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Floor Screeding Rawmarsh South Yorkshire (S62): If you are restoring a property or cellar, are looking to install underfloor heating or have a damaged or uneven floor, then you'll need to find a specialist floor screeding company to help you. Floor screeding provides a smooth finish to a basic sub-base floor, and enables you to lay a suitable flooring material, (tiles, boards, carpets etc) over it. Floor screeding will provide a high quality and durable finish for almost any room.

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Providing an outstanding standard of service, a trustworthy floor screeding company in Rawmarsh will have the necessary know-how, equipment and skills, regardless how small or large the room is that you need to be levelled. After assessing your project they'll advise you about the perfect choice of screed and which method of laying it is most suitable for your circumstances.

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It may be a requirement, contingent on the proposed use of the space, for a structural engineering survey to abide by building regulations on load requirements, point loadings and flex strength of the screed floor.

Skilled and qualified tradesmen are essential to a successful outcome and will extend the life of your floor by making use of the correct sort of screed for the proposed purpose of your room. There are many different types of floor screed and choosing the appropriate mix and laying method is crucial if you are to create a top quality floor that is fit for purpose and long-lasting.

There are several screeding companies in and around Rawmarsh so try to get multiple quotations for your project before choosing a company and know to what standard of finish is it for. The SR (Surface Regularity) finish is the number to look for when studying an estimate from your Rawmarsh screeding contractor. SR1 is the highest level, and whilst SR2 and SR3 may be more cost-effective at first glance, they do not guarantee a totally flat or even surface. Any errors in the screeding can cause problems in laying flooring because of flat spots, ridges, indentations in the surface.

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All Rawmarsh screeding installers have to follow British Standards (BS8204) and ought to have some form of accreditation from screeding material and equipment manufacturers, for instance Flowcrete, Cemfloor, Gypsol. The assessment and training of a floor screeding contractor by a manufacturer is highlighted through the accreditation scheme, and offers assurances of safe working practices and reliability on any flooring project which involves their materials.

Commercial screeders in Rawmarsh will generally undertake floor screeding projects in shopping centres, salons, warehouses, schools, factories and hospitals.


Standard Screeds - This is perfect for regular domestic usage and comprises a mix of cement and sand. Five parts sand to one part cement is the normal mixture for standard screed. This 5:1 ratio standard flooring screed will dry out at a rate of just 1mm per day after applying.

Polymer Screeds - These provide an extremely high level of strength with a minimal thickness. Manufacturer's guidelines for curing times differ across the product ranges.

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

Fibre Reinforced Screed - Used mostly with under floor heating and is the advised choice in such projects. The improved strength and flexibility provided by the special fibres within the screed help protect the floor from cracking and shrinkage due to heat. At approximately one millimetre per day, it has a similar curing rate to standard floor screed.

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Advanced Drying and Fast Drying Screeds - If you need to use the area at the earliest opportunity a fast drying screed can be used. Drying at a rate of 3-7mm, subject to the mix, they're typically a fibre reinforced type of screed and are ideal for flooring projects that have tight schedules.

Liquid or Self-Levelling Screeds - Used to provide a high quality finish, especially in SR1 levels of screeding, by a latex and cement solution. This self-levelling compound provides a smooth and clean surface over a rough substrate or damaged floor to allow all flooring materials to be laid. They can be as little as one millimetre thick, and due to the latex polymers, will still provide high strength.


Preparation is crucial for a high quality screed surface that will be hard wearing and durable. The existing floor surfaces should be thoroughly cleaned to remove any grease, debris, paint and oil that might adversely affect the adhesion of the screed.

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If any products are used during this stage it's crucial to ensure that no residues of detergents or soaps are left on the surface and it's allowed to dry out naturally. At this point cracks need to be repaired since these can easily travel up through a newly laid screed and be reflected in the finished surface. A decent Rawmarsh screeding installer will pick up on these issues during the site survey and make certain that all preparations are complete before moving on to the next stages of the floor screeding process.

A DPM (damp proof membrane) will be installed after the preparation work has been concluded to prevent ground dampness getting into the screeding and floor materials. There may be two or three layers of varying thicknesses of polythene to act as a barrier between the screed and the insulation layer.

A supplementary air-tight barrier might be needed if your building is in a location that's regarded as prone to radon gas emissions. This can be just a simple airtight membrane, or in more serious situations a ventilation and extraction system will need to be installed underneath the screed to draw out any influx of radon gas from ground level.

Once the floor base has been properly prepared and all DPMs installed, a sealant or primer is then put on. These primers and sealers will guarantee the screed bonds perfectly to the base surface and help accomplish a quality finished floor. Due to their specialist nature, only skilled screeders in Rawmarsh should be entrusted with using them correctly, safely and through the use of bespoke equipment for this task.

Before the screeding can be laid, any underfloor heating will now be laid out. Insulation panels can be put in place and the cabling and heating pipes will be securely attached to prevent any movement while the screed is poured. When expertly installed an under floor heating system is an effective way to warm up a room and good quality screeding retains its heat, producing an even heat across the floor.

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The screed can now be mixed and prepared in situ and applied to the base. Your use of the room will assist your screeding specialist on what type of floor screed is best for your requirements. Be aware that even quick drying screeds have a minimum of 24 hours before you can walk over any laid surfaces and at least three days before any flooring can be fitted. If you are laying standard or heavy duty screeds the drying time is longer and you should follow the manufacturer's guidelines so as to get the best possible finish for your floor.

As soon as the screed has solidified it can be checked for quality to verify its SR standard. The standard SR test uses a two metre straight edge to check for any variations in the floor surface.

