Screeds

Screeds

Necessary tools and materials

  • Strips of expanded polystyrene (5-10 mm; they absorb the movement of the screed, due to temperature expansions)

  • Primer – for preparation of the base

 

  • Trowel

 

  • Sealing tape

 

  • Spiked roller (‘needle’ roller)

 

  • Porous trowel

  • Floating rule – for smoothing the screed

 

  • Spiked floor-layer screed shoes

  • Large/small straight edge