Leveling interior concrete floor

Is here a product where I can build a small frame in the area I need to have almost perfectly level, and mix and pour it so it levels out by gravity?
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Geoman wrote:

Look in a tile store. One product sold by Home Depot is manufactured by Custom and I believe is called Levelquick. Mix it, pour the whole area at once, and it levels and drys hard enough to accept a tile floor when poured over suitable base floor.
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No you need a level and a trovel
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After reading yours and re-reading the original post, I have a feeing that you are right.
That person needs to level the frame first using a level, and don't rely on leveling compound to level the area if the area is anything but small.
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I am not an expert in this area. But I have used leveling compound in some occasions.
If the area is small (let say the size of a small bathroom), you can use leveling compound to level the floor.
If the area is anything but small, you cannot rely on the leveling compound to "self-level" because it will not self-level in anything but a small area. You will have to manually spread out the leveling compound.
If you are going to build a frame to surround the area that you want to level (as what you have said), you may not need leveling compound. You can use concrete that is MUCH cheaper than leveling compound. You can use a long piece of straight 2x4 and rest it on the frame, and kind of moving it back and fro to level it. This should be good enough for ceramic tiles and such. If this is still not smooth enough for your flooring material (such as vinyl flooring), you can go back and pour leveling compound over it. You will use much less leveling compound in this way, and leveling compound is very expensive.
Even if you use leveling compound, you may still need a long flat trowel to smooth it. Better off get it ready and use it as needed (and refund it if not needed), than wanting to use it and not have it (meanwhile the expensive leveling compound is setting up right in front of you).
Hope this helps.
Jay Chan
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