As a business, time is precious and it governs operations and profits. Any time that an area in your business premises is out of action can result in a loss of production and, in turn, have a negative effect on your company profits. This is why when it comes to building works, you need to look for the fastest solutions that will mean that certain areas of your workplace will only be out of action for a short period of time. If you are having a refit or refurbishing an old floor in the building then you’ll want this completed as soon as possible to enable you to carry on with your operations. In these instances, using liquid floor screed can mean that you’ll be back in action much sooner than if you opted for sand cement screed for example.
A liquid screed floor comes with a number of benefits over outdated screed methods. The first is the speed in which a liquid screed floor can be installed into your building. Previously businesses would have had to plan for certain areas of the building to be off-limits for substantial periods of time when building works were required. Although you’ll still need to plan for areas to be off-limits, this can now be for only a fraction of the time.
Due to the way in which liquid screed is applied to the floor, installation time is very quick. A liquid screed floor can be installed around 10 times faster than if you chose to install traditional screed. Liquid screed also requires a shallower coating than that of traditional screed which can increase drying times. In fact, it can withstand foot traffic typically within 24 hours. Non-moisture floor finishes can also be applied 14 days after application.
One factor that influences the installation time of a liquid screed floor is that this type of screed is essentially self-levelling, which can take a fair amount of labour out of the installation process.
It’s a good option for underfloor heating
As liquid screed can be installed to a low depth, it’s perfect for underfloor heating. This can help you heat your business premises in a more energy-efficient way and save on heating costs.