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  1. Leveling floor that meets drywall...

    Flooring
    I stupidly framed out my basement and put up drywall, which looks great. I then realized that I should level the floor - the floor drops 3-4" over 12' and it isn't flat, either. I want to use concrete to level the floor so that I have more flooring options. My drywall ends ~1" off of the floor...
  2. Help leveling a sloped garage floor room that's been finished. Drywall / Deck Mud

    Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    I have a room in the basement with a concrete floor that slopes 2" over 11 feet. It's finished in that it has drywall, but there is no flooring yet. I need to raise the floor to be level. The room has a high corner. Plan: Use dry pack mud to raise the floor to level. Use thinset on the floor...
  3. How to make these 2 areas with concrete floors level

    Building & Construction
    I need some advice on how to level the 2 areas of my house that are next to each other. One room used to be a garage converted by the last owner (poorly):plain: The other area is the entry-way that was covered by flooring I removed... and SURPRISE concrete SLAB?:vs_worry: So now... the...
  4. Cement Board installed. Questions on leveling.

    Flooring
    I'm sure a lot of you have seen my previous posts on subflooring before installing 12x24 porcelain tile. I have finally finished installing the hardie backer and just checked my floor flatness before I start tiling. I used a 2 ft grid and laser level to find my high spot/spots and have figured...
  5. How to level old shower bed?

    Flooring
    I want to tile over the slab area where a previous shower had been. It's about 2'x3' and dips about 2" below level at center (drain). The slab is continuous (no separate shower pan). I was thinking mortar to level the depression, but I'm afraid the mortar won't bond where it feathers to 0 at the...
  6. Help in foundation for vinyl shed on existing pad

    Building & Construction
    HI - I saw a previous posting but no answer - hope you can help. I have a 7x7 vinyl shed with metal reinforced walls. It comes with vinyl/plastic floor. I understand the key to easy install is super level base because the floor pieces have to snap together. My problem is - I am putting up...
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