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Self levelling compound - getting the exact right level

Discussion in 'Floors, Stairs and Lofts' started by happypeter, 26 Oct 2020.

  1. happypeter

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    Hi,

    I’m going to raise an uneven concrete floor by about 10mm. It need to match the floor height in the room next to it.

    I can take the level from that floor and work backwards…but I’m wondering what will happen once I get further into the room and can no longer get the level from the other floor!

    Is there any method to ensure the floor height remains consistent throughout?

    thanks
     
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    Just do it in stages. So get some 9mm plywood ant glue strips to the floor to use as a guide.
     
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    Thanks that is an option but I'm keen to get it done in one go.

    All I can think of is to screw a dozen or so screws into the floor at the required level...I just thought there might be a better way
     
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    Ah ok this specialist flooring stuff ain't cheap is it! At least I know I'm on the right lines
    thanks again
     
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    Sorry I can't help but I do wonder if the trade have a special secret. I have visions of buying a load more bags than I estimate or running back to wickes for another 5 bags mid job, especially when I will be trying to match a new concrete floor to an existing timber after a knock through.
     
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