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How to make a semi-dry screed floor with their hands.

Most often elevation subfloor in our homes is poor. Minor differences can be easily align the mixture self-leveling screed or a thin layer. But, what if the difference is very large base and a layer of screed is necessary to make more than ten centimeters?

In this case, the best option would be using the floor leveling screeds semi using expanded clay. Make it possible to completely own hands. The main thing is to know the features and strictly observe stacking technology layers. How correctly to do such a screed floor with their hands? Consider the following.

Process leveling floor screeds semi-dry method begins with the preparation of a base. It should be possible to clean the floor of debris and dust. The floor should be clean and dry.

Then do waterproofing the floor with the help of polyethylene film. Puts her lap and fix tape. This is necessary to protect the expanded clay from moisture.

Along the perimeter of the room damper paving the tape, in order to compensate for the change in the screed volume under the influence of temperature and humidity. If, you do not, the screed can crack.

Then scatter concrete block to the desired height. Please be aware that the layer of sand and cement screeds should be only 4-5 cm. Therefore, the rest of the cubic capacity of expanded clay slept.

The layer of expanded clay aligned using a laser level. For ease of movement of the screed using pieces of plywood or OSB-plates.

Then lay out the masonry grid around the perimeter for reinforcement of ties.

Using clamps connect mesh with each other.

Further, around the perimeter of coupler sprinkle a thin layer of cement and water to pour clutch expanded clay. Reserve layer for a day to settle and harden.

Then set the beacons using perlgips.

Next pour cement-sand mixture space between the guide beacons. To prepare the mixture using cement M 200. We begin casting process from the far corner and gradually move toward the door.

Using rules aligned cement-sand mixture.

After completion of the screed to dry reserve. And do not forget about limiting access to the screed pets.

Otherwise, their traces remain on the floor for long memory.

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