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Old 08-05-2011, 08:00 PM   #1
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Hi, we are renovating our kitchen. There is a slight hump near a heat register and then a slope towards the center of the kitchen. We will be installing hardwood floors. Should we dump a bunch of self leveling concrete to try to even out the floor first? Thx. Matt

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No---Self leveling compound is for tile--the flooring staples or cleats will blow chunks out or the cement material.

Either correct the subfloor issues before you start or use shims.

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There is a slight hump near a heat register and then a slope towards the center of the kitchen.
Wood or concrete subfloor???
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Wood or concrete subfloor???
I missed that somehow---Hardwood---I usually think of 3/4" solid ,nailed down.

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