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Protecting new screed

Discussion in 'Building' started by Screech20, 21 May 2019.

  1. Screech20

    Screech20

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    Evening chaps,

    Laid out sand and cement screed yesterday.
    I know I need to leave it a fair amount of time to cure, but believe I can get on it to build the kitchen etc.

    What’s a good product to put on the screed to protect it while it’s curing?

    I though about the plastic floor protection sheets, but we need to let the moisture escape, right?

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    Once it’s gone off enough to take your weight, do you need to cover it?
    I never have, maybe I should have! (What’s the point though?)
     
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    To protect the rest of the house from walking the dust through, stop the dog digging at it etc
     
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    Ah ok. That cardboard temporary flooring cover might do the trick then. Comes in big rolls. Surprisingly hard wearing too, had some down at my place with dogs and kids for a few months.
     
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