How do I level a basement floor?

Answer Leveling a basement floor is often necessary to install another type of material on top of it, usually tile, wood or carpet. If the floor is not completely level, then air bubbles can develop and e... Read More »

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How to Level a Cement Floor in the Basement?

If you want to lay ceramic or vinyl tile, carpet, or any other flooring surface over an old cement floor in the basement, it's important that the cement floor be flat and even. If it isn't, ceramic... Read More »

Will a ceramic tile floor make a basement floor cold?

According to Ceramic Tile and Stone Consultants, ceramic tiles respond to temperatures, and even expand and contract as temperatures change. Since temperatures underground are cooler, tile on a bas... Read More »

Will a concrete floor make the basement floor cold?

Concrete--like natural stone and ceramic tile--will be colder than wood flooring or carpet. If no direct sunlight rays are being absorbed by the concrete floor, your basement space will be colder.R... Read More »

How do I use a laser level to check a floor level?

Position the lase level in one corner.The laser beam should project along the bottom of the wall parallel to the floor. Using a tape measure, measure from the floor up to the laser beam. Repeat th... Read More »