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What is your tool of choice ?

  1. Screeding trowel

    4 vote(s)
    44.4%
  2. Pin leveller

    2 vote(s)
    22.2%
  3. Screed Rake

    1 vote(s)
    11.1%
  4. Cam Rake

    2 vote(s)
    22.2%
  5. Hands

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%

How do you screed ?

Discussion in 'Subfloor Preparation' started by dazlight, Nov 28, 2022.

  1. dazlight

    dazlight Super Moderator

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    What do you use for screeding ? Most young fitters don’t want to use a trowel these days.
     
  2. HC&F

    HC&F Well-Known Member

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    Pin leveller bigger jobs trowel smaller jobs
     
  3. Spacey

    Spacey Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Brick :confused:
     
  4. Benjabloodymino

    Benjabloodymino Well-Known Member

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    Masking tape and cam rake for me
     
  5. Rugmunching

    Rugmunching Well-Known Member

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    Mostly trowel these days, can't be arsed to keep taping up skirts anymore, I made a mistake on my last one by using what you could have used as wax strips :eek: made a right mess, wickes defo had a bad batch of tape that day o_O
     
  6. dazlight

    dazlight Super Moderator

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    And most painters don’t rub down so the paint is crap and comes off easy
     
  7. michaelbeard

    michaelbeard Active Member

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    Cam rake for me
     
  8. Jamesproflooring

    Jamesproflooring New Member

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    I don't use trowel..just pour it thick let it find own level. .then pour next one by it and repeat until floor covered ....sheet of glass every time
     
  9. Rugmunching

    Rugmunching Well-Known Member

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    ...so you use 20 bags for a 50m2 job then?
     
  10. Rugmunching

    Rugmunching Well-Known Member

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    Bet you get lovely smooth edges :D
     
  11. Neilydun

    Neilydun Well-Known Member

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    Not sure I would want to be doing that on my jobs.
    Would be bust after a week
     
  12. Paul

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    I voted trowel but just used a rake for first time yesterday and found it quite good.
     

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