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 Post subject: self leveler
PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2022 1:20 pm 
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anyone know of a self leveler that nail down can be installed over?


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 Post subject: Re: self leveler
PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2022 10:39 pm 
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After I grind the high spots I use thick tar paper, like roll roofing or three tab shingles, for up to a quarter inch thickness. Then if more is needed tar paper and plywood. I use sub-floor adhesive to make sure the ply is secured.


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 Post subject: Re: self leveler
PostPosted: Fri Mar 04, 2022 8:28 am 
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thanks for the reply but was told by someone about a self leveler so that is what I am trying to find info on


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 Post subject: Re: self leveler
PostPosted: Fri Mar 04, 2022 3:36 pm 
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I have not heard of a self-leveling compound that doesn't get too brittle when it hardens, or one that can be nailed through. Small areas are fixable with the tar paper technique. I've built up a porch floor to one and five eighths inch at the thick end, over 6 feet with tar paper and plywood.


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