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Use self-leveling concrete topping by pouring the product onto a prepared concrete surface and evening the product's surface using a spreader. Pay attention to the product's directions, as different concrete floor topper... More »

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Using self-leveling concrete mix requires proper preparation of the floor, having multiple people for the various jobs and working quickly. Choosing the right type of mix based on the application is also important. More »

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As of 2015, a good location to purchase inexpensive self-leveling compound for a concrete floor is Lowe's. Available compounds and prices can be found using the search bar feature on the website. More »

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