Our basement concrete floor has acquired a number of cracks, chips,
etc. over the past 100+ years. Also, some areas still have traces of
old concrete furnace pads. Finally, the floor is far from level with
the highest area 6-7 inches above the lowest part.
Our plan is to use the basement for a combination of nice workshop,
game room, and of course storage.
At a minimum, I would like to make the floor "look" better, though
levelling it would also be nice.
What are some of the alternatives for fixing up the floor?
- Should we have someone pour another layer of concrete or other
self-levelling material to create a new, level surface?
- Are there some good paint-like alternatives that at least would fill
cracks and make the floor look nicer?
How expensive are the various options and what might you folks