Leveling A Concrete Slab Floor


Leveling your concrete slab can be a supportive way to deal with faults in the finish work. Although you may already have a professionally poured and finished slab, the nature of concrete can lead to a variety of problems later. Concrete flooring is Very tough and resilient, and can withstand the pressure from very heavy equipment such as cars, trucks, forklifts etc.,

Filling Cracks:

Many slabs develop cracks. If you have minor cracks, you can use an epoxy to fill the gaps. If you have huge cracks or breakage in your slab, you may want to consult with an expert concrete finisher about the issue. While you may be able to patch larger areas with cement, it's important to ascertain whether the cracks are still active, carrying the potential to spread further and cause additional damage. Although you may be able to handle the patchwork on your own, professional guidance may be especially important for avoiding damage to a hard floor covering like tile or wood.


A bonding agent is an important preliminary product prior to applying your finish material. This will provide a suitable surface with which the concrete levelling material can bond so that it stays in place once it hardens. You can consult with your bag of levelling material to determine the recommended primer for the product. This will ensure that you are using materials that are designed to complement each other, leading to less opportunity for the leveller to crack or fail. Use a long-handled paint roller for easy application of the material. Allow time for the agent to dry before moving on to the levelling process

Mixing & Applications:

It's important to select a high-quality, self-levelling underlayment so that you can count on reliable results. Quality check can provide you with helpful insight as to the reliability of a product. Look for both professional and amateur experiences to decide on your ideal material.

Assemble the tools and water required to create your mixture. Be precise with water measurements so that your material will set in a timely manner. Have your drill and paint mixing attachment ready. Use a corded drill so that you can obtain a consistent, smooth mixture. Mix the levelling product well, and pour onto the surface to be treated. You can use a long-handled squeegee to help the material to spread if you are treating a large surface. You can also use a hand trowel for spreading material in a smaller area. The self-levelling nature of the product, however, enables it to spread and dry with little additional attention. Allow your material to dry before covering with any flooring materials.

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