Floors withstand much more than heavy foot traffic, spills, and dropped objects. Any old floor will not survive – you need something tough, durable, and attractive. That’s where screed floor finishes come in.

Why choose liquid screeds over traditional cement screeds? The advantages are many:

  • Rapid installation – Liquid screeds get pumped out quicker than hand-laying cement screeds.
  • Extremely flat and smooth – The free-flowing nature creates an ultra-level base with no bumps.
  • Better insulation – Liquid anhydrite screeds have superior thermal properties to cement.
  • Crack resistant – Liquid screeds are slightly flexible to prevent cracking issues.
  • Fast curing – Cement screeds take weeks, but liquid screeds are set and dry in 1-2 days.

For busy construction sites, that super-fast turnaround is a total breakthrough. It means follow-on trades like tilers can get to work much sooner, hence reducing delays.

The partner for floor finishes

A liquid screed floor makes the ideal base for all beautiful screed floor finishes. Here are just a few options that work brilliantly with screed:

  • Tiles – Whether you’re going for classic ceramic tiles, sleek porcelain, or rustic stone, they’ll look flawless installed on top of that smooth, level screed base.
  • Engineered Wood – These plank floors are all the rage right now for their warm, natural look. The cool part is that the boards lock together and “float” there sturdy and stable.
  • Luxury Vinyl – These products legitimately look like wood or tile but are waterproof and scratch-resistant. To get that authentic & solid feel underfoot, you need a smooth screed base to lay them over.
  • Resin – Fluid-applied resin floors like epoxy create this thick, glossy, completely seamless surface when they’re poured over a screed base. The lack of joints or seams gives it a sleek, modern vibe. Resin floors come in every colour imaginable.
  • Underfloor Heating – This energy-efficient heating method is better than clunky old radiators. Since liquid screeds have such excellent thermal properties compared to cement, they’re the ideal partner to pair with underfloor heating systems.

With proper floor preparation like priming, any of these finishes can adhere beautifully to a screed. The floor stays flat, with no cracking or movement to compromise the finish.

So if you’re thinking about new floors, be sure to start with a screed – and make it a liquid one for awe-inspiring results.