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Old 02-06-2014, 10:59 PM   #1
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new to self leveling compound. need guidance


I am tiling my floor bathroom and want to make sure the floor is nice and level. I already used thin set to attach 1/2" durock along with screws.

Ive been reading installation instructions on some self leveling products and it states i need to pour it over metal lath. Do i need to do this over the durock?

any tips will be great!
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Old 02-07-2014, 08:47 AM   #2
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I'm going to guess that you shouldn't be using this on top of the durock, but instead under it. Someone more knowledgeable will chime in soon.
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And Mikegp would be right.
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I used it right over the plywood subfloor (per manufacturers instruction) worked great to level a 1/2" deflection over an 8' section. Be careful that NO voids are left in the floor to the basement.... floor looked solid to me, poured the leveler and had a flood in the basement.....that was a LONG day. The compound must have came through the nail holes b/c it came down the edges of each joist. In the ens it turned out perfect and the bathroom looks good.
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