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    • JuzaMum
    • By JuzaMum 10th Feb 18, 8:58 PM
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    WWYD? different level floors
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    WWYD? different level floors 10th Feb 18 at 8:58 PM
    I am having LVT put down in a hallway and room in 9 days. The hallway has floorboards and the room floor concrete. When we took up the carpet in the concrete floored room we found several layers of hardboard underneath. After removing this we found the concrete floor is 2cm lower than the floorboards. What would be the best way of bringing the concrete floor up to level with the floorboards? Obviously anything with a long drying time is not an option.
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    • martinthebandit
    • By martinthebandit 10th Feb 18, 9:00 PM
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    Several layers of hardboard perhaps?
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    • Mr.Generous
    • By Mr.Generous 10th Feb 18, 9:06 PM
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    • 10th Feb 18, 9:06 PM
    Several layers of hardboard perhaps?
    Originally posted by martinthebandit
    Very good.

    A sand / cement screed leveled with a trowel to just below the wooden floor, then a liquid latex level and fill if you want it perfect.
    • Warwick Hunt
    • By Warwick Hunt 10th Feb 18, 9:07 PM
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    • 10th Feb 18, 9:07 PM
    Very good.

    A sand / cement screed leveled with a trowel to just below the wooden floor, then a liquid latex level and fill if you want it perfect.
    Originally posted by Mr.Generous
    And the likelihood of a successful diy?
    • JuzaMum
    • By JuzaMum 10th Feb 18, 9:10 PM
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    • 10th Feb 18, 9:10 PM
    Floor fitters will put on latex.
    Any chance of an idiots guide to putting down sand/cement please?
    The room is only about 5.5 square meters so not a huge area to do.
    • JuzaMum
    • By JuzaMum 19th Feb 18, 8:51 PM
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    • 19th Feb 18, 8:51 PM
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    • 19th Feb 18, 8:51 PM
    Problem solved. 18mm ply screwed into the concrete every 100mm. Room and hall are on the same level
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