the top of it. Floor screeding will provide a high quality and durable finish for virtually any room.

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Whatever shape or size of room or area you are remodeling, a local floor screeding specialist in New Romney can supply the experience and correct working practices to generate a perfect base for your flooring. They will be able to advise you on the right type of screed your project requires, and how best to apply and install it.

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They will also assess if a structural engineer is needed to make certain that any load bearing, point loadings and flex strength are followed as laid down in construction and building regulations.

The skills and training that a qualified screeding specialist brings to your project should guarantee a high quality outcome and help in extending the lifetime of your floor or floors. There are many different kinds of screeding and choosing the right mix and installation method is essential to create a top quality floor which is fit for purpose and long-lasting.

Before choosing a screeding specialist from those based in the New Romney area, ask to what standard of finish they are basing their price quote, and also make certain that you get multiple quotations. For residential properties a quote will generally be given for an SR (Surface Regularity) standard of SR1 or SR2. SR2 and SR3 could be cheaper options, although the finished floor surface could have deviations and errors, whilst SR1 guarantees a pretty much perfect quality of finish. Any errors in the screeding (as might occur with SR2 or SR3) may cause issues with laying flooring owing to indentations, flat spots, ridges in the floor surface.

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The rules and regulations laid down in the British Standards BS8204 must be followed by all New Romney floor screeding contractors and they must also be approved by the manufacturers of specialist screeding materials (Flowcrete, Cemfloor, Gypsol etc.) to substantiate their competence and safe working practices. The assessment and training of a floor screeding company by such manufacturers is highlighted by the use of this accreditation scheme, and guarantees safe working practices and reliability on any flooring project involving their materials.

Commercial screeders in New Romney will generally tackle floor screeding projects in schools, factories, shops, pubs, hospitals and warehouses.


Standard Screeds - This is perfect for everyday residential use and is a blend of cement and sand. The ratios involved are five parts sand to one part cement. The standard flooring screed will dry at a rate of 1mm thickness per day.

Fibre Reinforced Screed - Used mostly with under floor heating systems and is the favoured option in these projects. The improved strength and flexibility provided by the fibres within the screed mix help protect the resulting floor from cracking and shrinkage due to heat. It sets at the same rate as a standard screed of one millimetre per day.

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Self-Levelling or Liquid Screeds - A cement and latex solution which can produce the highest standard SR1 finish. The self-levelling compound provides a smooth and level surface over a rough substrate or damaged floor to allow all flooring materials to be laid. These can be as little as 1mm thick, and thanks to the latex polymers, will still provide a high strength finish.

Fast Drying and Advanced Drying Screeds - If you have to use the area ASAP a fast drying screed may be used. These are generally a fibre reinforced kind of screed that dries out at a rate of between three and seven millimetres per day and are used in time critical projects.

Industrial and Heavy Duty Screed - Made for maximum durability and strength on floors where traffic is expected to be high or specific loading of the floor is required.

Polymer Screeds - An extremely high strength solution where a reduced thickness is needed. Polymer screeds are available from many manufacturers and owing to their diverse chemical compositions have distinct curing times for each individual product.


Screeding companies will have to carefully prepare all areas before proceeding with any other work in order to ensure a hard wearing and quality screed flooring. The original floor surface should be thoroughly cleaned to eradicate any debris, paint, grease and oil that might adversely affect the adhesion of the screed.

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If cleaning products have been used it's crucial to remove any residues of soap or detergent, and allow the floor surface to dry naturally. It's vital to fix any crevices or cracks in the floor surface to avoid them being visible and "travelling" upwards into the newly screeded floor. An on-site survey will allow your New Romney screeding specialist to take note of these preparation areas and complete them before starting to apply the screed layer.

A DPM (damp proof membrane) will be applied after the preparation work has been concluded to stop ground dampness affecting the screeding and floor materials. There might be two or three layers of different thickness polythene to act as barriers between the screed and the insulation layer.

If the area where you live is susceptible to radon then one additional barrier is essential to prevent the gas from entering from the ground. If radon is present in large amounts then a complete ventilation and extraction system may be installed underneath the layer of screed which will remove any gases that might seep in from the ground.

As soon as these stages have been completed the screeding company will put on a primer or sealer to the prepared base. Primers and sealers help the bonding process and are special applications specifically designed for the kind of screed that's being applied. These products need experienced contractors to apply them in the correct proportions by using bespoke equipment, such as airless sprays.

If you are going to be installing underfloor heating, this is the time that it will need to be laid out and installed. The heating pipes and cabling are securely attached to insulation panels to prevent any movement and ensure that they're positioned correctly. Underfloor heating is one of the most effective ways to heat a room and an expertly installed system should produce even level of warmth in all areas of the floor.

