Floor Screeding Stow-on-the-Wold

Stow-on-the-Wold Screeding & Floor Levelling Services

Floor Screeding Stow-on-the-Wold Gloucestershire (GL54): If you have a damaged or uneven floor, are planning to install under floor heating or are renovating a property or basement, then making contact with a specialist floor screeding contractor in Stow-on-the-Wold is your best option. Before it is possible to lay a final floor covering, whether it's wood, tile or carpet, the floor surface should be as flat as is possible; this is why screeding a floor is essential. If you want your floors to last a long time then floor screeding is one of the most important factors in any building or renovation task.

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Having all of the experience and know-how to help you achieve a perfectly finished floor in whatever size or shape of room you are renovating, an experienced floor screeding company in Stow-on-the-Wold is the ideal choice for your screeding project. They will be able to assess the project and figure out the appropriate kind of screed you require and the best strategy for applying it.

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The screeding contractor will also let you know if a structural engineer is necessary for your project, in order to identify any point loadings, flex strength and load bearing that your screed floor may require to conform with current building regulations and British Standards.

Bringing in a qualified and highly trained specialist will guarantee you use the right sort of screed for the room's intended usage and get the optimum lifespan out of the resulting flooring. There are many different kinds of floor screeding and selecting the right mix and laying method is vital if you are to achieve a high quality floor which is fit for purpose and long-lasting.

Make certain you get more than one estimate for your Stow-on-the-Wold screeding project and also ask to what standard you're getting each quote. For domestic properties a quotation will usually be given for a Surface Regularity (SR) level of SR1 or SR2. SR2 and SR3 will be less expensive options, although the floor screeding finish could have errors and deviations, whilst SR1 guarantees a pretty much perfect finish. Any errors or imperfections in the final screeding can cause problems in laying flooring owing to indentations, ridges, flat spots in the surface.

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The rules and regulations set out in in the British Standards BS8204 have to be observed by all Stow-on-the-Wold floor screeding companies and they must also be approved by the manufacturers of specialist screeding materials (Gypsol, Flowcrete, Cemfloor etc.) to substantiate their competence and safe working practices. This accreditation program illustrates a firm's training and ability in the application of a manufacturer's screeding products.

Commercial screeders in Stow-on-the-Wold will generally tackle larger floor screeding projects in schools, shopping centres, warehouses, hospitals, factories and salons.


Standard Screeds - A combination of sand and cement which is perfect for normal residential usage. The standard screed is a mixture of 5 parts sand to 1 of cement. After laying a standard screed mix sets at a rate of 1mm/day.

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

Polymer Screeds - When a lower thickness of floor is needed due to building requirements, a polymer screed provides an extremely high strength solution to the situation. The drying times vary in accordance with proprietary product guidelines.

Advanced Drying and Fast Drying Screeds - If you have to use the floor as quickly as possible a fast drying screed might be a good choice. The vast majority of the fast drying screeds are fibre reinforced and are perfect for a wide variety of projects where the quicker curing rate of three to seven millimetres is a considerable advantage.

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Fibre Reinforced Screed - Used mostly with under floor heating and is the favoured option in these projects. This is because of the increased durability and protection against thermal shrinkage and cracking offered by the fibres within the screed mix. At about 1mm per day, it has a similar curing rate to standard screed.

Self-Levelling or Liquid Screeds - When the highest possible standard of finish is necessary this blend of cement and latex is employed to create SR1 level screeding. Primarily used to improve a poor substrate level or damaged floor so as to lay a new flooring surface, like tiles on top of it. Even with a thickness of only one millimetre, the latex polymers within the mixture provide a high strength screed for a variety of uses.


Preparation is essential for a high quality screed surface that will be hard wearing and durable. The original floor surfaces should be thoroughly cleaned to eradicate any oil, grease, debris and paint which can affect the bond of the screed.

