Guide to Specifying Modified Screeds

Think you know about screeds? Think again!

This seminar offers guidance on how to specify modified screeds successfully. It looks at the types of screeds available and the design considerations and installation methods that can affect your decisions on screed selection.

 

Core Curriculum Subjects – Designing and building it:  design, construction, technology and engineering

 

Knowledge level – General awareness

 

Learning outcomes of the CPD – a knowledge, awareness and understanding of:

  • design considerations
  • performance categories
  • substrates
  • DPMs and priming
  • surface preparation
  • screed depths
  • a variety of modified screeds
  • various test methods
  • specialist contractors

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