Damp Course Re-Pointing


Postby mraich » Thu Jun 17, 2010 2:20 pm

Some of the pointing just below the damp course on my bungalow is crumbling away in a small number of places. A neighbour has told me that I should use PVC or PCV product in the mix so that it adheres better to the plastic in the damp course. Anyone know what he means.
Thank you.
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Postby Dan the man » Thu Jun 17, 2010 10:03 pm

He means add PVA glue to the mix to give it better adhesion to the surface.
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Postby mraich » Fri Jun 18, 2010 9:49 pm

[quote="Dan the man"]He means add PVA glue to the mix to give it better adhesion to the surface.[/quote]

Thanks, Dan. Could you state what proportion to use?
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Postby Dan the man » Mon Jun 21, 2010 10:35 am

I'm a plasterer not a bricklayer so I could be giving you wrong info but I would add it to the water 1 part pva to 4 part water, again though read the tub and see what info it gives you.
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