Floor Screeding Winchester

Winchester Screeding & Floor Levelling Services

Floor Screeding Winchester Hampshire (SO22): A floor screeding professional can help to install under floor heating, level a damaged or uneven floor or help with renovations on your Winchester property, when necessary. Floor screeding delivers a smooth finish to a basic sub-base floor, and will allow you to lay your final layer of flooring material, (carpets, boards, tiles etc) over the top of it. Floor screeding will provide a high quality and durable surface for almost any room.

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It does not matter how big or small the room is that you need to be levelled, a genuine screeding company in Winchester will have the necessary equipment, know-how and skills to provide you with a superb level of service. After assessing your project they'll give you advice about the perfect choice of screeding and which technique for laying it is most suitable for your circumstances.

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

A skilled and qualified work force is essential to a successful result and will extend your floor's lifespan through the use of the right type of screed for your room's anticipated purpose. There are many kinds of floor screeding and choosing the correct mix and installation method is essential if you are to create a quality floor that is hard-wearing and fit for purpose.

There are numerous screeding companies in the Winchester area so see if you can get multiple quotes for your floor screeding project before choosing a contractor and know to what standard of finish is it for. The quote should be based on what's called the SR, or Surface Regularity number. SR1 is the best standard, and whilst SR2 and SR3 may seem less expensive at first glance, they don't guarantee a totally flat or even surface. An SR2 or SR3 level could mean there are flat spots or ridges that could cause problems when laying your final flooring materials.

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The regulations and guidelines laid down in the British Standards BS8204 have to be followed by all Winchester floor screeding contractors and they should also hold accreditation with the manufacturers of any specialist screeding materials (Gypsol, Flowcrete, Cemfloor etc.) to substantiate their competence and safe working practices. This accreditation program illustrates a company's training and high quality performance in the application of a manufacturer's screeding merchandise.

For larger floor screeding projects in schools, factories, restaurants, hospitals, warehouses and shopping centres, specialist commercial screeders in Winchester will be needed.

TYPES OF SCREED

Standard Screeds - A combination of cement and sand which is okay for basic residential usage. The ratios involved in standard screeds are 5 parts sand to 1 part cement. The standard screed will dry at a rate of 1mm thickness per day.

Advanced Drying and Fast Drying Screeds - If you need to use the floor as quickly as possible a fast drying screed can be utilised. The vast majority of the fast or advanced drying screeds are fibre reinforced and are appropriate for a whole host of flooring projects where the faster drying rate of 3-7mm/day is a big advantage.

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

Polymer Screeds - When a decreased thickness of floor is necessary due to building requirements, a polymer screed offers a high strength solution to this problem. Manufacturer's guidelines for setting times differ across the product ranges.

Self-Levelling or Liquid Screeds - When the highest possible standard of finish is needed this mixture of cement and latex is employed to achieve SR1 quality floor screeding. Largely used to improve a poor substrate level or damaged floor to enable the laying of a brand new flooring surface, such as tiles over the top of it. The liquid screed can be poured to a depth of only 1mm, but still provides a high strength base to take a wide range of flooring materials.

Fibre Reinforced Screed - The expert's choice for domestic use on top of underfloor heating. This is because of the increased strength and protection against thermal shrinkage and cracking provided by the fibres within the screed. It's got a setting rate of one millimetre per day.

SCREEDING PREPARATION AND INSTALLATION

To enable the screeding to be of a good quality finish that's durable and hard wearing, time should be devoted to fully preparing the area before any screeding material is laid. Any grease, paint, debris and oil on the existing floor level can affect the adhesion of the screed, and must be eradicated.

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If cleaning products were used it's crucial to remove any traces of soap etc, and leave the surface to dry naturally. It is vital to fix any cracks or crevices in the surface to stop them being reflected and "travelling" up into your freshly screeded floor. An on-site survey will enable your Winchester screeding specialist to take note of these preparation areas and finish them before commencing to pour the screeding.

