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  1. J

    Cheap self leveling kit?

    A job coming up I'm would like to use a self leveling kit. I'm wondering if the cheap Amazon ones are any good or can anyone recommend one? I'll be tiling large format porcelain on walls
  2. M

    instalay self adhesive floor tiling mat.

    we have an architect building a number of apartments that we are pricing for. he would like this used on the bathroom floors. has anyone on here used this product and is it any good. cheers.
  3. T

    Floor tiles lifted on calcium based self level floor

    Hi all,my tiler fitted 600x600 porceline tiles to my calcium based concrete slab,it was 4 months after it being poured and he did a test by laying a peice of polythene taped around edges to see if it was still emiting moisture,this was after it was professionally sanded sorry and no moisture was...
  4. D

    Large area to be self levelled

    Hi there, Just looking for advice on a few things, I am going to be starting a new project in a few weeks. I actually lay wooden floors not tiles but recently I have found that i am needing to do alot more of my own sub floor prep, especially for parquet floors and the sub floor prep is the...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. L

    I need advise asap! I used self leveler instead of grout!!

    Seriously! I grabbed the wrong bag and used self-leveler instead of grout!! I know, I've said every possible thing to myself that you are already thinking! I don't know what to do now though! It's for a polished rock shower floor. I don't know if I should apply a thin layer of grout over top...
  9. 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.
  10. J

    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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. C

    Finishing stages of self build.... Question on anti crack options and Adhesive

    Hi Guys, first of all thanks for the wealth of info on here. I have tried searching to find answers of which I found some but not conclusive As the Tile suggests , just in final stages of completing my self build forever home and have a few questions on the tiling of the downstairs...
  15. Stu Brard

    Decoupling membrane on self levelling

    Afternoon all, I will be self levelling a 20sqm floor to a depth of 20mm using a flexi levelling compound. My question is, should I fit a decoupling membrane before tiling commences? Thanks in advance, Stu.
  16. Stu Brard

    Self levelling over vinyl tiles

    Good morning, I have a quick question.. is it ok to use self levelling over an old existing vinyl floor (square tiles) They are stuck Down extremely well but the floor has some low spots. Any advice gratefully received, Regards, Stu.
  17. Slippery

    Self levelling technique

    I have a small floor, around 6msq to level up before tiling. The customer has already poured some SLC but there are still hollows and mounds. Whats the best way of ensuring I get a nice smooth surface across the whole area?
  18. coujin

    Self leveling compound

    Hello, I've recently started renovating our kitchen/dinner. We've had a new concrete slab poured and it appears that the builders have put a tamped finish on it. They used a rack to spread it out and get it level 'by eye'... Due to this, I cant determine how level the floor is and how much...
  19. schakal

    self levelling compound

    I am about to start levelling the concrete kitchen floor soon and I have a bit of a question regarding the self levelling compound I have. It is the Ultra Level It One Self Levelling Compound and on the packaging it says 3 to 50mm bed thickness . Does this mean i am not able to feather the slc...
  20. Localtiler

    Self adhesive tanking corners

    does anyone know of any? I can’t find any to buy, except this kit which isn’t good value but looks like a good kit for sealing upto fitted trays. NEW: Orbry Proseal Bath & Shower Sealing Kit | Orbry - https://www.orbry.com//01/new-orbry-proseal-bath-shower-sealing-kit/
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