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Low Cost Polished Concrete Floors

Why not try natural power floated concrete with a polished finish? See photos of our power floated polished concrete floors our face book page. www.facebook.com/midlandfloor?ref=hl

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Screed For Under Floor Heating

Did you know that the thermal transfer of heat using a 75mm Sand and Cement Screed is usually around 1.1w/m2K where as a 50mm flowing screed will deliver 2.2w/m2K. Using a liquid screed with underfloor heating can deliver up to twice the thermal transfer of heat. Need Flowing Screed Talk to Midland Flooring 01675 436800.

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What Screed to use?

There are many types of screed available in the market place, in summary these tend to fall into several categories: Liquid Screed – Can be installed in lower depths, good for under floor heating. Sand and Cement Screed – Good for small areas. Sand and cement screed with additives to speed up drying process or enable them to be laid at thinner depths. Looking for the right solution, talk to Midland Flooring.

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Concrete Floor Tolerances – How Flat Does The Floor Need To Be?

Concrete Floor Tolerances – How Flat Does The Floor Need To Be? Surface Regularity Application FM1 Where high standards of flatness are required, this may require constructing in long thin bays. FM2 Where wide isle racking or stacking are used over 8m high. FM3 Where wide isle racking or stacking are used up to 8m high. Also used for retail and manufacturing areas. Suitable for foot traffic. FM – Free Movement Free movement is an area where fork lifts, vehicles

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Screed Floor Tolerances – How Flat Does The Floor Need To Be?

Surface Regularity Max Deviation from a 2m straight edge in contact with the floor Application SR1 +/-3mm High standard: for commercial and industrial buildings SR2 +/-5mm Normal standard: for commercial and industrial buildings SR3 +/- 10mm Standard: for other floors, where regularity is less critical. Surface Regularity Max Deviation from a 2m straight edge in contact with the floor Application SR1 +/- 3mm Normally required for vinyl’s and some tiles with thin bedding grouts. SR2 +/- 5mm Acceptable for most

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Polished Concrete Floors.

Polished Concrete Floors. There are many types of polished floor finishes and products, the main alternatives are listed below: 150mm Structural Concrete Reinforced 75mm Structural Concrete Reinforced. 10mm Micro Concrete All of these products can be finished as natural, coloured or diamond polished. There is also the option of adding specific aggregates which can be diamond polished. In terms of cost the lowest is natural and the most expensive is diamond polished.

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Polished Concrete Floor

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What is a Flooring Datum?

We are constantly asked by our customers what is a datum? A datum is a point of referenced used within the construction phases for mapping and planning. Typically the datum’s used within floor construction are referred to FFL and SSL. FFL (Finished Floor Level) is the very top of the floor once finish therefore, in residential developments this would be at the top of the tiles within the kitchen for example. SSL (Structural Slab Level) is typically more used within

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Polished Concrete Floors – Natural or With a Colour

We install Natural Polished Concrete or a coloured topping or full colour concrete. We can install there floors floating at 75mm or they can be used as the structural floor, in domestic residences this is usually 150mm. The floor is installed and powerfloated to get it flat and smooth. We then return to the project 7 days later, seal and polish the floor with floor polsihing machines. We may also seal the floor with a gloss sealer which will prevent

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Save money on Screed and Insulation

95% of the flooring installations we are asked to quote on have kingspan and celotex specified as the insulation for the floor, however dependent on the depth of the zone available to make up to the finished floor and the U-Value required there are often other options which will achieve the required thermal values in the floor, there are also ways of creating additional zone for insulation by adjusting the screed specification and across 200m2 there can be savings of

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