Floor Screeding Winterton

Winterton Screeding & Floor Levelling Services

Floor Screeding Winterton Lincolnshire (DN15): When you're upgrading your Winterton home with damaged or uneven floors, or maybe converting a cellar or basement to useable living space, an established floor screeding company can offer you a good starting point. To provide you with a good foundation for you final flooring material, screeding is used to create a smooth floor surface over a rough concrete sub-base. If you want your floors to last then a floor screed is one of the most important factors in any renovation or building task.

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Whatever size room you are remodeling, a decent floor screeding company in Winterton will be able to provide you with the expertise and correct working methods to establish the perfect base for your flooring. They'll be able to advise you about the right kind of screed your project requires, and the best methods for applying and installing it.

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The screeding company will also let you know if a structural engineer is needed for your undertaking, in order to identify flex strength, load bearing and point loadings that your screed floor may need to conform with building regulations and British Standards.

The training and skills that a certified screeding contractor brings to your project should guarantee a high quality outcome and help to lengthen the lifespan of your flooring. The correct mix of screed and the techniques used for laying it are also critical to ensure the ultimate durability of your floor.

There are several screeding companies in the Winterton area so try to get multiple quotes for your screeding project before choosing a contractor and know to what standard of finish is it for. The SR (Surface Regularity) finish is the number to watch out for when getting a quotation from Winterton screeding companies. SR1 is the highest quality, and whilst SR2 and SR3 might be less expensive at first glance, they do not guarantee a totally flat or even surface. Any errors or imperfections in the screeding (as might arise with SR2 or SR3) may cause problems in laying flooring because of ridges, indentations, flat spots in the surface.

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British Standards BS8204 sets down the guidelines and regulations that all Winterton screeding companies are required to follow, and if working with specialist screeding solutions, (Flowcrete, Gypsol, Cemfloor etc), they should be accredited by the manufacturers as being trained and skilled in their use. This accreditation scheme highlights a firm's performance and training in the usage of a manufacturer's product.

For larger screeding projects in schools, shops, factories, hospitals, warehouses and pubs, skilled Winterton commercial screeders will be required.


Standard Screeds - This is ideal for standard residential usage and is a blend of sand and cement. The standard screed is a mix of 5 parts sand to one of cement. The standard screed will dry at a rate of 1mm thickness per day.

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 screed flooring. This self-levelling compound provides a smooth and clean surface over a rough substrate or damaged floor to allow all sorts of flooring materials to be laid. These can be as little as one millimetre in depth, and due to the latex polymers, will still provide high strength.

Fibre Reinforced Screed - Used mostly with underfloor heating and is the suggested option in such projects. The improved strength and flex provided by the special fibres within the screed help protect the flooring from thermal cracking and shrinkage. The screed will dry out at a rate of 1mm/day.

Polymer Screeds - An extremely high strength flooring solution where a reduced screed thickness is needed. Maker's guidelines for setting times differ across the various product ranges.

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Advanced Drying and Fast Drying Screeds - If you have to move forward urgently with the work due to time limitations, this screed dries more speedily than standard screeds. Drying at a rate of 3-7mm/day, depending on the mix, they're usually a fibre reinforced kind of screed and are ideal for flooring projects that have tight schedules.

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


Screeding companies will have to carefully prepare all areas prior to any other work in order to guarantee a high quality and hard wearing screed flooring. The existing floor surfaces should be cleaned to remove any paint, grease, oil and debris which might adversely affect the bond of the screed.

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If cleansing products were used it is vital to remove any residues of soap etc, and leave the surface to dry naturally. At this stage any cracks need to be repaired because these can easily travel up through your laid screed and be reflected in the completed surface. During an on-site survey your Winterton screeding company will establish what preparation work is necessary before starting to work on the actual screeding.

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

If the area where you live is susceptible to radon then an additional barrier is essential to stop this harmful gas from entering via the ground. A simple airtight membrane may be enough in places with relatively low radon measurements, however in more extreme cases there might have to be a more sophisticated ventilation and extraction system to take away any ground penetrating radon.

Once the floor base has been properly prepared and any membranes installed, a sealer or primer is then applied. A primer helps with the screed to bond successfully to the base and membranes and different types exist according to which kind of screed is being applied. These materials require skilled contractors to apply them in the right proportions by using custom-made equipment, such as airless sprays.

