Floor Screeding Platt Bridge

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Floor Screeding Platt Bridge Greater Manchester (WN2): When you're upgrading your Platt Bridge home that has uneven or damaged floors, or maybe converting a basement or cellar into a useful living space, a professional floor screeding company will be able to help with your home improvements. Floor screeding provides a smooth, level finish to a basic sub-base, and will allow you to lay a suitable flooring material, (boards, tiles, carpets etc) over it. Floor screeding provides a high quality and durable finish for any room.

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Whatever size room you are remodeling, a floor screeding specialist in Platt Bridge will be able to supply the experience and correct working practices to establish the perfect base for your flooring. They'll be able to assess the project and verify the correct kind of screed you require and how best to apply it.

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The screeding company will also let you know if a structural engineer is required for your undertaking, in order to identify load bearing, point loadings and flex strength that your flooring might require to conform with building regulations and British Standards.

Qualified and skilled tradespeople are necessary for a successful result and will extend your floor's lifespan through the use of the correct kind of screed for your room's intended purpose. There are many types of screeding and picking the right mix and installation approach is crucial if you are to create a quality floor that's hard-wearing and fit for purpose.

There are many screeding companies in and around Platt Bridge so try to get multiple quotes for your screeding project before selecting a company and know to what standard of finish it's for. The SR (Surface Regularity) finish is the figure to look for when receiving a quote from Platt Bridge screeding companies. SR2 and SR3 might be cheaper options, although the finished floor surface could have deviations and errors, whilst SR1 guarantees a pretty much perfect quality of finish. This means that you may have to rectify any patches that may cause issues when putting down your finished flooring solution.

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British Standards BS8204 lays down the guidelines and regulations that all Platt Bridge screeding contractors must follow, and if working with specialist screeding solutions, (Gypsol, Flowcrete, Cemfloor etc), they must be approved by the manufacturers as being skilled and trained in their use. The training and testing of a floor screeding contractor by such manufacturers is underlined through this accreditation scheme, and offers assurances of safe working practices and reliability on any project which involves their materials.

Commercial screeders in Platt Bridge will usually tackle screeding projects in restaurants, shops, hospitals, schools, warehouses and factories.


Standard Screeds - A mixture of sand and cement which is perfect for standard domestic use. This mixture comprises a 5:1 ratio of sand to cement. This 5 to 1 ratio standard screed will dry out at a rate of just 1mm per day after application.

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Self-Levelling or Liquid Screeds - When a high standard of finish is necessary this solution of cement and latex is used to achieve SR1 level screed flooring. The self-levelling compound provides a smooth and level surface over a rough substrate or damaged floor to allow all sorts of flooring materials to be laid. They can be as little as one millimetre thick, and because of the latex polymers, will still provide high strength.

Polymer Screeds - A high strength solution where a reduced thickness is essential. Owing to their different chemical compositions, polymer screeds have varying curing times which you can verify by viewing manufacturer's product guidelines.

Fibre Reinforced Screed - The professional's choice for residential use over the top of under floor heating. The greater flex and strength provided by the fibres within this screed mix help protect the resulting floor from thermal shrinkage and cracking. At roughly one millimetre per day, it has an identical setting rate to standard floor screed.

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

Fast Drying and Advanced Drying Screeds - If you have to use the area in question as quickly as possible a fast drying screed may be used. The majority of the fast or advanced drying screeds are fibre reinforced and are perfect for a wide range of flooring projects where the speedier curing rate of 3-7mm/day is a considerable advantage.


To make certain the screeding is of a good quality finish that's durable and hard wearing, time should be spent on fully preparing the area before any screeding material is poured. The existing floor surface should be cleaned to eradicate any oil, paint, grease and debris which might affect the bond of the screed.

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If cleaning products have been used it is vital to remove any traces of detergent or soap, and leave the floor surface to dry naturally. If screeding over a stone or cement floor then all cracks should be repaired to stop them from "travelling" through your screed layer and producing imperfections on the final surface. An on-site survey will allow your Platt Bridge screeding installer to highlight this preparation work and tackle it before beginning to pour the screeding.

A damp proof membrane (DPM) will be applied after the preparation work has been done to prevent ground moisture affecting the screed and floor materials. There may be two or three layers of varying thickness polythene to act as barriers between the screed and the insulation layer.

A supplementary airtight barrier may be necessary if your home or business premises is in an area which is known to be susceptible to radon gas. This could be as simple as an airtight membrane, or in more serious cases a ventilation and extraction system is installed underneath the screed to extract any influx of radon gas from the ground.

As soon as the base has been properly prepared and all DPMs installed, a sealant or primer is then put on. A primer assists in the screed bonding process to the base and membranes and different types exist according to which kind of screed is being applied. These substances require qualified tradesmen to apply them in the correct ratios by using airless sprays and other tailor-made equipment.

This is the time that under floor heating can be installed and laid out in the correct manner. The heating pipes and cabling are securely attached to insulation panels to prevent any movement and make sure they're held in the correct position. Underfloor heating is one of the most effective ways to heat a room and a professionally installed system will deliver even warmth in all areas of the floor.

