There is a product called self-levelling cement. It's quite liquid when
mixed properly and will spread-out like pancake batter and self-level
itself. Available at HomeDepot I think.
As far as the basement drain goes..It's intended to provide drainage
under the concrete floor to the gravel level underneath the concrete in
case your hotwater tank or other water devices burst a big water leak.
If you fill-it in with cement or grout and block it..you'll be sorry if
you flood your basement for whatever reason...your insurance adjuster
will see this in a heartbeat and deny an insurance claim on that basis.
Why do you think you need to level your basement?
- Carpet will go over an uneven surface just fine
- Tile will go over a somewhat eneven surface too, if done with care
- Wood floors on sleepers will go over an uneven or out of level floor
- a floating, laminate floor, will go over an un-level floor just fine
as long as its generally flat.
Why would you think you would want to fill in a basement drain?
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