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what's the minimum thickness/build-up to expect from self-leveling mortar?

what's the minimum thickness/build-up to expect from self-leveling mortar?


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Old 12-11-05, 08:11 PM
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what's the minimum thickness/build-up to expect from self-leveling mortar?

What's the minimum amount of rise I can expect our of self-leveling mortar?

I'm working on a boathroom that sits on the slab of my house; I'm replacing the pan of my stall shower at the moment. The new pan has a tight structural grid on the bottom so it's not forgiving of irregularities in the foundation. My thought was to pour self-leveling compound over the 36" by 36" spot where the pan will sit. I don't want to raise it too much, though, because the drain pipe is supposed to be flush with the surface. It's already there. I figured I'll be ok if it raises it no more than 1/4".

Sorry if this seems like a silly question - I've never worked with the stuff before so I haven't seen it in action.
 
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Old 12-15-05, 05:55 AM
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I have yet to see a true self leveler, that could be feather edged.

Check with the manufacturer of each product you have an eye on. The specs (on-line) should tell you where to dam, and how deep it will go.
 
 

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