Why have a “Screed Knowledge Centre”?

By providing a Screed Knowledge Centre, we think that the better informed our clients are, the easier it is to ensure that the screed system is the most suitable for their needs.  Education and information is the way forward, and by providing all the information available we are able to satisfy all the requirements.

Better Choice

Once our clients understand the products and what they do, they are able to see how they fit into their program. The impact can be massive, saving time, and money.  No delays and certainly reduced stress.

No Surprises

By answering every possible question on screed, we truly minimise the risk of any nasty surprises.  From the very first contact,  quotation, ordering, laying of the screed, and aftercare, clients know exactly what is happening.

No Searching the Internet

Find all the answers to your questions in one place, compiled by the experts.  The internet can be a minefield, and knowing you are in the right place give you peace of mind.

Screed Installation Safety Advice, How Safe Are Your Screed Installers?

How safe will your screed installation be with Speed Screed working on site? Since the Health and Safety at Work Act was introduced in 1974, working conditions have improved massively over that period.  However construction sites are still an extremely dangerous place to be.  For any screed installation great care needs to be taken, not [...]

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How Do I Choose the Right Screed for Me?

Which is the best screed? The best screed will depend on exactly what you need. How do you choose the right Screeding system? There are a number of areas that you should consider when you are looking for a system. You need to know what the best screed is dependant  on your needs. How [...]

By | November 29th, 2017|Screed Knowledge Centre|Comments Off on How Do I Choose the Right Screed for Me?

Do I Need a Smoothing Compound on Top of the Screed?

Do I need a smoothing compound on top of the screed? Here is our Managing Director, Andy Parkin, to give you more details. Do you need a smoothing compound on top of the Screed before the floor coverings go down? If you are laying ceramics, engineered woods or if you’re laying carpets, etc. then, the [...]

By | November 25th, 2017|Screed Knowledge Centre|Comments Off on Do I Need a Smoothing Compound on Top of the Screed?

How Level Will My Screed Be?

We know you need a level screed, but we also know you'd like to know "how level will my screed be?". How level will my screed be? Speed Screed work to the British Standard, BS8204:2003. Within that standard, we're working to an S.R.2 which covers about 80%-90% of all projects within the U.K. What that [...]

By | November 24th, 2017|Screed Knowledge Centre|Comments Off on How Level Will My Screed Be?

How Do I Know I’m Getting Value for Money?

How do you know you're getting the best value from Speed Screed? It's quite simple; we will complete your project for free if you can find another company that offers better quality and value for money screed than Speed Screed. We offer you a 10-year guarantee on labour and materials. Find out what others say [...]

By | November 23rd, 2017|Screed Knowledge Centre|Comments Off on How Do I Know I’m Getting Value for Money?

Semi Dry vs Flowing Screed: Which is Best?

Have you ever wondered which one is better? Semi Dry Screed vs Flowing Screed. Ask yourself: How do I choose the right screed for me? Semi Dry Screed The Semi Dry Screed is the traditional Screed. It is a 1-4 or a 1-3 type mix. A Semi Dry Screed is used in 78% of all the [...]

By | November 20th, 2017|Screed Knowledge Centre|Comments Off on Semi Dry vs Flowing Screed: Which is Best?

What Quality Screed Systems Do You Have in Place?

How can the customer be sure that they will receive quality screed and workmanship? What quality systems do are in place to deliver quality screed? Having the internationally recognised ISO system like ISO9001.  This is a quality system that tracks all the processes from the very first inquiry right through to the end of the [...]

By | November 19th, 2017|Screed Knowledge Centre|Comments Off on What Quality Screed Systems Do You Have in Place?

Does the Work Come with Any Guarantee?

Is there a screed guarantee? We offer a 10-year screed guarantee that covers both labour and materials. This is why you don't have to worry because your project is covered. Being so confident of quality of our workmanship allows us to provide this kind of peace of mind. During the whole life of the screed [...]

By | November 16th, 2017|Screed Knowledge Centre|Comments Off on Does the Work Come with Any Guarantee?

How Much Does Underfloor Heating Cost?

So just how much does underfloor heating cost? You may search the internet trying to find out what the underfloor heating cost is. The price will depend on a number of factors... How much of the system we can lay per day? Are we going to be utilized fully within the day?  If working a [...]

By | November 16th, 2017|Screed Knowledge Centre|Comments Off on How Much Does Underfloor Heating Cost?

Can I Let You Lay the Screed Only?

Is it possible to lay screed only? Of course we can! We have a 10-year guarantee that covers the Screed, so if we are to lay the insulation, membranes, underfloor heating, acoustics, etc., you don't have to worry about them. Screed is only as good as the substrate it's sitting on.  If the insulation is [...]

By | November 15th, 2017|Screed Knowledge Centre|Comments Off on Can I Let You Lay the Screed Only?