Concrete slab add

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Concrete slab add

Post by greg1 » Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:01 am

What is the way to raise concrete floors? I know there are some self leveling compounds, but they are quite expensive. Is there a cheaper alternative? I need to add a couple of inches in one of the rooms.

Self levelers allow for up to 1" max I believe @ 6 sq ft per bag and $30-$40 per bag. Too expensive.

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Re: Concrete slab add

Post by A. Spruce » Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:42 am

You can overlay concrete with at least 2" of new concrete. Anything less and you're looking at cracking and flaking issues.
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Re: Concrete slab add

Post by Shannon » Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:56 am

What about some wood sleepers with 3/4" plywood over that?
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