An Introduction to Post-Leveling
The Kapro 341 is a stainless steel contractor grade magnetic post level that uses a one-sided, snap on magnetic tape for easy installation. This durable non-magnetic plastic post level can level wood and metal posts and pipes both in flat plains and in the ramps. No matter what type of surface you are working on, this level can be customized to your specific needs. The compact size allows for easy storage in your work tools box without sacrificing counter space.
There are many reasons why using a flat black magnetic level is better than flat black concrete. The first reason is that the magnetic properties of the concrete actually attract the magnetic particles from the magnetic tape. The magnets bond with the metal post thus leveling it quickly. Another reason is that the flat black concrete can be slippery. Once it becomes wet, the water vapor creates friction which wears the top layer off.
If you have an uneven surface, the Kapro341 can be adjusted so that it will evenly level your surface. This is accomplished by rolling the flat surface out and then flattening it out until it is level. The next step is to use the adjusting screws to level the flat and smooth it out. Once the surface is level, it can then be painted or powder coated to match your existing paint or wood stain. Then your concrete can be installed, leaving a natural shine on your floor.
If you are planning to install flooring in your garage, there are two types of the Post Leveler that you can purchase. The first type of this device is stationary, which means that it must be placed on the floor before it can level the surface. The second type of leveling device has wheels that allow it to be rolled around on the floor and then turned around so that the flat surface is leveled. Both of these models are very effective at leveling a flat surface.
Some people also prefer to buy an electric-powered Post Leveler. This device uses suction to draw the concrete evenly into each little hole. An electrical current is passed through the motor, which breaks up the concrete into fine particles. The particles are then shot down onto a mat that has an air compressor that shooting them into the air for leveling the floor. Although the process is quick, some people do not feel that it is as effective as the other methods because some particles of concrete tend to fall back into the ground.
To save money and time, many homeowners opt to use the Post Leveler that is included with their concrete surfaces. You can also buy this machine separately and install it on your own. If you choose to do this, it is important to follow all directions carefully to ensure the highest quality finish. The best way to compare leveling services is to shop around and find the lowest prices. However, be sure to test out both machines to ensure they have the same level of efficiency before making your final decision.