It is essential that the designer/client provides in good time all relevant information to those responsible for laying the concrete base and/or cement sand levelling screed and to others whose work might be affected, including whichever of the following are applicable:

  • Description, situation and address of site and means of access;
  • Those conditions of contract that might practically affect this particular work;
  • Degree of weather protection afforded by the structure;
  • Location and areas of floors to be covered;
  • Age and nature of the base and any preparatory treatment required;
  • Type of flooring to be laid;
  • Specifications for the base and screed;
  • Class of concrete for the proposed base;
  • Number of layers;
  • The thickness of floor and flooring;
  • Finished floor level and maximum permissible departure from datum;
  • Class of surface regularity of base or levelling screed;
  • Type of damp-proofing and insulation;
  • Type and thickness of levelling screed;
  • Category of in situ crushing resistance (soundness) required;
  • Any work consequent upon services passing through the floor;
  • Treatment of joints;
  • Treatment of skirtings;
  • Treatment of junctions with adjacent floors and floorings;
  • Type of surface finish of base or levelling screed;
  • Any requirement for a smoothing compound;
  • Any special requirements related to underfloor heating;
  • Minimum time intervals between stages of work and the application of heat in the building;
  • Date for the completion of preliminary work;
  • Dates for the start and completion of various sections of the floor;
  • Details of any compliance testing required;
  • Any other requirements for materials, design or work on-site;

Interior Screed Ltd are the UK’s leading floor screeding contractors specialising in all types of floor screeding systems. Established in 2010 and working with many of the biggest and most prestigious names in the residential and commercial building sector’s we install screeds into building developments of all sizes. From complex large-scale commercial projects to residential and mixed-use contracts, we carry a comprehensive range of floor screeding products and services designed to offer our customers a one-stop floor screeding facility.

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