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Screed Flooring

 

For reliable screed flooring, look no further than Wright Minimix. Our screed floors provide a smooth surface finish and will help you get the most from your underfloor heating. We are the best in the business when it comes to sourcing and delivering the perfect bespoke concrete mix for your screed flooring project. Contact our team today to discuss your requirements on 0117 958 2090.

What is screed flooring?

 

Floor screed consists of a thin layer of cementitious material applied to a solid concrete subfloor, frequently over underfloor heating. The screed flooring mixture traditionally consists of sharp sand and cement, similar to regular concrete, however, its consistency is less course and more liquid in nature to ensure a smooth surface finish and better thermal benefits.


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What are the benefits of screed flooring?

 

There are many benefits to choosing screed flooring, one of which is its smooth, level surface finish. A screed floor provides a suitable flat surface for laying tiles, carpets or floorboards should you choose to, eliminating any unevenness and improving health and safety by reducing potential trip hazards.

The second excellent benefit of screed flooring is its increased thermal conductivity when paired with underfloor heating. The initial fluidity of liquid screed when it's poured means that it wraps around your underfloor heating pipes entirely, making it more efficient at transferring heat throughout your floor compared with regular concrete mixes.

What type of screed flooring do I need?

 

There are three main types of screed flooring - unbonded, bonded and floating:

Unbonded screed flooring – is applied on top of a damp proof membrane which is laid on the concrete subfloor.
Bonded screed flooring – is applied directly to the concrete subfloor.
Floating screed flooring – is applied over a layer of insulation or an underfloor heating system.

If you are unsure which screed flooring option is right for you, our team of concreting experts are more than happy to discuss your requirements and give you their professional opinion, based on years of experience in the screed flooring industry. Get in touch today on 0117 958 2090.

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Screed Flooring FAQ's

 

We want our screed flooring service to be as transparent as possible. Here are the answers to a few of the most frequently asked questions we receive. If you cannot find the answer you're looking for, don't hesitate to contact us on 0117 958 2090 and a member of our team will be happy to assist you.

The depth of your screed flooring will depend on whether or not it is unbonded, bonded or floating, and located in a domestic or industrial setting. Our team are happy to advise further when they learn further details of your project.

We have a large fleet of vehicles at our disposal to ensure that you receive your concrete screed on time and to your specifications. We can either tip your screed directly into a wheelbarrow for you to apply yourself or provide a concrete pump to apply the screed directly where you need it.

You will need to carry out a certain level of preparation before we can pour your screed flooring. Check out our screeding preparation guide for further guidance, or contact our team. 

We are the right people for you – let’s work together!
Contact us on 0117 958 2090 today to get a quote or to find out more.

 

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Why choose us for all your ready mix concrete needs?
20th March 2020

Discover why Wright Minimix is the go-to manufacturer and supplier of ready mix concrete to both the construction and DIY industry in the South West and South Wales.

The best ready mix concrete in the South  

At Wright Minimix, our ready mix concrete is no ordinary concrete. As a leading name in the construction industry we pride ourselves on the high quality of our concrete that is mixed to each customer’s bespoke specifications. This means that each and every customer can rest assured that the ready mix concrete they receive is exactly right for their intended purposes.

Outstanding reputation based on excellence

Throughout the years that we have been supplying ready mix concrete to the construction industry and talented DIYer’s, Wright Minimix has earned an outstanding reputation not only for our high quality ready mix concrete, but also for our excellent customer service. Indeed, we pride ourselves on delivering a service that is based on helpfulness, friendliness and providing our customers with expert advice and guidance.

Delivered (contact free) right where you need it

Our fleet of 45 concrete pumps will deliver your ready mix concrete right where you need it, no matter where. Our specialist minipumps may be small but they’re incredibly robust and are perfect for getting to limited access sites. At the other end of the scale are our enormous boom pumps which are among the biggest in Europe and are used for high altitude pumping and reaching over obstacles, such as other buildings. And we can deliver your ready mix concrete contact free to help keep everyone on site safe.

Cut down on waste thanks to our knowledgeable team

Our experienced team are experts in what they do so if you’re not sure how much ready mix concrete your project needs, we’re here to help. To give you a good idea of the volume you’ll require, you can also use our free online calculator. Not only does ordering the right amount of concrete save you time, money and hassle, it also helps you reduce your carbon footprint as no emissions are wasted in producing and transporting the excess.


To arrange your competitive quotation for the best ready mix concrete in the South and South Wales, contact Wright Minimix today on 0117 958 2090 and we’ll be happy to help.

