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Lump/ridge in my concrete floor

Discussion in 'Building' started by Robpoole, 27 Oct 2009.

  1. Robpoole

    Robpoole

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    Hi I have concrete floors in my house and at some point the kitchen has been knocked into a kitchen diner. To that ammends there is a ridge/lump where some of the previous adjoining wall has been (possibly a pantry). It is approximately 4 foot square and is raised about 1.5 inches. There are no water, gas or electrics any where near it and I want to lay laminate flooring over it. The remaining floor slopes away gently and will not be a problem but obviously if I put laminate over the ridge/lump it will look rediculous and the laminate with bend and the joines will show. Can anyone andvise me on the easiest and most effective way to remove this ridge/lump so I can then lay the floor. Any advice on this subject will be greatly appreciated.
     
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    You will need to hire a concrete breaker, break away the raised lump, level off & seal. Then lay the floor.
    Its a dusty job, lot of noise also.
    OR
    you could make a step up to it (that wont look nice)
     
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    you could try a floor planer which is a lot easier and quicker, when taken down to the level required simply put a little self level on and job done
     
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    Are you having a laugh! Ever used a floor planer! Frickin nightmare, noisy, dusty, heavy, horrid, piece of kit!

    Well, the one i used anyhow. :LOL:
     
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