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Old 02-09-2012, 12:59 AM   #1
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Best way to level sections of a concrete floor?


What is the best way to level a section of a concrete floor?

I'm thinking of just getting a few bags of concrete and laying it, then maybe going over it with self-leveling compound.

Will that work? I guess I'm just not certain which product I should use, or if it even really matters. Crack-resistant concrete is $5 for 80 pounds, vs $11 for 25 pounds of leveling compound.

Any idea what I should use?

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What are you going to do with the slab after leveling? SLCs are to soft for a finished floor and must be covered with tile/carpet/sheet goods.

Will the slab be exposed to freezing?

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What are you going to do with the slab after leveling? SLCs are to soft for a finished floor and must be covered with tile/carpet/sheet goods.

Will the slab be exposed to freezing?
Going to lay down epoxy.

No freezing, it's in a basement.

What about this:

http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1...&storeId=10051
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