Floor Screeding Solihull

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Floor Screeding Solihull West Midlands (B91): If you have an uneven or damaged floor, are aiming to install under floor heating or are restoring a property or cellar in your Solihull home, then it's a good time to consider bringing in a floor screeding professional. Floor screeding provides a smooth, level finish to a coarse sub-base floor, and enables you to lay a suitable flooring material, (tiles, boards, carpets etc) on top of it. If you would like your floors to last then floor screeding is the most important factor in any building or renovation task.

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A reputable floor screeding company in Solihull will have experience and know-how to help you achieve a perfectly finished floor in whatever shape or size of room you are working on. They will be ready to advise you about the right kind of screed your project requires, and how best to apply and install it.

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Your screeding company will also inform you if a structural engineer is needed for your project, to evaluate load requirements, point loadings and flex strength that your screed floor might require to conform with building regulations and British Standards.

The training and skills that a certified screeding specialist brings to your project should guarantee a successful end result and help in prolonging the life of your flooring. There are many different types of screed and choosing the appropriate mix and installation approach is essential if you are to create a high quality floor that's durable and fit for purpose.

Make certain you get at least two or three quotations for your Solihull based screeding project and also ask what standard of finish each estimate is for. For residential properties a quote will normally be given for a Surface Regularity (SR) level of SR1 or SR2. Each of the three SR levels offer different qualities of finish, with SR1 offering the highest quality, with the least amount of deviation over the area of the floor. This means that you may need to correct any patches that may cause problems when putting down your final flooring solution.

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British Standards BS8204 lays down the regulations and guidelines that all Solihull screeding installers must follow, and if using specialist screeding solutions, (Cemfloor, Gypsol, Flowcrete etc), they must be approved by the manufacturers as being trained and skilled in their use. A company holding accreditation proves that they've been assessed and trained in using these products and can deliver a high quality standard in all aspects of their installation.

For larger screeding projects in factories, shopping centres, warehouses, hospitals, schools and hotels, skilled Solihull commercial screeders will be required.


Standard Screeds - Widely used in residential projects where the mixture of cement and sand is okay for normal footfall use. The standard screed is a mix of 5 parts sand to 1 of cement. After laying a standard screed mixture dries out at a rate of 1mm/day.

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Polymer Screeds - When a decreased thickness of floor is required due to construction factors, a polymer screed offers an extremely high strength resolution to this problem. The curing times for these vary as outlined by proprietary product guidelines.

Advanced Drying and Fast Drying Screeds - If there's a need to press ahead urgently with the work due to time constraints, this screed dries more speedily than standard screeds. Most of the fast drying screeds are of the fibre reinforced kind and are perfect for a wide range of flooring projects where the swifter curing rate of 3-7mm/day is a welcome advantage.

Industrial and Heavy Duty Screed - Designed for maximum strength and durability on floors where traffic is high or specific loading of the floor base is necessary.

Liquid or Self-Levelling Screeds - A cement and latex material which can produce the highest standard SR1 finish. This is mainly needed to produce a clean, smooth floor over a poor quality or damaged substrate and enables all types of flooring materials to be used. These can be as little as one millimetre in depth, and because of the latex polymers, will still provide high strength.

Fibre Reinforced Screed - The preferred choice by professional screeders for use in combination with under floor heating systems. The special fibres in the screed improve overall durability and strength whilst also protecting against thermal cracking and shrinkage. At about one millimetre per day, it has the same drying rate to standard floor screed.


Screeding companies will have to prepare all areas before any other work in order to ensure a hard wearing and quality screed flooring. Any oil, debris, paint and grease on the original floor surface can affect the bonding of the screed, and should be eliminated.

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Any cleaning products which are used in this stage shouldn't leave any residues, and the floor base must be allowed to dry by itself naturally. It's essential to repair any cracks or crevices in the base to prevent them being visible and "travelling" up into the newly screeded floor. An on-site survey will enable your Solihull screeding installer to identify this preparation work and complete it before beginning to pour the screeding.

A damp proof membrane (DPM) will be applied once the preparation work has been finished to prevent ground moisture getting into the flooring materials and screeding. There could be 2 or 3 layers of different thickness polythene to act as barriers between the insulation layer and screed.

An additional airtight barrier could be needed if your building is in an area which is regarded as susceptible to radon gas emissions. A simple airtight membrane might be suitable in locations with low radon measurements, however in more extreme situations there may have to be a more complex extraction system to block any ground penetrating radon.

The final stage of the surface preparation process is the spraying or painting of a sealer or primer. A primer assists in the screed to successfully bond to the base and membranes and different types exist according to which screed type is being used. On account of their special nature, only experienced screeders in Solihull are capable of using them correctly, safely and through the use of bespoke equipment for this task.

Before the screeding is poured, any under floor heating will now be laid out. Insulation panels will be positioned and the heating pipes and cabling will be firmly attached so that there is no movement while the screed is being applied. When expertly installed an under floor heating system is an efficient way to warm a room and decent quality screeding retains its heat, generating an even level of warmth across the floor surface.

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If you are not fitting underfloor heating the screed can now be prepared on site and laid. The specific requirements of the room will determine the kind of screeding that is used. For advanced and quick drying screeds there will be at least 24 hours delay before it can be walked on, and a further seventy two hours minimum before you are able to install any flooring materials. If you're laying heavy duty or standard screeds the curing time is increased and the manufacturer's guidelines must be followed so as to get the best possible finish for your floor.

As soon as the screeding has hardened it can be quality checked to determine the SR level. The standard SR test involves the use of a 2m straight edge to check for any deviations in the screeded surface.

  • SR1 - Disparities of 3mm or less being measured across the whole area shows your screed floor to be of the highest quality and is categorised as SR1.
  • SR2 - If the screed has a deviation from the straight-edge of five millimetres or less it is classified as SR2 level and is the normal standard for commercial and industrial floors.
  • SR3 - SR3 is basic utility standard where a perfect quality finish isn't needed. This specification allows for a maximium deviation of ten millimetres.

If you require load bearing checks, a structural engineer is necessary to conduct the testing. The testing will make sure that your new screeding is viable for the load point requirements set down in the site survey. An assessment called the "drop hammer test" is performed on different areas of the screed and the results recorded. Only certified structural engineers respecting the BS8204 guidelines are allowed to conduct such testing and sign off on the structural integrity of a screed floor. (Tags: Floor Screeding Services Solihull, Floor Screed Solihull, Screeding Solihull, Floor Screeding Solihull).

Screeding services are available in Solihull and also nearby in: Monkspath, Rotton Row, Bickenhill, Catherine-de-Barnes, Dickens Heath, Hall Green, Elmdon, Shirley, Cheswick Green, Adcocks Green, Olton, Knowle, and in these postcodes B91 1BL, B91 1DU, B91 1DS, B91 1JG, B91 1BY, B91 1JD, B28 9NQ, B91 1JB, B91 1JE, and B27 6NU. Local Solihull floor screeders will probably have the postcode B91 and the phone code 0121. Verifying this can make sure that you access local floor screeding. Solihull property owners will be able to benefit from these and lots of other comparable services. To make enquiries and get quotes for floor screeding, you just need to click on the "Quote" banner.

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