Floor Screeding Parkeston

Parkeston Screeding & Floor Levelling Services

Floor Screeding Parkeston Essex (CO12): If you have an uneven or damaged floor, are looking to install under floor heating or are restoring a property or basement in your Parkeston property, then it's time to think about hiring a professional floor screeder. Floor screeding gives a smooth finish to a rough sub-base floor, and allows you to lay a suitable flooring material, (tiles, boards, carpets etc) over the top of it. The screeding is a vital procedure to ensure a durable and quality finish to the whole floor structure.

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Whatever size room or area you are remodeling, a decent screeding company in Parkeston will supply the expertise and correct working practices to establish the perfect base for your floors. After evaluating your project they'll give you advice about the perfect choice of screed and which strategy for applying it is most suited to your circumstances.

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They will also assess if a structural engineer is required to ensure any load bearing, flex strength and point loadings are met as laid down in construction and building regulations.

The skills and training that a screeding specialist brings to your project will guarantee a high quality outcome and help to prolong the lifespan of your floor or floors. A correct mix of screed and the techniques used for laying it are also critical to guarantee the final intergrity of your floor.

Before deciding on a floor screeding company from those based in the Parkeston area, ask to what standard of finish they are basing their price quote, and also make certain that you get multiple quotations. The SR (Surface Regularity) finish is the number to watch out for when reviewing a quotation from Parkeston screeding companies. SR2 and SR3 could be cheaper options, however the floor screeding finish could have errors and deviations, whilst SR1 guarantees a pretty much perfect finish. An SR2 or SR3 standard could mean there are flat spots or ridges that may cause problems when putting down your final floor surface.

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The regulations and guidelines set out in in the British Standards BS8204 have to be observed by all Parkeston floor screeding contractors and they must also be accredited by the manufacturers of any specialist screeding materials (Flowcrete, Gypsol, Cemfloor etc.) to substantiate their safe working practices and competence. A contractor holding accreditation shows they have been trained and assessed in the use of these screeding products and can provide a top notch service in all areas of their installation.

Parkeston commercial screeders could be involved in screeding floors in hospitals, schools, restaurants, shopping centres, warehouses and factories.


Standard Screeds - This is okay for regular domestic usage and comprises a combination of cement and sand. The ratios involved in standard screeds are five parts sand to one part cement. After being laid a standard screed sets at a rate of just 1mm/day.

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

Fibre Reinforced Screed - The expert's choice for residential use on top of under floor heating. The increased strength and flex provided by the special fibres within this screed help protect the floor from thermal shrinkage and cracking. It dries out at the same rate as a standard screed of 1mm per day.

Self-Levelling or Liquid Screeds - Used to produce a high quality finish, especially in SR1 levels of screeding, by a cement and latex solution. This is primarily used to produce a smooth, clean floor over a damaged or poor quality substrate and enables all types of flooring materials to be used. These can be as little as one millimetre thick, and because of the latex polymers, will still provide high strength.

Polymer Screeds - Provides an extremely high level of strength with a lower thickness. Maker's guidelines for curing times are different across the product ranges.

Advanced Drying and Fast Drying Screeds - If there is a need to progress urgently with the work because of time constraints, this screed dries much quicker than standard flooring screeds. Most of the fast or advanced drying screeds are fibre reinforced and are perfect for a wide array of projects where the quicker drying rate of 3-7mm is a welcome advantage.


Good preparation is vital for a high quality screed surface that will be durable and hard wearing. The existing floor surface should be thoroughly cleaned to eradicate any grease, debris, paint and oil which can affect the bond of the screeding.

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Any cleansing products used during this process should leave no residues, and the floor base must be allowed to dry out naturally. It's vital to repair any cracks in the base to avoid them being reflected and "travelling" up into the newly screeded floor. An on-site survey will enable your Parkeston screeding company to pinpoint these preparation areas and finish them before commencing to apply the screed layer.

Before any screeding can be poured a DPM (damp proof membrane) will have to be installed to protect the final flooring and screed from moisture damage. Different thicknesses of specialised polythene may be used as a damp proof membrane and also serve as a barrier for the screed and any insulation panels.

If your home is situated in a place where radon gas is present an extra barrier layer is necessary to prevent radon gas from entering. If radon is present in large amounts then a complete ventilation system might be needed under the screed which will extract any gases that might seep in from the ground.

