Rustic floor solution for Scottish Salon refurbishment | LKAB Minerals
Rustic Floor screed in Scotland Salon

In Autumn 2019, Gypsol Rustique floor screed was supplied to Scotscreed in Dundee for a hair salon in Argyll, Scotland.

The Anhydrite based floor screed was installed by Glenalmond Contracts and was originally designed primarily as a pre-floor coverings screed solution. However, when the client of Glow Salon in Oban saw the floor finish, the decision was taken to leave the floor exposed!

A finished floor solution

Daniel Gordon, Area Specification Manager for Gypsol commented ‘When the client saw the finish of the screed, they decided they liked the exposed appearance as a final and wearing surface. On this occasion, the client decided to show off the exposed aggregate which catches the daylight coming through the large windows at the front of the salon, providing a superb visual appearance and in-keeping with many of the smart and contemporary boutique beauty salons on the West Highland coast of Scotland.’

Finishing a Gypsol Rustique floor

Once dry, the floor was sanded by Glenalmond Contracts to remove any contaminants and to make the most of the exposed aggregate, before the client applied a clear sealer. Salon owner Samantha MacLennan told us ‘We absolutely love the floor! It goes with the look of the salon and provides a stylish floor finish.’

A low maintenance option

Due to the demands and daily cleaning in the salon, Gypsol Rustique provides a simple solution, with the ability to wipe the floor clean easily. It is also a low maintenance solution, with the Salon only needing to re-apply sealer as necessary once every few years.

About Gypsol Rustique

The Gypsol range of Anhydrite binders provide a free-flowing and self-compacting floor screed. They are an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional sand cement based screeds and are suitable for any project, from renovations and house builds to commercial units and apartment schemes.

The simplicity and low cost associated with creating a Gypsol Rustique screed floor, allows any self- builder, home-owner or building contractor to choose this type of flooring. Gypsol Rustique as a finished floor provides a clean and dust-free solution.