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  1. G

    I need advice What smoothing compound for bitumen adhesive

    Hi Having removed old "marley" tiles there is a residue of bitumen adhesive. What is the best smoothing compound to cover this before laying the tiles? Thanks. Gnasher
  2. A

    My 1st Job floor is running out.

    Guys. If a floor is running out. Would you pack tiles with extra adhesive or use a leveling compound. Thanks in advance.
  3. Andy Allen

    Roller for leveling compound..

    Anyone use a spike roller for leveling floors....??
  4. Andy Allen

    Leveling compound....

    I've been using the t/m rapid leveler, although in the hot weather it goes off to quickly, almost as soon you pour it..! Any recommendations of a leveler that flows as well .........but doesn't go off in 3 seconds.. :)
  5. L

    Kitchen Floor tiling on Latex Self Levelling Compound

    Hi all, needed some advice. Can you fit kitchen floor tiles on a surface made level using a latex self levelling compound. Can you tile straight onto the latex levelled surface or would you need to do something else before laying the tiles. I hope i have been clear and if not apologies as this...
  6. C

    External self levelling ideas?

    Morning guys and gals, Anyone used Wickes products for external levelling? Cheers in advance, Chewie
  7. Localtiler

    Preparation What's your favourite levelling compound ?

    Ive used Tilemaster levelflex a lot recently but I'm looking for something that flows better, and behaves better, whats your go to leveller ? Rapid level 30 is the best flowing and the best final finish I've ever known but it's not always suitable with its working time and limited depth. Does...
  8. Beyond the blue

    Leveling compound 'skin'

    I used some Mapei Ultimate leveler 1210 yesterday. Today I've noticed that in an area of it a skin 1mm thick has raised and separated and can easily be scraped off. When I laid it there was quite a lot of air bubbles rising in it and I went over with a steel float to try and get rid of them, now...
  9. Bopster

    2 part self levelling compound

    had a quote back from a supplier for electric ufh and they’ve included 30 bags/bottles of ultra level it 2 slc. Ive used mapei renovation screed recently, what/if are the benefits of 2 bottle/bag?
  10. R

    Electric UFH Cable raised up through self levelling compound

    Hi all, Firstly I would like to say this forum has a lot of useful content, I’ve found it extremely helpful over the past few weeks as a diy tiler. I’ve installed an electric ufh mat and put down a suitable self levelling compound. The compound is pretty much dry and I’ve noticed in some areas...
  11. R

    Tiling over UFH using a levelling compound onto Marmox Boards

    Hi all, I will be tiling my bathroom this weekend and want to make sure I'm set up to get it all finished by Sunday evening. The existing substrate: 18mm plywood 12.5mm marmox board I'm fitting an electric underfloor heating mat and propose to use a self leveling compound and then tile...
  12. Miles

    New self level compound

    Hi all, I have looked at a job today and the customer has already bought 14 bags of level compound that I have not used before. It’s Mapei Ultimate Level 1210...I’ve used Mapei grout, adhesive and screed but not this and a quick google search shows that Screwdix sell it as well as several online...
  13. N

    For Sale 20 x 20kg Self Leveller Compound Ultra Tile Fix Pro Flexible

    Self leveller by neil4073 posted Jan 13, 2019 at 1:33 PM I've 20 bags of brand new unopened Ultra Tile Fix Pro Level Fibre Reinforced Flexible Floor Leveller/Self Levelling Compound. Bought for a job that was cancelled. Retails £15.54 online inc VAT. Selling for £200 for all 20 bags Buyer to...
  14. E

    Mapei Primers for mapei leveling compound

    ON this thread: Floor Tiling On Concrete - Several Questions About Floor Prep and Laying - https://www.tilersforums.com/threads/floor-tiling-on-concrete-several-questions-about-floor-prep-and-laying.87417/page-2#post-931307 I asked abuit how to level a row of engineering bricks that sit 2 to...
  15. S

    Preparation Self Levelling Advice On Sunken Quarry Tiles

    Hi Everyone, I was hoping someone could give me some advice for how I can get some floor tiles in my kitchen. I'm in the process of refitting it with help from my father in law. The original floor was vinyl, on top of a mostly crumbled self levelling cement on top of some very unlevel quarry...
  16. D

    priming self levelling compound

    i have used this to level out a bathroom floor (link below) Ultra Level It One Fibre Plus | Topps Tiles - https://www.toppstiles.co.uk/tprod45932/ultra-level-it-one-fibre-plus.html do i need to prime this before tiling ? and if so what ratio.
  17. J

    Pictures Self Levelling Compound issue (pictures)

    So this is my first time using SLC, it's Mapei ULTRAPLAN 3240. Once I was coming to the end of the mix I notice a sludge at the bottom, I assume because I've mixed too fast *Facepalm. I mixed half a 25kg bag. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. I'm worried the mixed might be too wet now...
  18. K

    Self Levelling Compound Over Old Vinyl Adhesive

    Hi all Ive take up really old vinyl floor tiles that were here when we moved in (in the kitchen) - god knows how long theyve been there. The tile came up ok but left a glue type substance on the the original tile underneath from when the house was built im guessing I need to level the floor...
  19. V

    Self level compound poor job?

    Hi my tiler screeded my bathroom floor 4 days ago and it hasnt fully cured in places. There also a white powdery residue on top. In some places where its thinnest it has set. In other places not so well - you can walk on it but i tried scraping some of the white residue and slithers of screed...
  20. Pritch

    Self Level compound or board first?

    Hi everyone . I have a question to ask about my bathroom. I'm about to install electric under floor heating in my bathroom and lay new tiles . I've lifted the old tiles that were laid directly on top of the chip board flooring but the old adhesive is extremely difficult to get off. Is it ok...
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