Now is the time that under floor heating can be laid out in the correct manner and installed. The heating pipes and cables are securely attached to insulation panels to stop any movement and ensure they're laid in the correct position. Underfloor heating is one of the most effective ways to heat a room and a professionally installed system will give an even warmth in all areas of the floor.

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If you're not putting in underfloor heating the screed can now be prepared in situ and laid. Your proposed use of the room will help your screeding company on what sort of screed is ideal for your needs. Be aware that even advanced and quick drying screeds have a minimum of twenty four hours before you can walk over any laid surfaces and a minimum seventy two hours before any floor coverings can be laid. This time period is longer for standard and heavy duty screeds and the manufacture's instructions must be followed to the letter to produce the optimal finish and durability of the floor.

Once the screed has set it can be checked for quality to determine its SR standard. Through the use of a two metre straight-edge the floor surface is checked for any ridges, dips and deviations in the screed surface.

  • SR1 - Disparities of 3mm or less as measured across the entire area shows your screed floor to be of the finest quality and is classified as SR1.
  • SR2 - SR2 is for normal standard industrial and commercial floors and can deviate from the straight-edge by as much as five millimetres.
  • SR3 - SR3 is basic utility standard where a perfect finish isn't needed. This specification can have a maximum permissible deviation of 10mm.

If you need to check the screed floor for load bearing, a qualified structural engineer is needed to conduct the tests. Using specialist equipment the engineer will assess the screed strength and viability of use in a load bearing environment. The screeding will be given a drop hammer test to determine strength and flexibility in specific areas. The precise measurement and testing tools mean this can only be carried out by a trained structural engineer respecting the guidelines of the British Standards BS8204. (Tags: Floor Screeding Winterton, Floor Screed Winterton, Floor Screeding Services Winterton, Screeding Winterton).

Screeding services are available in Winterton and also nearby in: Adlingfleet, Coleby, Ferriby Sluice, Low Risby, Walcot, West Halton, Roxby, Burton upon Strather, Winteringham, Saxby All Saints, Alkborough, Flixborough, Garthorpe, Thealby, Horkstow, Appleby, Fockerby, South Ferriby, and in these postcodes DN15 9QB, , DN15 9SS, DN15 9UL, DN15 9BJ, DN15 9UA, DN15 9BH, DN15 9XT, DN15 9XB, and DN15 9SQ. Local Winterton floor screeders will most likely have the telephone code 01724 and the postcode DN15. Checking this can ensure you are accessing local screeding. Winterton property owners will be able to utilise these and numerous other related services. Simply click the "Quote" banner to obtain screeding quotes.

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The Tools You Will Need For Screeding Floors

  • A Long Spirit Level
  • Straight Edge
  • Tape Measure
  • Shovel
  • Float
  • Spiked Roller
  • Knee Protectors
  • Gloves
  • Buckets
  • Trowel
  • Floor Profiler

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Although it's exciting to do home refurbishments or property makeovers on your property in Winterton, a major drawback can be getting rid of the waste which is generated afterwards. For your screeding work, varying levels of waste will be created, depending on your specific circumstances, and the size of your project. Some screeding companies make allowances for the removal of waste in their quotes, and if this isn't itemised ask if it's included, if not you'll need to sort it out.

One of the easiest and most trouble-free ways to get rid of this waste is to hire a skip. Coming in a wide variety of different sizes, skips can be arranged to match the quantity of waste that you are likely to generate. Skips range from skip bags to mini-skips, midi-skips to builders skips, and for really major jobs or commercial use - roll-on roll-off skips.

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Also find: Flixborough floor screeding, Coleby floor screeding, Ferriby Sluice floor screeding, Alkborough floor screeding, Appleby floor screeding, Burton upon Strather floor screeding, Thealby floor screeding, Saxby All Saints floor screeding, Walcot floor screeding, Adlingfleet floor screeding, Roxby floor screeding, West Halton floor screeding, Garthorpe floor screeding, Winteringham floor screeding, Fockerby floor screeding, Horkstow floor screeding, South Ferriby floor screeding, Low Risby floor screeding and more. Most of these places are serviced by companies who do screeding. These seasoned specialists, by virtue of their expertise and know-how, are capable of delivering the best quality flooring solutions. They are well-versed in the art of screeding, ensuring that the task is executed to the highest standards, whether it's for properties of a commercial or residential nature. By clicking here, screeding quotes are available to local householders.

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(This screeding Winterton article was created on 04-04-2024)

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