03:21PM | 12/13/01
Member Since: 12/12/01
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I have a basement remodeling project underway and I am getting close to flooring it. I would like to carpet it but am not sure about leveling the concrete slab first. The basement is dry and had old carpet installed directly on the slab prior to my doing this project. The previous owners partially finished teh basement and now I m re-doing it. Should I level the floor first and if so, how should this be done?


09:51PM | 12/13/01
Member Since: 11/16/01
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Dear Rob,
Depending if your floor is uneven or unlevel,(unlevel meaning higher at one end of the floor.) If you have dips or voids, check with your local home improvement store for a "self-leveling compound". One mixes the proper amount following directions for consistiency and pour into the low spots. Gravity will finish for you.
Good Luck, Len


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