Pour leveling compound

Uneven floors not only look ugly, but can sometimes be dangerous. Therefore, it is very important to remove such bumps before laying new floor coverings or even tiles. This can be done with leveling compound or leveling compound.

Most houses are old buildings

Only a small percentage of people live in new buildings or homes built after the millennium. Old buildings are very popular with the people, because they offer expansion reserves and can often be renovated by do-it-yourselfers. In addition, it is often a question of expanding unused rooms in the attic or in the basement, giving them a new purpose. However, the floors are often more of a problem as they are anything but flat and need to be leveled out before laying new flooring.

Where and for what balancing mass is used

Compensation measures can be used wherever bumps have formed on the floor. Important is only the distinction between the indoor or outdoor area. Often it will be indoors, which consist of different types of substrates such as:

  • Poured floors
  • Floors with underfloor heating
  • Precast concrete products
  • Gypsum-based floors
  • old tiles
  • wood flooring

Pour leveling compound and remove any bumps

Leveling compound and leveling compound are relatively easy to process products and are very good at remediating or leveling old soils. For example, leveling compound can also be applied or distributed in basements of relatively low height. You decide how thick it should be applied. When processing, especially when mixing, ensure that the processing temperature is suitable and keep the exact quantities in order to achieve a good result later. In particular, pay attention to the preparation of the old floor covering and to the fact that it is both firm and clean as well as dry and free from foreign substances.

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