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Screed Drying times

  •    Sub-floors solid or wood need to be dry. British Standards state a screed should be tested using Hygrometry as described in annex A in the standards. The maximum level of relative humidity in the screed is 75%. There are many manufacturers of moisture testing equipment such as Tramex and Protimeter whose instruments can be used to identify areas for further testing with a hygrometer. These instruments can also be used to check the relative humidity to British Standards. The duration of the test will depend on the sub-straight.
  • Tiling onto a wooden floor

    Tiling onto a wooden floor is a big no no , because it can cause your new tiles to crack with the natural movement and expansion you get with wood, The following over boarding should be used to decouple the tiles from the movement ...

    Hardiebackerboard Taken from there website click here
    Why HardieBacker®Only backer board with a lifetime warrantyUsed in place of regular drywall, gypsum boards, glass mesh cement boards, and "floated" walls/floorsBasic Composition: 90% Portland cement and sand with selected additives
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