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COVID-19 Update From Wright Minimix
19th March 2020

We would like to take this opportunity to share a statement from our Directors in regard to the current situation and our response:

"At this time we are Covid free and taking on orders as usual.

This is a developing situation beyond our control and we have no idea how badly our ability to supply will be affected. We do not intend to voluntarily close our business but all our personnel are expected to follow the government guidance should they exhibit symptoms. What effect this ultimately has on our workforce and numbers at work we do not know and cannot guess. At worst we expect to be able to carry on with a limited supply to those customers who are able to work themselves. Please keep calling us to place orders."

The entire team at Wright Minimix thanks you for your continued support at this time.

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A useful guide to our concrete blocks
03rd March 2020

If you’re looking for high quality concrete blocks at fantastic prices for your residential or commercial project, read on to discover more about the blocks from the South’s leading manufacturer and supplier of concrete products, Wright Minimix

What size do your concrete blocks come in?

To ensure we have the right product for all your construction needs, our concrete blocks are available in the following sizes: 

  • Lengths: 290mm, 390mm and 440mm
  • Widths: 75mm, 100mm, 140mm, 190mm, 215mm, 300mm and 440mm
  • Heights: 100mm, 140mm, 190mm and 215mm

What are the specifications of your concrete blocks?

Our concrete blocks have a tolerance of D1, a mean compressive strength of 3.6 - 30N/mm2 (Unit Strength) and a shear bond strength of 0.15N/mm2 (tabulated Value). 

To protect the safety and integrity of your project, all our concrete blocks are fire-resistant, boasting a fire safety grade of A1, the very highest rating available. Our concrete blocks also provide excellent sound insulation and water resistance. Their thermal resistance is 1.11 W/(mK) 10, dry mat / 1960kg/m3 (Density).

Can you deliver the concrete blocks?

At Wright Minimix, our concrete blocks are available in packs of 88 and we are more than happy to deliver them to the areas surrounding our manufacturing plant in Avonmouth. You are also welcome to collect them directly from the plant where the concrete blocks are made. 

Uses for concrete blocks

Our concrete blocks are well-known throughout the construction industry for their exceptional durability, strength and cost-effectiveness. These vital qualities mean our concrete blocks are suitable for a wide range of different uses, including building cavity and solid walls, load-bearing and solid partitions, columns and block and beam flooring. 


To find out more about our concrete blocks or to arrange a quotation, please don’t hesitate to contact the friendly team at Wright Minimix today on 0117 958 2090 and we’ll be happy to help. 

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How to ensure a smooth ready mix concrete delivery
25th February 2020

The success to any project is managing your time effectively so to ensure your delivery of ready mix concrete is smooth and stress free, follow these tips from the experts at Wright Minimix, a leading manufacturer and supplier of concrete.

Choose the right ready mix concrete contractors 

Possibly the most important factor of a successful concrete delivery is choosing the right contractor in the first place. A concrete contractor that has several years of experience working in the industry, has built up a respectable portfolio and can provide testimonials from happy customers are all good indicators that your chosen supplier can deliver exactly what they promise. 

Establish what you need the concrete for

It’ll come as no surprise that not all concrete is the same and that because of this, you need to know what you will be using the ready mix concrete for before you place an order. If you’re not sure, a reputable concrete contractor will be able to advise you and ensure you receive concrete that has been mixed to the exact specifications for your needs. 

Calculate how much concrete you will need 

Once you’ve settled on a concrete contractor and established what type of concrete you require, your next step is to calculate how much you need. It’s incredibly important to get this right as you don’t want to be left with too little and having to order more or left with too much and then having to organise and pay for its disposal. If you’re not sure how much concrete you will need for your project, use our handy online volume calculator to give you a good estimation.

Prepare the site for your delivery 

Last but not least on the road to a successful concrete delivery is making sure your site it prepared to receive it. This includes making sure access to your site isn’t obstructed, so the delivery truck has clear access, and that the location of the pour is completely ready. Don’t worry if your site is tricky to reach, Wright Minimix has a fleet of over 45 concrete delivery trucks that range from one of the smallest pumps in the UK, to one of the largest


If you’re looking for a fast and efficient concrete delivery service, contact Wright Minimix today! Our team has years of experience preparing and delivering quality concrete for a range of different projects, from small DIY endeavours to large scale commercial builds. Simply call 0117 958 2090 or complete and submit our online contact form and we’ll be in touch soon. 

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