Floor Screeding Silsden

Silsden Screeding & Floor Levelling Services

Floor Screeding Silsden West Yorkshire (BD20): A professional floor screeder can level a damaged or uneven floor, assist with renovations or help install under floor heating on your Silsden property, when needed. Floor screeding provides a smooth finish to a coarse sub-base floor, and enables you to lay a suitable flooring material, (carpets, boards, tiles etc) on top of it. Floor screeding can provide a durable, quality floor surface for any room.

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It matters not how large or small the area you need levelling, a trustworthy floor screeding contractor in Silsden will have the appropriate skills, know-how and equipment to give you an outstanding standard of service. After a meticulous assessment of your flooring project, they will be able to inform you about which method of laying is most effective for your situation, and which is the ideal screed to use.

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They will in addition assess if a structural engineer is necessary to make certain any load requirements, flex strength and point loadings are satisfied as outlined by building and construction regulations.

A qualified and skilled work force is essential to a successful result and will extend your floor's lifespan by making use of the correct kind of screed for the proposed purpose of your room. The correct blend of screed and the way it is laid is also critical to ensure the ultimate intergrity of your floor.

Make sure that you get 2 or 3 quotations for your Silsden floor screeding project and also ask what standard of finish each estimate is for. The price quote may be based on what's known as the SR, or Surface Regularity figure. Each of the 3 SR levels deliver different standards of finish, with SR1 being the highest quality, with the smallest amount of deviation over the surface area. This could mean that you may need to correct any patches that might cause problems when laying your final flooring solution.

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British Standards BS8204 lays out the guidelines and regulations that all Silsden screeding companies must follow, and if working with specialist screeding solutions, (Cemfloor, Gypsol, Flowcrete etc), they must be certified by the manufacturers as being skilled and trained in their use. The testing and training of a floor screeding company by such manufacturers is emphasised by the use of the accreditation scheme, and guarantees reliability and safe working practices on any screeding project which involves their materials.

Commercial screeders in Silsden will probably tackle floor screeding projects in hospitals, hotels, factories, warehouses, schools and shops.


Standard Screeds - This is acceptable for regular residential use and comprises a mix of sand and cement. The standard screed is a mixture of 5 parts sand to one cement. This 5 to 1 ratio standard screed will dry out at a rate of one millimetre per day after applying.

Polymer Screeds - When a lower thickness of floor is needed due to building factors, a polymer screed offers a high strength solution to this situation. The drying times vary according to proprietary product guidelines.

Advanced Drying and Fast Drying Screeds - If there's a need to use the area in question as quickly as possible a fast drying screed can be utilised. They are generally a fibre reinforced type of screed that dries out at a rate of between 3-7mm/day per day and are used in time critical projects.

Liquid or Self-Levelling Screeds - When the highest possible standard of finish is necessary this mixture of latex and cement is used to achieve SR1 level screed flooring. Largely used to finish off a damaged floor or poor substrate level so as to lay a new flooring surface, such as tiles over it. They can be as little as one millimetre thick, and because of the latex polymers, will still provide a high strength finish.

Fibre Reinforced Screed - The favoured option where underfloor heating is being installed in domestic homes in Silsden. The greater flexibility and strength provided by the fibres in the screed help protect the resulting floor from thermal cracking and shrinkage. It dries at the same rate as a standard screed, at about one millimetre per day.

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Industrial and Heavy Duty Screed - Designed for maximum strength and durability in places where traffic is high or specific loading of the floor is required.


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

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If cleansing products have been used it's vital to remove any residues of soap, detergent etc, and allow the surface to dry naturally. It's essential to fix any cracks or crevices in the surface to stop them being mirrored and "travelling" upwards into your newly screeded floor. During a site survey your Silsden screeding installer will notice what preparations are required before any actual screeding work commences.

To protect the flooring materials and screed layer from moisture rising up through the ground, a damp proof membrane (DPM) will have to be installed. The damp proof membrane is made of thick polythene and various layers may be used to act as a moisture barrier for the screed.

If your home is situated in a place where radon is found an extra barrier layer is essential to prevent radon gas from seeping through. An air-tight membrane could be suitable in areas with relatively low radon emissions, however in more extreme cases there might need to be a more complex extraction and ventilation system to remove any harmful radon gas.