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The screed can now be mixed and prepared on site and applied to the floor surface. Your screeding company will give you guidance and advice on which form of screed is suitable for your requirements, according to your intended use of the room. For quick drying screeds there'll be at least a 24 hour delay before it is able to be walked on, and a further 72 hours minimum before you are able to lay any flooring materials. Manufacturer's drying guidelines for standard and heavy duty screeds must be followed in order to achieve a quality finish and end up with a stable and long lasting surface.

You can test the SR standard of the finished screed once it's hardened enough for walking on. The standard SR test involves the use of a 2m straight edge to check for any variations in the screeded surface.

  • SR1 - Deviations of three millimetres or less being measured across the whole area shows your screed floor to be of the best quality and categorised as SR1.
  • SR2 - If the floor surface deviates from the straight edge by 5 millimetres or less it is SR2 quality and is the standard for industrial and commercial projects.
  • SR3 - If the deviation is 10 millimetres or less the screed quality is classed as SR3 and is fine for garage and utility areas.

If your screeding has been installed with specific loading in mind then a qualified structural engineer will be necessary to conduct the tests. Using specialised equipment the engineer will establish the screeded surface strength and its suitability for use in a load bearing environment. This can include a "drop hammer test" which records specific data on the flexibility and strength of the screed. Any screed floor that's got load bearing requirements must be sanctioned by a qualified structural engineer heeding the BS8204 regulations. (Tags: Floor Screeding New Romney, Screeding New Romney, Floor Screed New Romney, Floor Screeding Services New Romney).

Floor screeding is available in New Romney and also in nearby places like: Burmarsh, Ivychurch, St Mary in the Marsh, Brookland, Camber, Littlestone, Old Romney, Greatstone, Brenzett, St Marys Bay, Dungeness, and in these postcodes TN28 8TX, TN28 8EY, TN28 8EN, TN28 8TF, TN28 8HQ, TN28 9BL, TN28 8ZN, TN28 8DA, TN28 8FJ, and TN28 8DF. Locally based New Romney floor screeders will probably have the telephone code 01797 and the postcode TN28. Checking this can make certain that you're accessing locally based screeding. New Romney householders are able to utilise these and many other related services. Home and property owners who are in need of floor screeding quotes can just click on the "Quote" banner provided.

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It may be an advantage to use a latex self-levelling screed when a degree of flexibility is necessary in the surface of a floor. Usually coming in 2 parts, latex floor screeds comprise a cement-based smoothing compound, and a liquid latex additive. Where water is normally used in a screed mix, this is replaced with the liquid latex, which makes it quicker drying and more flexible than other types of screed.

This latex compound is used for levelling-out sub-floors in advance of the installation of the final decorative covering. Giving a smooth, resilient surface which is perfect for the application of adhesives, this is is appropriate for use on substrate of concrete, asphalt, wood, quarry tiles and sand/cement. If your subfloor has a bit of movement in it, this latex floor screed will give you a crack-free, flexible finish, on which your final floor coverings can sit.

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

Screed Floor Removal New Romney

Renovation and construction often require screed floor removal. This is the process of stripping away existing layers of screed from surfaces. This procedure is essential for the upgrading or refurbishment of a floor. It prepares the surface for the new flooring material or other modifications.

Skilled contractors with experience in screed floor removal play a vital role in completing this complex work. The safe and efficient elimination of the old screed is what sets the stage for a new lease of life for your floor, and their competence guarantees that this happens. The immense significance of this fresh start isn't limited to repairs, upgrades or changes in design.

Removing a screed floor requires specialist equipment and techniques, adapted to the specific job. To proceed, one must carefully assess the existing screed type, thickness, and the surface it's being applied to. Removal that is successful with minimal damage to the underlying structure is achieved through careful attention to detail.

A key benefit of removing screed flooring is the chance to fix any issues that have developed over the years. When the old layer of screed is damaged, uneven, or otherwise compromised, removing it allows for a thorough inspection of the substrate. This assessment enables flooring specialists to rectify any structural challenges before proceeding with the installation of new flooring materials. (22264 - Floor Screed Removal New Romney)

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Also find: St Marys Bay floor screeding, Camber floor screeding, Old Romney floor screeding, Greatstone floor screeding, Brookland floor screeding, Dungeness floor screeding, St Mary in the Marsh floor screeding, Burmarsh floor screeding, Brenzett floor screeding, Ivychurch floor screeding, Littlestone floor screeding and more. Screeding services are available in the majority of these areas. These experienced specialists, by virtue of their know-how and expertise, are capable of delivering top-quality flooring services. In the realm of screeding for both commercial and domestic properties, they're highly skilled, guaranteeing fine quality work. For local homeowners seeking screeding services, it's a quick and simple process to obtain quotes and gather information. All you need to do is click here.

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(This screeding New Romney article was compiled on 04-04-2024)

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