The fact that self leveling is necessary more often on renovation than in new buildings is no guarantee of a level substrate in new buildings.Tolerance in the building industry are fairly broad in that respect 7mm, whilst for parquet floors they are fairly small 2-3mm.
Fluid and fast-drying self level for woodenfloors / parquet
Self level compound products nowadays are highly fluid so that in some respects they even themselves out naturally but the fast setting means it is advisable to give their fluid character a helping hand with a spatula or mop. At all events you have to apply the leveler and spread it very quickly. Therefore, it is also best not to make too much leveler and certainly no more than you can spread in 5-10 minutes.
You can walk on surfaces again after 1-4 hours depends on thickness andclimate.
Time for glue parquet or wooden floors is between 1-7 days depends on climate and thickness of self level compound. If need to apply a second layer of self level compound this can be done after 1 hour after first level is done.
The temperature limits between which levelers can be applied are usually between 7-30 C. It is not advisable to use a leveler if the temperature is outside those limits.
The substrate temperature must be at least 5C. Air humidity between 45-65%. The screed itself must not contain more than 2-2.5% residual moisture when wooden floor is installed on topof this self levelcompound.
To use for wood floors (parquet) only self level compound minimum class C25F6, according to EU Norm EN 13813.
Minimum thickness of self level compound must be + 3mm.
To use only cement based compound.
Never make screed reparation or self level without our recommendation.