The final stage of surface preparation is the painting or spraying of a sealer or primer. Sealers and primers assist with the bonding process and are special applications according to the kind of screed that is being applied. Equipment such as airless sprays can be used to apply a primer or sealant, which should be done by qualified screeding contractors in Silsden following the manufacturer's guidelines and safety advice.

Now is the time that under floor heating can be installed and laid out in the correct way. The under floor heating system is laid out in the correct pattern and firmly attached to insulation panels to avoid potential movement during screed pouring process. Under floor heating is one of the most effective ways to heat a room and a skillfully installed system should produce even level of warmth all over the floor.

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The screed can now be prepared on site and poured onto the base. The particular requirements of the room will dictate the sort of screeding used. Remember that even quick drying and advanced screeds have a minimum of 24 hours before you can walk over any screeded surface and at least seventy two hours before any flooring can be fitted. This period is increased for standard and heavy duty screeds and the manufacture's product guidelines must be followed to the letter to produce the best finish and longevity of the floor.

The SR level of your screeding can be ascertained once it's hardened enough to be walked upon. The standard SR test involves the use of a 2m long straight-edge to check for any variations in the floor surface.

  • SR1 - Over the entire area, if there are no disparities greater than three millimetres from the straight-edge, you've got a top specification SR1 standard surface.
  • SR2 - The standard flooring in commercial and industrial builds is classed as SR2 and has a maximum possible deviation of 5mm across the entire screeded surface.
  • SR3 - SR3 is utility standard where a quality finish isn't needed. This specification can have a maximum permissible deviation of ten millimetres.

It may also be necessary for a qualified structural engineer to perform a soundness test. Using specialised equipment the structural engineer will ascertain the screeded surface strength and its suitability for use in a load bearing setting. The screeding will be given what is known as a "drop hammer test" to gauge flexibility and strength at various points. The precise testing and measurement tools mean this can only be carried out by a certified structural engineer obeying the guidelines of the British Standards BS8204. (Tags: Floor Screed Silsden, Floor Screeding Silsden, Floor Screeding Services Silsden, Screeding Silsden).

Floor screeding services are available in Silsden and also in nearby places like: Sutton-in-Craven, Glusburn, Addingham, Steeton, Beamsley, Farnhill, Kildwick, Draughton, Bradley, Cowling, Cononley, Riddlesden, Eastburn, Cross Hills, and in these postcodes BD20 0LP, BD20 0BB, BD20 0FB, BD20 0EP, BD20 0EL, BD20 0AP, BD20 0AX, BD20 0DQ, BD20 0EX, BD20 0BZ. Local Silsden floor screeders will likely have the dialling code 01535/01274 and the postcode BD20. Checking this will make sure that you access local screeding. Silsden home and business owners will be able to benefit from these and various other comparable services.

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When the nature of your floor's surface means that a level of flexibility is required, it will be advantageous to use a latex screed, rather than one with an unyielding finish. A latex floor screed comes in two parts, a bottle and a bag, with the bag containing a cement powder, and a bottle that contains a liquid latex mixture. The latex liquid additive replaces the water that is used in normal screeds, making it more flexible and quicker drying.

Before the installation of your chosen decorative covering, this latex product is used for levelling subfloors. This is appropriate for use on sub-floors of wood, concrete, sand/cement, asphalt and quarry tiles, to provide a durable, smooth surface which is perfect for the application of adhesives. Even where there's a bit of movement on your sub-floor, this latex screeding will give you a flexible, crack-free finish.

When an unbonded screed is being laid over a membrane of either acoustic or thermal insulation (i.e. a "floating" screed), latex floor screeds aren't a suitable choice, because in this instance (usually when screeding on top of underfloor heating), you will likely require a thickness of 50-65mm.

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There is a variety of work that can be accomplished by your local Silsden floor screeder including final floor finishes Silsden, underfloor heating installation, pumped floor screeds, screeding repairs in Silsden, underfloor insulation in Silsden, external screeding, domestic screeding, bonded screed, anhydrite screeding, thin bed floor screeding Silsden, industrial screeding, sand and cement floor screed, waterproof screeding in Silsden, floor noise reduction in Silsden, wet room floors in Silsden, acoustic flooring solutions, cheap screeding, floor screed testing, floor levelling, floor screeding, fast-dry screeds, liquid screeds, concrete pumping, floor resurfacing, substrate floor preparation, bonded concrete floor screeding, conservatory floor screeding, concrete screed, polished floor screeding, floor smoothing compounds, concrete floor toppings, professional floor levelling services in Silsden, and lots more floor screeding tasks. These are just a selection of the tasks that are handled by those specialising in screeding. Silsden providers will be delighted to keep you abreast of their whole range of services.