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Any cleansing chemicals that are used during this process shouldn't leave any residues, and the floor base must be permitted to dry by itself naturally. At this point any cracks need to be repaired as these can travel up through a laid screed and be reflected in the finished floor surface. A skilled Stow-on-the-Wold screeding installer will address these issues during the site survey and make sure all preparations are finished before applying the next steps in the floor screeding process.

A DPM (damp proof membrane) will be applied once the preparation work has been completed to prevent ground moisture getting into the screed and floor materials. The DPM is made out of thick polythene and different layers may be used to act as a moisture barrier for the screeding.

An additional airtight barrier could be needed if your house is in a location that's known to be susceptible to radon. This can be as simple as an air-tight membrane, or in severe cases an extraction and ventilation system will be installed beneath the floor screed to extract any inflow of radon gas from the ground.

As soon as the base has been prepared and any membranes installed, a primer or sealer is then applied. Primers and sealers help the bonding process and are specialist applications specifically designed for the sort of screed being used. These products need certified tradesmen to apply them in the appropriate proportions by using airless sprays and other bespoke equipment.

Before any screed is laid, any underfloor heating (if required) will now set out and installed. The cables and heating pipes are firmly mounted on insulation panels to prevent any movement and ensure they are laid in the correct position. When properly installed an under floor heating system is an effective way to warm a room and decent quality screed retains its heat, creating an even level of warmth across the floor.

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If you're not fitting underfloor heating the screed will now be prepared on site and laid. The particular requirements of the room will dictate the type of screeding used. For advanced and quick drying screeds there will be at least a twenty four hour delay before it is able to be walked over, and a further Three days minimum before any flooring material can be applied. Manufacturer's drying instructions for heavy duty and standard screeds must be observed so as to achieve a quality finish and provide a stable and even surface.

Once the screed has solidified it can be quality checked to establish the SR level. The standard SR test uses a 2 mtr long straight-edge to check for any fluctuations in the screed surface.

  • SR1 - Over the whole area, if there are no disparities greater than 3 millimetres from the straight-edge, then you have a top quality SR1 level surface.
  • SR2 - SR2 is for standard floors in industrial and commercial projects and can deviate from the straight-edge by up to 5 millimetres.
  • SR3 - If the deviation is 10mm or less the screed quality is classified as SR3 and is suitable for garage and utility areas.

If your screed has been installed with particular loading in mind then a qualified structural engineer will be required to carry out these soundness tests. This test will determine the strength of the screed surface and its suitability for the proposed use. This should include what's known as a "drop hammer test" which records specific data on the flexibility and strength of the screed. The specialist measurement and testing tools mean that this can only be conducted by a trained structural engineer observing the guidelines of the British Standards BS8204. (Tags: Floor Screeding Services Stow-on-the-Wold, Floor Screeding Stow-on-the-Wold, Screeding Stow-on-the-Wold, Floor Screed Stow-on-the-Wold).

Floor screeding services are available in Stow-on-the-Wold and also in: Evenlode, Foscot, Donnington, Longborough, Upper Swell, Upper Oddington, Upper Slaughter, Chastleton, Lower Slaughter, Naunton, Wyck Rissington, Lower Swell, Condicote, Kingham, Bledington, Maugersbury, Adlestrop, Broadwell, Daylesford, Oddington, and in these postcodes GL54 1AH, GL54 1BQ, GL54 1AY, GL54 1BE, GL54 1HN, GL54 1LR, GL54 1BB, GL54 1JU, GL54 1HW, GL54 1BX. Locally based Stow-on-the-Wold floor screeders will probably have the telephone dialling code 01451 and the postcode GL54. Checking this will ensure that you are accessing locally based floor screeding. Stow-on-the-Wold home and business owners will be able to benefit from these and various other related services.

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Latex Screeds Stow-on-the-Wold

When a floor's surface needs a certain degree of flexibility, it might be better to use a latex self-levelling screed. Latex screeds come in two parts - a bottle and a bag - with the bottle containing latex liquid and the bag containing a cemetitious powder. Latex screeds are quicker drying and more flexible than standard screeds, as the water that is normally used is exchanged for the latex liquid.

