News about delays in opening a part of Clitheroe Community Hospital was an unfortunate reminder that moisture levels in screed are ignored at your peril. Vinyl is the floor covering of choice in most hospitals but whilst de-bonded and bubbling vinyl is unsightly in a residential setting, it can be a health and safety hazard in a clinical setting. . At Screed Scientist, we think laying good quality screed isn’t just about seeing a smooth and flat surface; you will only know for certain if your screed is fit for purpose if it’s laid and tested by experts. In this Tomorrow’s Flooring article, we outline what may have gone wrong with the project and the actions that would have prevented it from happening.