Screeding a garage floor

What is screeding?

Screeding a garage floor

Many people will ask what screeding is? Screeding is the term used to describe a type of concrete which is used to form a level surface. Screeding can also be used for many different methods such as floor finishes, encase underfloor and can also be used for heating pipes. This process can be laid on the top of the existing concrete base, insulation or damp proof membrane. When being fitted on top of insulation the process can be done with or without underfloor heating. When fitting screeding, it is vital to ensure the base preparation is level and correct this will ensure that when screeding garage floors they will last long term with great quality.

Screeding a garage floor

Many people will have a garage within their properties however a vast number of these people will only use their garage for storage. Most people who want to put vehicles in their garage will have their floor screeded. When covering a garage floor there are many advantages such as the surface being dust free and the floor will start to become very durable in just a few hours. There are many different types of laying floor screeding, one type of flooring screed is Eco Tile. Eco tile can be laid loosely over any hard surface, eco tile is tiles installed on the floor and is quick and easy to install whilst being a low maintenance durable floor. Many garage floors are installed with self-levelling screed. Many floor companies will use this when installing a floor due to the surface being hard wearing and be walked on within one hour. Another reason why flooring companies will use self-levelling screed is the coverage of the floor being a perfectly flat surface when laying both floor tiles and laminated. A screed is commonly used to level out dents that may have been made from large objects corroding the concrete. With the levelling floor screed being placed on top of the surface it will allow other materials to stick to the screed to allow easy fits and greater strength.