This latex product is used for levelling-out sub-floors prior to the laying of your chosen decorative covering. Giving a smooth, durable surface that is ideal for the application of flooring adhesives, this is is suitable for use on subfloors of sand/cement, asphalt, concrete, wood and quarry tiles. Even when there's a bit of movement in your subfloor, this type of latex screed will provide a crack-free, flexible finish.

Latex floor screeds are not suitable where "floating" screeds are needed, for instance when an unbonded screed is being laid on the top of a membrane of either thermal or acoustic insulation, such as might be the case when you're screeding over underfloor heating, and screed depths of 50 to 75 millimetres may be necessary. (Tags: Latex Floor Screed Stow-on-the-Wold, Latex Screed Stow-on-the-Wold, Latex Screeds Stow-on-the-Wold, Latex Screeding Stow-on-the-Wold).

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Screeding Related Tasks Stow-on-the-Wold

There are a wide range of tasks that can be accomplished by your local Stow-on-the-Wold floor screeding company including screed kitchen floors, screeding advice, structural screeds in Stow-on-the-Wold, smoothing compounds, screed testing & surveys, sand screeding, anhydrite floor screeding, conservatory floor screeding, flow screeding, screeded bathroom floors, thin bed floor screeding Stow-on-the-Wold, concrete pumping, underfloor heating installation, concrete screeding, professional floor levelling services in Stow-on-the-Wold, floating screed, polished floor screeding, floor preparation services, resin floor screeds Stow-on-the-Wold, floor restoration, domestic screeding, floor screeding in Stow-on-the-Wold, polished screed floors, liquid screeding, damp proof membranes, floor insulation, floor noise reduction, granolithic floor screeds, concrete toppings, acoustic flooring solutions Stow-on-the-Wold, screed reinforcement, waterproof screeding, and more floor screeding tasks. Listed are just a selection of the activities that are carried out by those installing screeding. Stow-on-the-Wold professionals will tell you about their whole range of floor screeding services.

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Also find: Wyck Rissington floor screeding, Lower Slaughter floor screeding, Longborough floor screeding, Lower Swell floor screeding, Daylesford floor screeding, Chastleton floor screeding, Oddington floor screeding, Maugersbury floor screeding, Adlestrop floor screeding, Donnington floor screeding, Foscot floor screeding, Kingham floor screeding, Upper Slaughter floor screeding, Bledington floor screeding, Naunton floor screeding, Evenlode floor screeding, Upper Swell floor screeding, Broadwell floor screeding, Upper Oddington floor screeding, Condicote screeding services and more. The majority of these villages and towns are served by companies who do floor screeding. Stow-on-the-Wold residents can get quotations by clicking here.

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Screeding Services in Stow-on-the-Wold Gloucestershire (01451)
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  • Stow-on-the-Wold Screeding Advice
  • Stow-on-the-Wold Floor Levelling
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  • Stow-on-the-Wold Wet Room Screeding
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  • Stow-on-the-Wold Fibre Reinforced Floor Screeding
  • Stow-on-the-Wold Residential Screeding
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Screeding Around Stow-on-the-Wold: Households in Sterling Close, Digbeth Street, King Georges Field, Fosseway, Stowe Green, Union Street, Wraggs Row, Kineton Hill, Lower Swell Road, Wyck Hill, Moreton Road, Oakeys Close, St. Edwards Road, St. Edwards Drive, Tewkesbury Road, Evesham Road, Camp Gardens, Clifton Close, Fisher House, King Charles Place, Chalk Hill, Griffin Close, Park Street, have needed floor screeding recently. Screeding work was also done in these Stow-on-the-Wold area postcodes: GL54 1AH, GL54 1BQ, GL54 1AY, GL54 1BE, GL54 1HN, GL54 1LR, GL54 1BB, GL54 1JU, GL54 1HW, GL54 1BX. Work was conducted in these places by specialists in screeding. Stow-on-the-Wold homeowners benefited from reliable and high quality floor screeding services in every case.

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(This screeding Stow-on-the-Wold page was written on 16-01-2023)