Screed is now becoming commonly used within both homes and commercial projects. This is due to its great benefits of being easy and quick to lay and has the option to be self-levelling (dependent on the type of screed you use).
Screed can be laid to a surface for either purpose; structural concrete or for a thin levelling surface. This thin layer of screed works fantastically within homes; newbuilds or refurbishments, as it allows for a flawless and level finish, providing the best base for your new wooden flooring. There are some tips below that can help maintain the life of your wooden flooring when applying to screed. However, the most important thing to do when laying any wooden flooring on screed is to make sure there is no moisture.
Tips for laying wooden floor on screed:
- Make sure there is no moisture in the screed
- Allow the screed to acclimatise to the environment
- Apply damp proof membrane to enhance the length of life for your new floor
- Laying screed during warm and dry conditions will speed the process up even more
Types of wooden flooring that can be laid on to screed:
- Solid wood
- Engineered wood
As long as you take into consideration all moisture preventatives and have a scheduled plan, this will benefit the life of your wooden flooring. Screed is a great base for wood flooring, allowing for a long lasting and quality stable solution. Contact screed easy today to find out more about our floor screeding services across the South of England.