Uneven concrete/bitumen floor

Discussion in 'Floors, Stairs and Lofts' started by Markhi43, 5 Dec 2015.

  1. Markhi43

    Markhi43

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    Problem:
    • Tiling a kitchen floor.
    • Half is covered in bitumen (from parquet floor). Half is a new concrete slab.
    • There is a 35mm level difference across the floor and is fairly lumpy.
    Possible solution No.1?:
    • Use latex self-levelling compound such as arditex na.
    • BUT: I am slightly worried the new slab may move and crack along the joint. Which will crack the slc and the tiles.
    • BUT: This solution will offer no insulation and due to the level difference will cost an arm and a leg!
    Possible solution No.2?:
    • Lay chipboard tounge and groove flooring. Using an adhesive to take make it level (in a similar fashion to dot and dabbing) then tiling onto that. Maybe screwing it to floor as well
    • BUT: will this stand the test of time?
    • BUT: is there an adhesive available to do this?
    Please, please help. Gone round and round in circles with this one. Thank you in advance
     

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