Oh yeah, I meant to reply to this yesterday...
The floor had a significant dip in the center, of 1/8" or more. In the basement 
the central 6x6 that runs down the spine of the house was "supported" by a 3" 
or so cedar post that had split at the top and had lost some of its height. Off 
to one side where the dip was worst was a 2x3 spruce post with a significant 
bow in it.
My father in-law had bought a steel post years ago but had never installed it. 
I brought my 12 ton bottle jack and a 4x4, centered the jack under the 6x6 near 
the cedar post and lifted about 1/2". I took out the cedar post and replaced 
with the steel post ending up about 1/4" taller than the cedar post had been. 
Then I moved to the other side of the basement on that same 6x6, lifted 1/4" 
and put in another steel post. Finally I repositioned near the 2x3, lifted to 
get that out and put in another steel post.
The floor now bows about 1/32". I might put some leveler on it before we lay 
the tile but I doubt it, the dip is gentle enough I don't think it will hurt 
vinyl tiles.
-Curt
      From: Craig via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com>
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On Mon, 3 Aug 2015 14:31:20 -0400 Meade Dillon via Mercedes


<mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:

> Home Depot, self-leveling concrete?

Actually, self-leveling underlayment, something the fellow who installed
tile in our house in Los Alamos used.


Craig

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