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The screeding can now be prepared in situ and spread onto the base. Your screeding contractor will give you guidance and advice on which screed type is best for your requirements, in line with your intended use of the room. For quick drying screeds there'll be at least a 24 hour delay before it can be walked on, and a further 72 hours minimum before you are able to install any flooring materials. If you are looking to wind up with a well finished and hard-wearing floor surface you must follow the manufacturer's guidelines with regards to standard and heavy duty screeds where the time period will be increased.

As soon as the screed has hardened it can be checked for quality to verify the SR level. The test involves the use of a two metre long straight-edge laid on the floor surface and any fluctuations from true are measured.

  • SR1 - SR1 is the best quality and permits only 3 millimetres of disparity from the straight-edge.
  • SR2 - SR2 is for normal standard industrial and commercial floors and can deviate from the straight-edge by as much as 5 millimetres.
  • SR3 - SR3 is utility standard where a quality finish is not needed. This level can have a maximum permissible deviation depth of 10mm.

If your screed floor has been installed with particular loading in mind then a qualified structural engineer will be needed to carry out the tests. The assessment will make certain that your newly laid screed is viable for the load point requirements specified in the site survey. An assessment called the drop hammer test will be performed on several areas of the screed and the outcomes recorded. Only trained structural engineers heeding the BS8204 regulations are allowed to conduct such tests and sign off on the structural integrity of a screed floor. (Tags: Screeding Platt Bridge, Floor Screed Platt Bridge, Floor Screeding Platt Bridge, Floor Screeding Services Platt Bridge).

Floor screeding services are available in Platt Bridge and also in: Firs Lane, Abram, Bamfurlong, Plank Lane, Hindley Green, Spring View, Ince-in-Makerfield, Bickershaw, Bryn Gates, Stubshaw Cross, Westleigh, Hindley, Bryn, Marus Bridge, Poolstock, Edge Green, Goose Green, Worsley Mesnes, and in these postcodes WN2 3TY, WN2 5NH, WN2 5BE, WN2 5JH, WN2 3TS, WN2 3TU, WN2 5BJ, WN2 5DJ, WN2 3TX, WN2 3UH. Locally based Platt Bridge floor screeders will probably have the postcode WN2 and the telephone code 01942. Checking this will confirm that you are accessing local screeding. Platt Bridge householders are able to benefit from these and various other comparable services.

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When the make-up of your floor's surface means that a certain amount of flexibility is necessary, it may be best to apply a latex self-levelling screeding, rather than one with a more rigid finish. A latex floor screed comes in two parts, a bag and a bottle, with the bag containing a cement based powder, and the bottle containing a liquid latex mixture. Latex screeds are more flexible and quicker drying than standard screeds, as the water that's normally used is replaced with the liquid latex.

This latex screed compound is used to level-out a sub-floor prior to the final decorative surface being laid. Providing a smooth and durable surface that is ideal for the application of adhesives, this screed is is suitable for use on sub-floors of asphalt, sand/cement, wood, quarry tiles and concrete. This type of latex floor screed will produce a crack-free, flexible finish, even if there is movement in your sub-floor.

When using a "floating" screed, for example when screeding is being laid over the top of underfloor heating, thicknesses of 50 to 65 millimetres may be desirable, and latex screeds aren't appropriate for this purpose.

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When you are doing any kind of restoration work on your property or house in Platt Bridge, there is bound to be a certain amount of waste produced which will need to be removed. While floor screeding isn't one of those projects that generally produces lots of waste, that's not always the case, and it will depend on the size and scale of your installation. When you get your quotes you should ask if waste removal has been included, otherwise you will have to make arrangements to do this yourself.

Regardless of whether the tradesperson is sorting this out or you're doing it yourself, hiring a skip will usually be the best waste removal solution. Various sizes of skip are available to accommodate the amount of waste that you have. Most skip hire companies provide mini-skips, midi-skips, builders skips and roll-on-roll-off skips, and for different projects skip bags are also available.

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Also find: Hindley Green screeding, Hindley screeding, Bickershaw screeding, Poolstock screeding, Bryn Gates screeding, Bamfurlong screeding, Marus Bridge screeding, Firs Lane screeding, Goose Green screeding, Stubshaw Cross screeding, Bryn screeding, Edge Green screeding, Ince-in-Makerfield screeding, Worsley Mesnes screeding, Plank Lane screeding, Spring View screeding, Abram screeding, Westleigh screeding services and more. All these areas are served by companies who do screeding. Platt Bridge householders can get screeding estimates by going here.

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Screeding Around Platt Bridge: Floor screeding has recently been required in these Platt Bridge roads - Sherwood Court, Wyredale Close, Cheviot Walk, Sherwood Way, Aspinall Street, Liverpool Road, Cumbrian Close, Stephen Street, Bar Street, Dunster Close, Springbank Gardens, Elizabethan Walk, Ridyard Street, Lily Lane, Crompton Street, Stratton Drive, Croal Avenue, Wright Street, Waterford Close, Mersey Road, Dartington Road, Bank Street, Ingram Street, Westcroft, Morano Drive, Queen Street, as well as the following Platt Bridge area postcodes: WN2 3TY, WN2 5NH, WN2 5BE, WN2 5JH, WN2 3TS, WN2 3TU, WN2 5BJ, WN2 5DJ, WN2 3TX, WN2 3UH. These areas recently saw activity by experts in screeding. Platt Bridge householders enjoyed dependable and top notch screeding services in all cases.

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(This screeding Platt Bridge article was generated on 08-09-2022)