  • SR1 - Deviations of 3mm or less being measured over the whole floor area shows your screed to be of the best quality and classified as SR1.
  • SR2 - If the screed deviates from the straight edge by five millimetres or less it is classified as SR2 level and is the normal standard for commercial and industrial projects.
  • SR3 - If the deviation is 10mm or less the screeding quality is classed as SR3 and is suitable for utility and garage areas.

There may also be a requirement for a qualified structural engineer to conduct a soundness test. The assessment will make sure that your newly laid screeding is suitable for the load bearing requirements specified in the site survey. This will 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 fully qualified structural engineer following the British Standards BS8204 regulations. (Tags: Screeding Rawmarsh, Floor Screeding Rawmarsh, Floor Screed Rawmarsh, Floor Screeding Services Rawmarsh).

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Floor screeding services are available in Rawmarsh and also in nearby places like: Aldwarke, Kilnhurst, Upper Haugh, Nether Haugh, Higher Stubbin, Greasebrough, Thrybergh, Old Denaby, Parkgate, Dalton, Kimberworth, Hooton Roberts, Hoober, and in these postcodes S62 5DZ, S62 5JJ, S62 5PD, S62 5HX, S62 5NF, S62 5EW, S62 5LJ, S62 5QN, S62 5RP, S62 5AB. Local Rawmarsh floor screeders will probably have the dialling code 01709 and the postcode S62. Checking this will confirm that you are accessing local floor screeding. Rawmarsh homeowners will be able to utilise these and various other related services.

Latex Floor Screeds

When a floor's surface needs a certain amount of flexibility, it might be wise to use a latex screeding. Generally coming in 2 parts, latex screeds comprise a cementitious powder and a liquid latex additive. The liquid latex additive replaces the water that's used in other types of screed, meaning it is quicker drying and more flexible.

Used for levelling sub-floors, this latex product provides a surface for the laying of the final floor finish. Appropriate for substrate of stone tiles, concrete, asphalt, wood and sand/cement, this screeding gives a perfect surface for the application of adhesives that is durable and smooth. If there happens to be any movement in the subfloor this latex floor screed will give you a flexible, crack-free finish on which to lay your final floor coverings.

With "floating" screeds, for example when a screed is being laid on the top of a membrane of thermal or acoustic insulation, latex flooring screeds won't be appropriate. Floating screeds with a thickness of 50-75mm are normally used over underfloor heating.

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There is a range of work that can be accomplished by your local Rawmarsh floor screeder including sand floor screeding, bonded screed, concrete screeding, lightweight floor screeding, floor restoration Rawmarsh, acoustic flooring solutions, garage floor screeding, screed pump hire, concrete moisture testing in Rawmarsh, anhydrite screed in Rawmarsh, acid etching concrete, damp proof membranes Rawmarsh, polished concrete flooring, shop screeding, decorative floor screeding Rawmarsh, rapid dry screeds, screed testing, floor screed repairs, screeding price quotes, floor noise reduction Rawmarsh, floor smoothing compounds Rawmarsh, school floor screeding, concrete pumping, flow screeding, screed flooring, latex floor screeding, granolithic screeding, cheap floor screeding Rawmarsh, pumped screeds, unbonded screed Rawmarsh, underfloor heating installations, subfloor repair, external screeding, industrial floor screeding, floor preparation, and lots more floor screeding tasks. Listed are just a selection of the tasks that are accomplished by those specialising in screeding. Rawmarsh companies will be delighted to keep you abreast of their whole range of screeding services.


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Also find: Greasebrough floor screeding, Kimberworth floor screeding, Upper Haugh floor screeding, Parkgate floor screeding, Hooton Roberts floor screeding, Old Denaby floor screeding, Nether Haugh floor screeding, Kilnhurst floor screeding, Thrybergh floor screeding, Hoober floor screeding, Dalton floor screeding, Aldwarke floor screeding, Higher Stubbin floor screeding and more.

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Other Trades Rawmarsh South Yorkshire: Any time you're thinking of doing improvements to your property in Rawmarsh, South Yorkshire, there's every chance that you will need various different tradesmen over the course of the project, and while you may be currently looking for a local Rawmarsh screeding specialist, you may also require the services of an underfloor heating specialist in Rawmarsh, a bricklayer in Rawmarsh, solid wood flooring in Rawmarsh, a plasterer in Rawmarsh, an electrician in Rawmarsh, gutter cleaning in Rawmarsh, a heating engineer in Rawmarsh, a carpet fitter in Rawmarsh, a floor tiler in Rawmarsh, rubber flooring in Rawmarsh, waste removal in Rawmarsh, a carpenter/joiner in Rawmarsh, a roofer in Rawmarsh, SKIP HIRE Rawmarsh, an odd job man in Rawmarsh, a general builder in Rawmarsh, and more.

Screeding Around Rawmarsh: In the past twelve months screeded floors had been laid in the following Rawmarsh streets: The Gateway, Hawke Close, Pottery Close, Hart Hill, East Avenue, Old Warren Vale, Woodhouse Close, Victoria Road, Whitfield Road, Carlton Road, Middle Avenue, Vesey Street, Henry Court, Cromer Close, Machin Drive, Estate Road, Knapton Avenue, Kay Crescent, Barber's Avenue, Great Eastern Way, Roden Way, Dudley Street, Mulberry Close, Burkinshaw Avenue, Rotherham Road, and in these South Yorkshire postcodes: S62 5DZ, S62 5JJ, S62 5PD, S62 5HX, S62 5NF, S62 5EW, S62 5LJ, S62 5QN, S62 5RP, S62 5AB. Work was accomplished in these locations by specialists in floor screeding. Rawmarsh business and home owners benefited from competent and top notch screeding services.

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(This screeding Rawmarsh article was created on 17-10-2023)