4 posts / 0 new
Last post
Leveling Concrete

Could someone please help. Is there any way to level a concrete floor about 1/2 to 2 inches. The space is about 5x15 feet. This space was used as a porch but now is closed in and I would like to cover it with floating hardwood flooring.

Hank Bauer
Re: Leveling Concrete

See if you can find a product called ARDEX K-301

A. Spruce
Re: Leveling Concrete

What is this space, why is it so out of whack, and what is the proposed use/traffic pattern?

Re: Leveling Concrete

Go to one of your local concrete/brick/block supply houses. Some of the larger ready-mix outfits have a showroom with clerks at the counter that are very knowledgeable. There are several different concrete levelers. The most expensive but easiest to use is a self leveling concrete. You mix up the concrete in a barrel or large trash can to the exact portions on the instructions and then pour it on the floor. The concrete self levels. Don't touch it or try to improve on it after you pour it. Mix up more then you think you need and only pour the concrete until the area is leveled. Toxx the rest out or use it somwhere else.

Sponsored Stories

TV Listings

Find TV listings for This Old House and Ask This Old House in your area.