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When you're carrying out any almost renovation work on your property or house in Silsden, there is bound to be a fair amount of waste produced that will need to be taken away. Whether or not a lot of waste is created by your screeding work will be determined by the specifics of your particular project, sometimes there will be a lot of waste, sometimes not much at all. In many instances the tradesperson you're employing will gladly take away the waste that's produced in the course of the work, but be warned - quite a few of them certainly don't!

One of the simplest and most hassle-free ways to get rid of this waste is to hire a skip. Skips come in various different depending on your requirements, and choosing which skip to hire is important. Skips come in the following forms: skip bags (1-1.5 cubic yards), mini-skips (2-3 cubic yards), midi-skips (4-5 cubic yards), builders skips (6-8 cubic yards), roll-on roll-off skips (20-25 cubic yards).

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Latest West Yorkshire floor screeding job requests: Olivia-Rose and Ralphie Darby recently asked for a quotation for screeding over an old concrete floor in Denby Dale. Ernest and Aairah Batchelor recently enquired about the possibility of screeding a property extension floor in Eastburn. Mollie Oneill was searching for floor screeders near Oxenhope, West Yorkshire. Mason Corcoran recently enquired about the possibility of screeding the whole ground floor of a semi-detached house in Low Ackworth. Haider Chaplin from Ripponden asked "is there anybody who does floor screeding near me?". Safiyyah and Tudor Mcgill recently enquired about screeding a kitchen floor in a cottage in Linthwaite. Mylo Gallagher recently requested an estimate for screeding the floor of a kitchen and lounge in a bungalow in Kirkheaton. Amanah Knowles recently enquired about screeding a floor and installing underfloor heating in Kirkburton. All of these West Yorkshire property owners conducted a search for "floor screeding West Yorkshire" and discovered this web page on Google or some similar search engine.


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Also find: Cowling floor screeding, Sutton-in-Craven floor screeding, Cross Hills floor screeding, Eastburn floor screeding, Bradley floor screeding, Farnhill floor screeding, Steeton floor screeding, Cononley floor screeding, Draughton floor screeding, Beamsley floor screeding, Glusburn floor screeding, Kildwick floor screeding, Addingham floor screeding, Riddlesden screeding services and more. All these areas are serviced by companies who do screeding. Silsden householders can get screeding quotations by going here.

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Screeding Around Silsden: Floor screeding has recently been required in the following Silsden roads and streets - Coate's Lane, West View, Hillcrest Avenue, Croft Field, Banklands, Belton Road, Horn Lane, Dale View, Dobsons Wharf, Hawber Cote Lane, Buckden Court, Woodside Road, Wayside Mews, Lower Park Green, Haythorns Mount, Walker's Place, Clog Bridge, Sackville Road, Western Avenue, Ridge Lane, Ghyllbank, Westerley Crescent, Aire View, Back Lane, Hawkcliffe View, Hayhills Road, Hayhills Lane, Bracken Mount, Chapel Street, as well as the following local Silsden postcodes: BD20 0LP, BD20 0BB, BD20 0FB, BD20 0EP, BD20 0EL, BD20 0AP, BD20 0AX, BD20 0DQ, BD20 0EX, BD20 0BZ. These locations recently saw activity by experts in floor screeding. Silsden property owners enjoyed the benefits of professional and dependable screeding services in every case.

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Other Trades Silsden West Yorkshire: When you're considering doing improvements to your property in Silsden, West Yorkshire, it is likely that you'll need several different tradespeople during the course of the project, and while you may currently be hunting for a local Silsden screeding company, you could also require the services of a carpet layer in Silsden, a carpenter in Silsden, wood flooring in Silsden, a plasterer in Silsden, an odd job man in Silsden, a floor tiler in Silsden, an electrician in Silsden, an underfloor heating specialist in Silsden, a plumber in Silsden, SKIP HIRE Silsden, garden clearance in Silsden, a bricklayer in Silsden, a general builder in Silsden, linoleum flooring in Silsden, a roofer in Silsden, driveway cleaning in Silsden, and more.

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(This screeding Silsden article was compiled on 16-01-2023)