Before any screeding can be laid a DPM (damp proof membrane) will have to be installed to shield the screed and final flooring from moisture damage. The DPM is made out of thick polythene and various layers might be used to serve as a moisture barrier and air insulating layer for the screed.

If your property is located in a place where radon gas is present an additional barrier layer is needed to prevent radon gas from seeping through. If radon gas occurs in large amounts then a complete extraction and ventilation system might be needed beneath the screed which will extract any gases that are seeping in from the ground.

The final step of surface preparation is the painting or spraying of a primer or sealer. Primers and sealers help the bonding process and are specialist applications matched to the kind of screed that's being applied. Equipment such as airless sprays are used to apply a sealant or primer, by experienced screeding contractors in Winchester sticking to the manufacturer's guidelines.

Before any screed can be laid, any underfloor heating will now set out and installed. Insulation panels will be put in position and the heating pipes and cabling will be firmly fastened so that there is no movement whilst the screed is being poured. Underfloor heating is one of the most efficient ways to heat a room and a skillfully installed system will deliver even level of warmth all over the floor.

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If you are not putting in underfloor heating the screed will now be mixed and prepared on site and laid. The requirements of the room will determine the form of screeding that's used. After the application of the screed there'll be a minimum 24 hours (for advanced and quick drying screeds) before you can walk on the surface, and a 72 hrs minimum drying time before the laying of any floor coverings. Manufacturer's drying guidelines for heavy duty and standard screeds must be followed in order to achieve a quality finish and end up with a stable and long lasting floor surface.

You can assess the SR level of the completed screeding once it is hard enough to walk on. The test involves using a 2 metre straight edge laid on the surface and any fluctuations from true are measured.

  • SR1 - SR1 is the best standard and allows only 3 millimetres of deviation from the straight-edge.
  • SR2 - If the screeded floor has a deviation from the straight-edge of 5mm or less it is considered SR2 quality and is the standard for industrial and commercial floors.
  • SR3 - SR3 is utility standard where a perfect quality finish isn't necessary. This classification allows for a maximium deviation of 10 millimetres.

If your screeding has been installed with specific loading in mind then a qualified structural engineer is going to be necessary to perform tests. This test will ascertain the overall strength of the screeded surface and the viability for its intended use. The screeding could be subjected to what is known as a "drop hammer test" to determine flexibility and strength at different points. Any screeding that has point load requirements must be approved by a fully qualified structural engineer following the British Standards BS8204 regulations. (Tags: Floor Screeding Services Winchester, Floor Screed Winchester, Floor Screeding Winchester, Screeding Winchester).


Floor screeding services are available in Winchester and also in nearby places like: Colden Common, St Cross, Hursley, Ovington, Kings Worthy, Littleton, Twyford, Sparsholt, Shawford, Headbourne Worthy, Easton, Compton, Badger Farm, Chandlers Ford, Owslebury, Otterbourne, and in these postcodes SO22 4LD, SO20 6ZF, SO22 4NG, SO22 4NT, SO22 4HW, SO20 6ZL, SO22 4HL, SO22 4EN, SO22 4HR, SO22 4HP. Locally based Winchester floor screeders will most likely have the telephone code 01962 and the postcode SO22. Checking this out will make sure that you access locally based screeding. Winchester homeowners will be able to benefit from these and numerous other floor related services.

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When a degree of flexibility is needed in a floor's surface you may find that the application of a latex self-levelling screeding will be advantageous. Latex floor screed comes in two parts, a bag and a bottle, with the bag containing a cement based smoothing compound, and the bottle containing a liquid latex component. The water that is normally used in a screed mix is replaced by the liquid latex, making it quicker drying and more flexible than other types of screed.

Used for levelling subfloors, this latex compound provides a surface for the installation of the final floor finishes. This screeding is appropriate for sub-floors made of stone tiles, wood, sand/cement, concrete or asphalt, is ideal for the application of adhesives and gives a smooth and durable surface. Even if there's a bit of movement on your sub-floor, this type of screeding will produce a crack-free, flexible finish.

