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FlexiDry floor screeds a big hit with the kids

12 May 2010

FlexiDry fast drying screed has played a key role in several children’s centres and day nurseries designed and built by construction specialists Fordingbridge

FlexiDry's F3 formula, which dries the screed in 21 days, has helped with fast building programmes at the following four locations: • Surestart Children's Centre, Middlesex This 120sqm single storey curved roof building is an addition to Buckland Primary School. Using sustainable building principles, the aim was to produce a light, airy space with flexible internal layout and an integrated canopy, providing activity space for local 0-5 year olds and their families. • Nursery Building, Surrey This new childcare building complements the provision at The Grange Infant School. Its light and airy curved roof structure is made from sustainable Forest Stewardship Council sourced timber. • Children's Centre Building, Stanwell This Children's Centre building project provides accommodation for nursery and preschool age children in the grounds of Town Farm Primary School, Stanwell, together with additional administration space. • Playlinks Children's Centre Building, Surrey This children’s centre at St John's Primary School in Surrey building was designed to create a bright, airy space for a Children's Centre providing preschool and nursery child care as well as after school child care. The highly insulated timber-framed and timber clad building has a curved roof with integral canopy. FlexiDry fast drying screeds are ideal for those looking to create environmentally responsible buildings, as they offer a number of benefits: • FlexiDry allows the screed to be laid at a reduced thickness compared to standard cementitious screeds so less material is needed • with mixing on site there is minimal waste, reducing material sent to landfill • screeds provide the best thermal conductivity, and the dense consistency of FlexiDry provides a better thermal reaction to temperature change that is perfect for underfloor heating • Cementitious screeds using FlexiDry additives are completely recyclable and provide a whole life solution which can be recycled and blended with concrete for further use • And as FlexiDry is high concentrated, its low volume reduces storage and shipping costs. END Contact details for FlexiDry:,, 0845 555 5656 FlexiDry is a low concentrated liquid additive that is simply added to a cementitious screed mix on site. Depending on the concentration added, FlexiDry transforms screed drying times with a choice of 7, 14 or 21 days. In addition to reduced drying times, FlexiDry benefits include the ability to accept foot traffic after 12 hours of laying; improved compressive strength; and a reduced carbon footprint. Due to its high density and easy compaction FlexiDry is the perfect partner for underfloor heating systems.

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