Once the floor base has been prepared and all DPMs installed, a sealant or primer is then applied. These sealers and primers will ensure the screed bonds perfectly to the floor base and help to create a top quality finished floor. These products require qualified contractors to apply them in the correct ratios by using airless sprays and other bespoke equipment.

Before any screed can be laid, any under floor heating (if required) will now be laid out. Insulation panels will be arranged and the cables and heating pipes will be securely attached to prevent any movement while the screed is being poured. When professionally installed an underfloor heating system is an effective way to warm a room and high quality screed retains its heat, producing an even heat across the floor.

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Obviously, if you are not putting in underfloor heating, you simply skip this step and get on with applying the floor screed. The requirements of the room will determine the form of screeding that is used. For advanced and quick drying screeds there'll be at least twenty four hours delay before it can be walked over, and a further Three days minimum before any flooring material can be fitted. Manufacturer's drying guidelines for standard and heavy duty screeds should be followed so as to achieve a quality finish and end up with a stable and long lasting floor surface.

The SR level of your screed can be confirmed once it has solidified sufficiently to be stepped onto. Through the use of a 2m straight-edge the surface is checked for any ridges, dips and deviations in the surface of the screed.

  • SR1 - Disparities of three millimetres or less as measured across the entire floor area shows your screeding to be of the highest quality and classed as SR1.
  • SR2 - SR2 is for standard floors in commercial and industrial projects and can deviate from the straight-edge by up to 5mm.
  • SR3 - For utility floors where the finish is fairly immaterial the SR3 is the classification and has a deviation measurement of 10 millimetres or less.

If you need to check the screeded floor for load bearing, a qualified structural engineer is required to perform the tests. Using specialised equipment the engineer will establish the screed strength and its suitability for use in a load bearing setting. A drop hammer test will be performed on different areas of the screed and the outcomes recorded. The specialist measurement and testing tools required mean that this can only be undertaken by a certified structural engineer heeding the guidelines of the British Standards BS8204. (Tags: Floor Screeding Parkeston, Floor Screeding Services Parkeston, Floor Screed Parkeston, Screeding Parkeston).

Floor screeding services are available in Parkeston and also nearby in: Wrabness, Erwarton, Upper Dovercourt, Dovercourt, Harkstead, Stones Green, Shop Corner, Parkeston Quay, Bradfield Heath, Tendring, Wix, Shotley, and in these postcodes CO12 4PB, CO12 4AP, CO12 4BL, CO12 4SU, CO12 4SS, CO12 4PH, CO12 4SL, CO12 4PY, CO12 4SG, CO12 4HD. Locally based Parkeston floor screeders will probably have the telephone code 01255 and the postcode CO12. Checking this should guarantee you access locally based floor screeding. Parkeston householders can utilise these and countless other floor related services.

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When a degree of flexibility is necessary in the surface of a floor you may find that the employment of a latex self-levelling floor screed will be best. Latex floor screed comes in two parts, a bottle and a bag, with the bag containing a cemetitious powder, and the bottle containing a liquid latex additive. Latex screeds are quicker drying and more flexible than standard screeds, because the water that's normally used is exchanged for the latex liquid.

Used for levelling subfloors, this latex product creates a surface for the laying of your chosen floor finishes. This is suitable for substrate made of concrete, sand/cement, asphalt, wood or stone tiles, is ideal for the application of flooring adhesives and gives a resilient and smooth surface. If your subfloor has any movement in it, this latex screed will still produce a crack-free, flexible finish, on which your final floor coverings can be laid.

With a "floating" screed, for example when a screed is being laid on top of a layer of either thermal or acoustic insulation, latex floor screeds will not be a suitable choice. Floating screeds with a depth of 50-75mm are normally used over underfloor heating. (Tags: Latex Floor Screed Parkeston, Latex Screeding Parkeston, Latex Screeds Parkeston, Latex Screed Parkeston).

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There is a variety of work that can be carried out by your local Parkeston floor screeder including garage floor screeding, commercial floor screeding in Parkeston, school floor screeding in Parkeston, floor resurfacing, underfloor insulation, concrete toppings Parkeston, floor levelling Parkeston, sand screeds in Parkeston, polished screed flooring, underfloor heating installations in Parkeston, anhydrite floor screeding in Parkeston, lightweight floor screeding, damp proof membranes, structural screeds, cheap screeding, screeding advice, floor smoothing compounds, concrete pumping, kitchen floors, floating screed, conservatory floor screeding, screed bathroom floors Parkeston, fast-dry floor screeds, waterproof floor screeding, thin bed floor screeding Parkeston, screeding quotations in Parkeston, floor noise dampening, screed flooring, bonded concrete floor screeding in Parkeston, final floor finishes, basement floor screeding, pumped floor screeds, floor preparation services, and more floor screeding tasks. Listed are just a selection of the duties that are accomplished by those installing screeding. Parkeston providers will be happy to tell you about their full range of services.