With "floating" screeds, for instance when an unbonded screed is being laid over a layer of thermal or acoustic insulation, latex floor screeds won't be suitable. Floating screeds with a depth of 50-75mm are generally used over underfloor heating. (Tags: Latex Screeds Winchester, Latex Screed Winchester, Latex Floor Screed Winchester, Latex Screeding Winchester).

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In Hampshire you can likewise get: Lindford floor screeding, Colbury screeding, Colbury screeding specialists, Kings Somborne screeding specialists, Totton and Eling floor screeders, Emsworth floor levelling, East Meon screeding, Liphook floor screeders, Marchwood floor levelling, Olivers Battery screeding specialists, Chineham screeding specialists, Chilbolton floor levelling, Selborne floor screeding, Bursledon screeding specialists, Netley Marsh floor levelling, Denmead floor screeding, Boldre floor levelling, Kings Worthy screeding, Kings Worthy screeding specialists, Liphook screeding, Hook floor screeders, Fawley floor levelling, Wonston screeding, Ampfield screeding specialists, Totton and Eling floor levelling, Wonston floor screeders, Lee on the Solent screeding specialists, Dibden Purlieu floor screeders. In every district of the Hampshire region you'll be able to locate floor screeders who will provide you with quality services for all your screeding needs. If you cannot identify the right screeding specialist in Winchester itself you shouldn't have any issues finding a good one somewhere nearby.

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There is likely to be quite a bit of waste produced when you're carrying out any type of home improvements or property revamps in Winchester. When it comes to floor screeding in Winchester, it will depend on the extent and specifics of your project. Sometimes there will be a great deal of waste, sometimes barely any. It might be the case that the removal of waste is listed in your quote, because some floor screeders are perfectly happy to remove waste as part of the job. Make sure that you ascertain this, because you may well be stuck with handling your own waste removal.

The most common way that homeowners in Winchester dispose of such waste is to rent a skip from a nearby skip hire company. Coming in a multitude of different sizes, skips can be hired to suit the volume of waste that you are likely to create. For modest projects there are skip bags and mini-skips, for substantial home improvements and landscaping work there are midi-skips and standard builders skips, and for commercial and industrial use or really huge projects, roll-on roll-off skips are the preferred solution.

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Also find: Sparsholt floor screeding, St Cross floor screeding, Kings Worthy floor screeding, Shawford floor screeding, Compton floor screeding, Easton floor screeding, Owslebury floor screeding, Hursley floor screeding, Colden Common floor screeding, Otterbourne floor screeding, Ovington floor screeding, Littleton floor screeding, Badger Farm floor screeding, Twyford floor screeding, Chandlers Ford floor screeding, Headbourne Worthy screeding services and more. The majority of these areas are covered by companies who do floor screeding. Winchester residents can get floor screeding quotes by clicking here.

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Screeding Around Winchester: Households in Chaundler Road, Church Street, Avondale Mobile Home Park, Stone Terrace, Trussell Crescent, Bilberry Lane, Texas Drive, Drove Close, South View, Cedarwood, Bridgetts Lane, The Pastures, Byron Avenue, Silverwood Close, Brickmakers Road, Step Terrace, Birch Close, Coney Green, Burntwood, Silwood Close, Colvedene Close, Burnett Close, Cheriton Road, Sleepersdelle Gardens, Alexandra Terrace, Collins Lane, Down Farm Lane, Clausentum Road, have needed floor screeding just recently. Screeding work was also completed in these Winchester area postcodes: SO22 4LD, SO20 6ZF, SO22 4NG, SO22 4NT, SO22 4HW, SO20 6ZL, SO22 4HL, SO22 4EN, SO22 4HR, SO22 4HP. These locations recently saw activity by experts in screeding. Winchester residents benefited from reliable and high quality screeding services on each occasion.

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(This screeding Winchester article was generated by S. N. Locke 15-11-21)