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Benefits of Insulating a Concrete Floor

By chameleon

Insulating a Concrete Floor Concrete floors are durable and strong, but they can also cause heat loss, especially during colder months. Insulating them can help maintain a comfortable indoor temperature, reduce energy costs, and offer other benefits. This guide will explore the process, advantages, and why it’s worth considering for your home or business. How…

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Understanding Acoustic Floor Systems

By chameleon

Keeping the Peace: All You Need to Know About Acoustic Floor Systems Explore the impact of Acoustic Floor Systems on your property, and how we at GM Floor Screeds can reduce your building costs! What Does it Mean to Have an Acoustic Floor System? The design of acoustic floor systems reduces the level of noise…

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What is Liquid Floor Screed?

By chameleon

Roughly saying, liquid floor screeds, also known as pumpable screeds or Gypsum screeds, are a calcium sulphate base liquid screed, that provides an even surface with high levels of quality. This kind of screed is very used and recommended for flooring with heating systems and where labour time should be minimal. The process of laying…

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What Is the Importance Of Floor Preparation?

By chameleon

If you are considering changing your flooring, then floor preparation may be indispensable. The floor preparation is extremely important to help prepare for the next flooring stage, by preventing issues such as shifting, dipping, or bulging on the floor. As a result of the floor preparation, the material fitted or installed after it will be…

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What is an Underfloor Heating System?

By chameleon

Underfloor heating systems are designed to improve efficiency and climate control in homes. They are made of a series of heating sheets and electric wires that are installed under or within the flooring of a property. Just like the radiators, underfloor heating systems use pipes to heat the room, but the main difference is that…

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Liquid Floor Screed or Sand and Cement Screed?

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Liquid Floor Screed or Sand and Cement Screed? What Is The Difference? We have provided some information about the two main types of floor screeds so you can choose the best option for you. Sand and Cement screed, also known as Anhydrite screeds, and Liquid floor screed, also known as Gypsum screeds or even as…

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How to Screed a Floor

By chameleon

Screeding a floor can be extremely difficult if you do not have the expertise, equipment and training to do so. Furthermore, a poorly screeded floor can get damaged easily. However, in this article, we discuss the step-by-step process of how to screed a floor. 1. Divide up the flooring area Firstly, you will need to…

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What sort of flooring can you use with underfloor heating?

By chameleon

In this article, we discuss the types of flooring suitable to lay on top of under-floor heating. GM Floor Screeds undertake the supply and installation of under floor heating systems and if needed, can recommend our customers a type of flooring which is suitable for their needs once the installation has taken place. We use…

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