A polyurethane self-leveling floor screed is a plastic that seamlessly can be applied over an existing surface. This can almost with each a surface as possible. Generally PU cast floor is a soft and warm floor. This screed fits perfectly in a modern interior and is extremely easy to maintain. Horboom Flooring is a specialist in the construction of PU cast floors.
The difference between a polyurethane and an epoxy floor
PU floor is soft and flexible, where Epoxy is more hard with high impact loads. Epoxy can be used only on stable, crack-free and rigid polyurethane floors while also less stable surfaces such as wooden floors can be applied. Polyurethanes floors are designed for the aesthetic market and are very suitable for offices, showrooms, museums and homes. The unique properties of polyurethanes floors are adamant that the floor does not feel, excellent foot traffic and noise dampening. A major advantage of the PU floor relative to the epoxy floor is that heating can be employed. The choice in embodiments is, however, greater in an epoxy floor.
A polyurethane screed is currently very popular as design floor!
PU Screed is extremely popular as a screed. Horboom specializes in all floor fillers! As mentioned above PU cast floors are therefore more suitable for example in your living room or office. You can choose the patterns and images themselves. It is even possible to include your company logo in the floor. An epoxy coating is suitable for example in industrial areas. What kind of floor is best suited to you depends so entirely on the application you want to use it.
The advantages and disadvantages of a Polyurethane floor
- Sleek modern look
- Easy to maintain and clean
- Suitable for underfloor heating
- works retardant
- Elastic, will not crack and can be applied to less stable soils.
- Sound deadening, if you are not satisfied can be provided with an additional cushioning layer.
- Available in all RAL colors
The disadvantages of PU cast floors are that the application takes time and that during application odor can occur (this odor naturally pulls away). And as mentioned before, there is less choice of finishes than for example an epoxy floor.
The construction of floors Polyurethanes
The construction of a PU cast floor starts with leveling the ground, then the floor is provided vane primer layer, it provides the ultimate adhesion of the floor and sucks itself into the ground. After the primer layer is applied a screed. This layer ensures that all small holes and bumps are put close. After this the actual screed is applied. By pouring the floor and edit the material with the chip creates a unique look that the PU cast floor is known for. To make it work completely perfectly finish is applied with lacquer, this is the so-called protective layer of your screed.
Maintenance Polyurethane floor
A polyurethane screed always has a certain sensitivity scratch. You can scratches are best avoided in the following manner:
- Cleaning with a mop, soft broom or vacuum cleaner with a soft mouth.
- Wet cleaning may not aggressive detergent, do not use too much soap as you may get an unwanted greasy soap film on your screed.
- Do not (too) hot water, it creates rather calcification on the screed. do not let the water too long on the screed.
It is also very important to keep sand out, shed formation can lead to unsightly scratches on your screed. For example, use a good doormat to prevent sand.
We at Horboom Floors can your PU cast floors completely execute your wishes. We not only for individuals, but also provide beautiful floors for businesses!