Floor Screeding Weston-super-Mare Somerset (BS22): A professional floor screeder can level a damaged or uneven floor, help to install under floor heating or help with renovations on your Weston-super-Mare home, when needed. Floor screeding provides a smooth finish to a basic sub-base, and allows you to lay a suitable flooring material, (carpets, boards, tiles etc) over the top of it. If you would like your floors to last then a floor screed is one of the most important factors in any building or renovation project.
FLOOR SCREEDING EXPERTS WESTON-SUPER-MARE
It doesn't matter how large or small the area you require to be levelled, a certified floor screeding contractor in Weston-super-Mare will have the appropriate equipment, expertise and know-how to provide you with a superb level of service. They'll assess your project and figure out the correct kind of screed you require and the best strategy for applying it.
They'll likewise assess if a structural engineer is necessary to ensure any point loadings, flex strength and load requirements are satisfied as outlined by construction and building regulations.
A qualified and skilled work force is imperative for a successful outcome and will extend your floor's lifespan by using the correct form of screed for the intended purpose of your room. There are numerous kinds of floor screeding and picking the appropriate mix and laying method is crucial to create a top quality floor that is both long-lasting and fit for purpose.
There are several screeding specialists in and around Weston-super-Mare so make sure you get multiple quotes for your floor screeding project before selecting a contractor and know to what standard of finish is it for. For domestic homes a quote will usually be provided for an SR (Surface Regularity) standard of SR1 or SR2. SR2 and SR3 might be more affordable options, although the floor screeding finish could have errors and deviations, whilst SR1 guarantees a perfect finish. This means that you might have to fix any patches that could cause issues when putting down your finished flooring material.
British Standards BS8204 sets down the guidelines and regulations that all Weston-super-Mare screeding installers must follow, and if using specialist screeding solutions, (Flowcrete, Cemfloor, Gypsol etc), they ought to be accredited by the manufacturers as being trained and skilled in their use. This accreditation program demonstrates a company's ability and training in the use of a manufacturer's merchandise.
Commercial screeders in Weston-super-Mare will usually tackle larger floor screeding projects in schools, factories, restaurants, warehouses, shopping centres and hospitals.
TYPES OF SCREED
Standard Screeds - Widely used in domestic flooring projects where the mixture of sand and cement is ideal for normal footfall usage. The standard screed is a mix of 5 parts sand to one cement. After laying a standard screed mixture sets at a rate of 1mm/day.
Fast Drying and Advanced Drying Screeds - If there's a need to press ahead urgently with the work due to time constraints, these screeds dry much quicker than standard flooring screeds. Drying out at a rate of three to seven millimetres, determined by the specialised mix, they are generally a fibre reinforced type of screed and are great for flooring projects which have tight schedules.
Polymer Screeds - These provide an extremely high level of strength with a reduced thickness. Manufacturer's guidelines for setting times differ across the product ranges.
Industrial and Heavy Duty Screed - Where traffic levels are high or heavy loading of the floor is required, heavy duty screeds deliver maximum strength and durability.
Fibre Reinforced Screed - Mostly used with underfloor heating systems and is the recommended choice in such projects. The improved strength and flexibility provided by the fibres in this screed mix help protect the flooring from thermal shrinkage and cracking. It sets at an identical rate to a standard screed, at about one millimetre per day.
Liquid or Self-Levelling Screeds - When a high standard of finish is necessary this formula of cement and latex is used to achieve SR1 quality floor screeding. This is mostly needed to provide a clean, smooth floor over the top of a damaged or poor quality substrate and results in a surface finish onto which all sorts of flooring materials can be laid. This liquid screed can be laid to a depth of only 1mm, but will still provide a strong surface for a selection of flooring finishes.
SCREEDING PREPARATION AND INSTALLATION
To enable the screeding to be of a good quality finish which is durable and hard wearing, time must be devoted to carefully preparing the area before any screed is poured. It's crucial that all contaminants such as loose debris, grease, oil or paint is eliminated from the floor before pouring any screed, since these can affect the bonding capability that a good quality screed needs.
Any cleansing products which are used in this stage should leave no residues, and the floor surface must be permitted to dry by itself naturally. At this point any cracks should be repaired as these can travel up through a laid screed and be reflected in the completed surface. An on-site survey will enable your Weston-super-Mare screeding installer to identify this preparation work and tackle it before beginning to lay the screeding.
A DPM (damp proof membrane) will be applied once the preparation work has been finished to stop ground moisture getting into the screeding and floor materials. There could be two or three layers of different thickness polythene to act as barriers between the insulation layer and screed.
Another air-tight barrier could be required if your house is in a location that is regarded as susceptible to radon gas. An air-tight membrane could be enough in places with low emissions of radon, but in more extreme cases there may have to be a more sophisticated extraction system to remove any harmful radon gas.