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With most home improvements or property revamps in Parkeston, a fair amount of waste will be generated, and you'll need to make allowances for this during the planning stage. Varying amounts of waste will result from screeding, depending on your specific circumstances. If waste removal isn't included in the job quote, you will need to organise this yourself, as quite a few screeding contractors don't have the facility to do this.

If you're like most householders in Parkeston, you'll hire a skip to dispose of this waste. You'll need to pick the correct size skip, since there are various different sizes on offer. The capacities of the most widely used skips are skip bags 1-1.5 yd³, mini-skips 2-3 yd³, midi-skips 4-5 yd³, and builders skips 6-8 yd³.

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Latest Essex floor screeding job posts: Aron and Ella-Rose Ross recently enquired about the possibility of screeding the floor of a cellar in Bradwell on Sea. Ralph Iles recently asked for a quotation for screeding the floor of a living room in a bungalow in Copford, Essex. Aria Goulding in Maylandsea was trying to find local floor screeding companies nearby. Jonah and Meghan Harman recently asked for a quotation for screeding the floor of a workshop in Bradfield, Essex. Adriana Frampton recently asked for an estimate for installing underfloor heating and screeding a floor in Great Bentley. Katelyn Mcintosh and Ricardo Mcintosh recently asked for a quotation for screeding the floor of an extension in Tolleshunt Knights, Essex. Brodie and Cleo Newman recently enquired about screeding a basement floor in Great Horkesley. Ezekiel Main and Amelia-Grace Main recently asked for a quotation for screeding a garage floor in a terraced house in Stock. These Essex home owners searched for "floor screeding Essex" and found this webpage on either Bing, Google or Yahoo.


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Also find: Upper Dovercourt screeding, Erwarton screeding, Tendring screeding, Dovercourt screeding, Bradfield Heath screeding, Harkstead screeding, Wix screeding, Stones Green screeding, Shop Corner screeding, Shotley screeding, Wrabness screeding, Parkeston Quay screeding services and more. All these locations are catered for by companies who do screeding. Parkeston property owners can get quotations by clicking here.

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Other Trades Parkeston Essex: When your Parkeston property is in need of remodeling or improvements, numerous different tradesmen may be needed to complete the task, and even though your current search is for floor screeding in Parkeston, Essex, you could also need the expertise of an odd job man in Parkeston, a home improvement expert in Parkeston, a plasterer in Parkeston, a carpet layer in Parkeston, driveway cleaning in Parkeston, a carpenter/joiner in Parkeston, a floor tiler in Parkeston, linoleum flooring in Parkeston, vinyl flooring in Parkeston, a bricklayer in Parkeston, SKIP HIRE Parkeston, waste removal in Parkeston, a roofer in Parkeston, a heating engineer in Parkeston, an underfloor heating specialist in Parkeston, an electrician in Parkeston, and quite possibly others.

Screeding Around Parkeston: Households in Harcourt Avenue, Brooklyn Road, Albemarle Street, Hazelville Close, Chase Lane, Albert Street, Promenade, Vaux Avenue, Arderne Close, Keynes Way, Maria Street, Hordle Place, High Street, Little Church Street, Gravel Hill Way, Vienna Close, Cook Close, Oulton Close, Artillery Drive, Dove Crescent, Kilmaine Road, Lower Marine Parade, Fronk's Road, Gordon Way, Witch Elm, Ramsey Road, Jamestown Close, Stour Road, Lynton Close, have needed floor screeding just recently. Screeding work was also done in these Parkeston area postcodes: CO12 4PB, CO12 4AP, CO12 4BL, CO12 4SU, CO12 4SS, CO12 4PH, CO12 4SL, CO12 4PY, CO12 4SG, CO12 4HD. Work was done in these places by experts in screeding. Parkeston home and business owners received dependable and professional floor screeding services on every occasion.

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(This screeding Parkeston article was compiled on 12-03-2023)