Asked by: Magin Kirchpfening
asked in category: General Last Updated: 25th January, 2020

How do you level a large concrete floor?

Here's what to do:
  1. Fill any cracks with epoxy.
  2. Apply latex bonding compound over all the concrete when the floor is absolutely dry.
  3. Mix the self-leveling compound with water, according to the manufacturer's instructions.
  4. Pour the self-leveling compound immediately, because it can dry very quickly.

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Also question is, how thick can self leveling concrete be poured?

Self-leveling concrete can be poured anywhere from 1/4" to 1" thick.

One may also ask, can you use self leveling concrete as a finished floor? Self leveling concrete is mixed very fine into a flowable mixture that is applied at ¼ – ½ inch thick. While once only used as an underlayment, recent technological advancements have led to the use of self leveling concrete as a finished floor.

Keeping this in consideration, how much does it cost to level a concrete floor?

A process known as “slab jacking” or “mudjacking” is used to level a concrete slab or foundation. The cost of leveling a slab usually averages around $500 to $1,500, but it all depends on the size of the area to level, the materials used, and the labor involved.

Can you pour new concrete over old concrete?

If the existing concrete is in good shape structurally, you can pour new concrete over it to freshen it up. Proper prep work is key to success when layering new concrete over old. If the existing concrete is in good shape structurally, you can pour new concrete over it to freshen it up.

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