Once the floor base has been prepared and any membranes installed, a sealant or primer is then put on. A primer helps with the screed bonding correctly to the base surface and different types exist based upon which screed type is being applied. These materials need skilled contractors to apply them in the right ratios by using airless sprays and other tailor-made equipment.
If you are installing underfloor heating, this is the time that it will need to be laid out and installed. The cabling and heating pipes are firmly mounted on insulation panels to prevent any movement and make sure that they're laid in the correct position. When professionally installed an underfloor heating system is an efficient way to warm a room and top quality screed retains its heat, creating an even level of warmth right across the floor surface.
The screed can now be mixed and prepared on site and applied to the floor surface. Your intended use of the room will help your screeding company on what sort of floor screed is appropriate for your needs. For quick drying screeds there'll be at least 24 hours delay before it is able to be walked on, and a further Three days minimum before any flooring material can be laid over it. If you're hoping to end up with a well finished and long-lasting floor surface you should stick to the manufacturer's guidelines with regards to standard and heavy duty screeds where the time period will be increased.
Once the screeding has solidified it can be checked for quality to ascertain its SR level. Through the use of a 2 metre straight-edge the floor surface is checked for any ridges, deviations and dips in the surface of the screed.
- SR1 - Over the whole area, if there aren't any disparities of more than 3 millimetres from the straight-edge, then you have a top quality SR1 level surface.
- SR2 - The normal standard flooring in commercial and industrial builds is classed as SR2 and has a maximum possible deviation of 5mm across the entire screeded floor.
- SR3 - If the deviation around the room is ten millimetres or less the screeding quality is categorised as SR3 and is fine for utility and garage areas.
If your screeding has been laid with particular loading in mind then a structural engineer is going to be needed to perform the assessment. The testing will make certain that your newly laid screed is suitable for the load bearing requirements set down in the original site survey. An assessment called the drop hammer test is conducted at various areas on the screed and the results noted. The precise measurement and testing tools required mean that this can only be performed by a qualified structural engineer following the British Standards BS8204 guidelines. (Tags: Floor Screeding Weston-super-Mare, Screeding Weston-super-Mare, Floor Screed Weston-super-Mare, Floor Screeding Services Weston-super-Mare).
Floor screeding services are available in Weston-super-Mare and also in nearby places like: Lower Canada, Bleadon, Oldmixon, Uphill, Worle, Ashcombe, Burnham on Sea, Kewstoke, Hutton, Clevedon, Loxton, Batch, Bournville, Locking, Milton, Worlebury, West Wick, and in these postcodes BS22 6PS, BS22 6BX, BS22 6TS, BS22 6EL, BS22 6JR, BS22 6AR, BS22 6EW, BS22 6PE, BS22 6BP, BS22 6AX. Local Weston-super-Mare floor screeders will most likely have the phone code 01934 and the postcode BS22. Click on the "quote" banner or form to get details about screeding services in your location.
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Somerset Screeding Enquiries
Recently posted Somerset floor screeding requirements: Mr and Mrs Talbot recently asked for a quotation for screeding a cellar floor in Walton, Somerset. Dominik Oneill recently enquired about getting a price for screeding a property extension floor in Bleadon, Somerset. Zayyan and Tahlia Hastings recently enquired about the possibility of screeding the floor of a kitchen in a semi-detached house in Baltonsborough, Somerset. Frederick and Huda Said recently requested a quotation for screeding the floor of a utility room in a semi-detached house in Pitminster, Somerset. Albie Hassan and Weronika Hassan recently requested a quote for screeding a basement floor in Comeytrowe, Somerset. Abubakar Grant recently requested an estimate for screeding a workshop floor in Batheaston, Somerset. Scarlett Lowe recently enquired about the possibility of screeding the entire ground floor of a semi-detached house in Spaxton, Somerset. Eloise Hind recently enquired about the possibility of screeding a lounge and kitchen floor in Midsomer Norton.
Floor Screeding Near Weston-super-Mare
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Some Weston-super-Mare roads where screeding work has recently been carried out - Blaisdon, South Parade, Corondale Road, Ashcombe Gardens, Charlock Close, Shaftesbury Road, Sedgemoor Road, Sandcroft Avenue, Burrington Close, Chesham Road South, Ashleigh Road, Shrubbery Walk West, Chichester Way, Appletree Mews, Burrington Avenue, Camberley Walk, Copperfield Drive, Blythe Gardens, Devonshire Road, Savernake Road, Birnbeck Road, Somerdale Avenue, Southview Close, St Aubyns Avenue, South Lawn Close, Carlton Mansions North, Court Place, The Paddocks, as well as these local Weston-super-Mare postcodes: BS22 6PS, BS22 6BX, BS22 6TS, BS22 6EL, BS22 6JR, BS22 6AR, BS22 6EW, BS22 6PE, BS22 6BP, BS22 6AX.
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